While Ursula von der Leyen recently acknowledged mistakes made by European leaders in handling Britain’s departure from the EU, in contrast, Rishi Sunak reaffirms his commitment to Brexit.

W elcome to the post-Brexit landscape, where European leaders openly admit past mistakes and look towards the younger generation to shape a better future.

In Brussels, Ursula von der Leyen acknowledged the missteps in the UK’s departure from the EU, suggesting a need for correction. At a recent awards ceremony organised by Politico, the president of the EU Commission said:

“I must say, I keep telling my children, ‘You have to fix it, we goofed it up, you have to fix it’. So I think here too, the direction of travel – my personal opinion – is clear.”

Von der Leyen candidly admitted to the EU’s misjudgments in handling the UK’s exit. Expressing optimism, she encouraged the younger generation to play a pivotal role in rectifying the situation.

Contrary to concerns raised by some, Rishi Sunak’s spokesperson reaffirmed the UK’s commitment to Brexit. Emphasising the advantages of Brexit freedoms, the spokesperson highlighted ongoing efforts to strengthen the migration system and expedite access to medicines:


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