No wonder he’s hard to negotiate with! EU chief who gained name ‘Baby Thatcher’ revealed

No wonder he’s hard to negotiate with! EU chief who gained name ‘Baby Thatcher’ revealed
 

The European Parliament’s Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt is known for his outspoken tweets attacking Britain’s Brexit strategies and standing up for the EU.
And while his style may seem rather more outlandish than Britain’s longest-reigning Prime Minister of the 20th Century, Mr Verhofstadt, 64, revealed he was given the nickname ‘Baby Thatcher’ during his time in Belgian politics.
In a warning shot to Britain, the former Belgian Prime Minister said the shrewd way he governed his country earned him the title.
He told Politico: “I was elected as leader of my party at 28. It was a record... read more

 
7 December 2017 in World News, Views: 44
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