Brexit consequences

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Re: Brexit consequences

Post by Tony.Williams » Wed Dec 19, 2018 3:08 pm

chaggle wrote:
Wed Dec 19, 2018 1:28 pm
Very generous - no-one can complain about that.
I bet some do, though...

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Re: Brexit consequences

Post by bindeweede » Wed Dec 19, 2018 9:45 pm

Government no deal preparations are irresponsible, unnecessary and dangerous.
The latest from Chris Grey, Professor of Organization Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London.

"We are now approaching a very dangerous moment of national polarisation, including threats of political violence, of a sort unknown in modern British political history. It is completely reprehensible that the government, under the guise of ‘pragmatism’, are inflaming rather than defusing that danger."

http://chrisgreybrexitblog.blogspot.com ... s-are.html

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Re: Brexit consequences

Post by Tony.Williams » Thu Dec 20, 2018 3:15 am

Tony.Williams wrote:
Wed Dec 19, 2018 3:08 pm
chaggle wrote:
Wed Dec 19, 2018 1:28 pm
Very generous - no-one can complain about that.
I bet some do, though...
According to an analysis I've seen, apparently the measures being considered by the EU are primarily intended to support the EU members through the turmoil of a Nodexit - that they will also benefit the UK is incidental...

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Re: Brexit consequences

Post by bindeweede » Thu Dec 20, 2018 11:23 pm

The opinions of Professor Robert Patman, Department of Politics, University of Otago, New Zealand. A couple of days old, but worth 8 minutes of your time, I'd say.

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Re: Brexit consequences

Post by Ketchup » Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:00 pm

A reminder of what lies just below the surface of the Peace Agreement in Northern Ireland: this documentary was made in 1993, just as the Peace Agreement was being negotiated. And this is what a No Deal Brexit (and the consequences that a re-establishment of the border between North and South might have on people's lives) might spark:

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That was 1993.

This is [Northern] Ireland now - December 2018:

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Re: Brexit consequences

Post by bindeweede » Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:37 pm

DON'T PANIC!
Police advise stores to hire extra security in case of Brexit panic-buying.
"The news of possible stockpiling comes after Dave Lewis, the chief executive of supermarket chain Tesco, revealed the retailer was working with suppliers to stockpile non-perishable goods -- like tinned food -- in case the UK leaves the European Union on March 29 without a deal.
"The biggest challenge will be where it's hard to get that sort of contingency in places when it comes to fresh food, where you can't stockpile," Lewis said in a conference call with journalists on Thursday.
"Like all food retailers, we'd be very keen that there was no sort of friction at the border, given that the UK imports about half of the fresh food that it eats," he added."

https://edition.cnn.com/2019/01/11/uk/n ... scli-intl/

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Re: Brexit consequences

Post by bindeweede » Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:30 pm

From Sky News. 11.30pm, 14.01.19. Predicting Government loss of tomorrow's vote by 225. We'll have to wait and see.

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Re: Brexit consequences

Post by bindeweede » Tue Jan 15, 2019 7:49 pm

Well! Remarkably close prediction. It was lost by 230.

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Re: Brexit consequences

Post by Tony.Williams » Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:53 am

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46917999
The UK has yet to finalise agreements to replace existing free trade deals the EU has with 40 big economies if there is a no-deal Brexit.
International Trade Secretary Liam Fox said he "hoped" they would but it depended on whether other countries were "willing to put the work in".
Yep. Brexit is all the fault of those furriners so if they want the privilege of being allowed to trade with us, they have to work hard to earn it.

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Re: Brexit consequences

Post by bindeweede » Sat Jan 19, 2019 8:01 pm

Coming to a free trade agreement with the EU should be "one of the easiest in human history.' Liam Fox, July 2017
And more gems from some of the Brexiteers. https://www.indy100.com/article/brexit- ... ve-8636801

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Re: Brexit consequences

Post by Matt » Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:01 pm

These and many more coming to a billboard near you.
https://inews.co.uk/news/brexit/billboa ... y-donkeys/

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Re: Brexit consequences

Post by bindeweede » Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:49 pm

Matt wrote:
Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:01 pm
These and many more coming to a billboard near you.
https://inews.co.uk/news/brexit/billboa ... y-donkeys/
Yes. I chipped in yesterday. https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/by-donkeys

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Re: Brexit consequences

Post by chaggle » Wed Jan 23, 2019 6:55 am

I see James Dyson has nailed his colours to the mast and bailed out.

As if selling massively overpriced toys, dodgy advertising claims and sponsoring Bath Rugby wasn't bad enough...
Don't blame me - I voted remain :con

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Re: Brexit consequences

Post by Croydon13013 » Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:38 am

Tory brexiteer MP wants EU to block British parliamentary democracy:

https://www.thepoke.co.uk/2019/01/23/to ... -the-week/
thIS sIGnaTure iS an

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Re: Brexit consequences

Post by Tony.Williams » Wed Jan 23, 2019 11:29 am

Brilliant!

I see that Fox is now claiming that extending the A50 date beyond the 29 March would be worse than a Nodexit!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46971390

There is so much chaos being generated it is really hard to keep up with it.

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