Guy Verhofstadt is a Belgian politician who has served as the Leader of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe and a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from Belgium since 2009. He also served as the 47th Prime Minister of Belgium
Verhofstadt speaks for the European Parliament in Brexit negotiations, the elected body of 751 MEPs. Verhofstadt is a vocal Europhile who has made it clear that he will put the Union’s interests first in talks with Britain.
He is the appointed representative of the European Parliament in the Brexit negotiations.
He wants to ensure the right of UK citizen in the EU and the vice versa. Since the negotiations have begun, Guy has been an ardent critic of Britain’s proposed deals.