, the European Parliament's Brexit co-ordinator, said he wanted the UK to sign an association agreement with the EU to cover its relationship after leaving the bloc.
said in a statement that the UK's position was unacceptable to the parliament, which will have a right to veto any withdrawal agreement.
argued it would be "penalising citizens" to continue without change in the areas of goods and financial services, but alter freedom of movement rules.
STRASBOURG BRITAIN'S Brexit minister has personally guaranteed that London will not go back on its hard-fought EU divorce promises, the European Parliament's pointman Guy Verhofstadt
said on Wednesday.
The parliament's chief Brexit co-ordinator Guy Verhofstadt
said suggestions from David Davis that the agreement was not binding had undermined trust in the UK.
Two hours before they sit down for lunch with May in Brussels, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and his Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier will brief Guy Verhofstadt
and his European Parliament Brexit team, an official said.
It will not be the taxpayers of the European Union who pay Britain's bar bill" - The European Parliament's chief Brexit co-ordinator Guy Verhofstadt
Talks are not going well and Britain's position is not clear enough, Guy Verhofstadt
Parliaments chief Brexit Coordinator Guy Verhofstadt
(ALDE, BE) told MEPs that limited progress has been made after the first three rounds of Brexit talks, in particular concerning the UKs financial commitments to the EU, during a debate with the Constitutional Affairs Committee on Monday.
The leader of the Liberals in the EP, Guy Verhofstadt
, called on European leaders to work more closely together to take charge of Europe's destiny.
ALDE President Guy Verhofstadt
declared that the worst possible outcome of the ongoing coalition talks in Bulgaria would be a cabinet with the participation of nationalist formations like the Patriotic Front and the Ataka party.
MEP Niccolo Rinaldi (ALDE, Italy), who presented this alliance alongside Guy Verhofstadt
(Belgium) on 7 March, is expected to be part of that list.