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I want the UK to stay in an ever-closer union 49 23.11%
I want the UK to stay in a loosely connected EU 68 32.08%
I want the UK out because the EU is bad for the UK 22 10.38%
I want the UK out because the EU is a bad thing 23 10.85%
I want the UK out because this would be good for the rest of us 17 8.02%
I don't really care 33 15.57%
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It was NOT covered at all on the main BBC News at 10- which I watched from beginning to end - as I do every night
You should take it up with Paul Royall, the Editor of News at 10.
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A very enlightening article of the current reality on the ground:

http://www.theneweuropean.co.uk/top-...nees-1-5261404
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It was NOT covered at all on the main BBC News at 10- which I watched from beginning to end - as I do every night
I guess it depends on how important the other news of the day is and how much time they take for that. The New York terror attack took up a fair bit of time yesterday.

BBC news at 10 is a 30 minute slot so they have to prioritise news, it's different from the dedicated news channels like a Sky news which broadcast news all day long.

BBC News 24 would be more comparable to Sky news really.
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It was the key news of the day- a massive defeat for the GVT in the Commons. Fallon's resignatin was probably (clearly actually) timed to sideline this. 100s including myself have sent official complaints to BBC. ITV News covered it extensively.
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It was the key news of the day- a massive defeat for the GVT in the Commons. Fallon's resignatin was probably (clearly actually) timed to sideline this. 100s including myself have sent official complaints to BBC. ITV News covered it extensively.
Better start watching ITV news, which has no legal requirement to be unbiased. Normally government votes are minor stories unless its an election as Joe Public does not give a shit.
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Better start watching ITV news, which has no legal requirement to be unbiased.
D'uh! Always do. Love a bit of Tom Bradby, and my home town girl, Kat Burley, over on Sky.
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Old 02.11.2017, 21:28
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Better start watching ITV news, which has no legal requirement to be unbiased....
Yes it does. Same as BBC and Sky News.
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Meanwhile, during renovations in Parliament the quest for temporary office space goes on,




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Meanwhile, during renovations in Parliament the quest for temporary office space goes on,
And where would they put Harriet Harman after the debarcle on 'This Week' last night. Car crash tv if ever I saw it. If I were her boss, she'd be gone.

https://www.thejc.com/news/uk-news/h...wrong-1.447387

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Old 04.11.2017, 11:36
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

First Brexit success

The number of European Union nurses and midwives registering to work in Britain fell by almost 90 percent in the 12 months to September, according to the first full-year figures since the U.K. voted to leave the bloc.

The Nursing and Midwifery Council said Thursday that the number of EU nationals joining the profession here was 10,178 in the year to Sept. 2016 and 1,107 in the year to Sept. 2017.

The number of EU nurses and midwives leaving the profession also rose sharply.

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Meanwhile, during renovations in Parliament the quest for temporary office space goes on,
And we will soon be told, no doubt, that the BBC are the owners/ landlords
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First Brexit success

The number of European Union nurses and midwives registering to work in Britain fell by almost 90 percent in the 12 months to September, according to the first full-year figures since the U.K. voted to leave the bloc.

The Nursing and Midwifery Council said Thursday that the number of EU nationals joining the profession here was 10,178 in the year to Sept. 2016 and 1,107 in the year to Sept. 2017.

The number of EU nurses and midwives leaving the profession also rose sharply.

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You forgot to add "since the NHS introduced language tests" shocker.

Romanian nurse suspended for failing to understand English
Difficulty of NHS language test ‘worsens nurse crisis’, say recruiters
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Old 04.11.2017, 14:52
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Gross incompetence in recruiting practice in NHS blamed on the EU, so what else is new.

The EU directive does not prevent the NHS from carrying out English language tests, but just like with the FMOP and the option to send people home, the UK decided not to do it....
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More and more are realising some people were pulling all the strings:

http://www.globalresearch.ca/how-bre...it/5614194/amp
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Labour is to warn ministers on Monday that they risk being held in contempt of parliament if they do not immediately release dozens of papers outlining the economic impact of Brexit.

The leader of the Commons, Andrea Leadsom, said on Thursday that the government accepted the motion as binding, and that “the information will be forthcoming”.

Meanwhile, the governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, has said the Brexit referendum has stalled Britain’s growth at a time when global conditions mean it should be booming – and warned that the Bank would not be able to intervene to stimulate growth if a bad deal pushed inflation higher.

Carney said: “Since the referendum, business investment has picked up, but not any of the extent one would have expected, given how strong the world is and easy financial conditions are. It should really be booming and it’s just growing.”

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Loz? Reading The Guardian? Are you alright lad? Bumped your head or something?
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Meanwhile, the governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, has said the Brexit referendum has stalled Britain’s growth at a time when global conditions mean it should be booming – and warned that the Bank would not be able to intervene to stimulate growth if a bad deal pushed inflation higher.

Carney said: “Since the referendum, business investment has picked up, but not any of the extent one would have expected, given how strong the world is and easy financial conditions are. It should really be booming and it’s just growing.”

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"Booming". Just like the rest of the Eurozone

Meanwhile the ECB want higher inflation/interest rates as it would allow more room for maneuver should another financial crisis hit. Perhaps someone should show Mark Carney this graph:

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On the news now 'The Paradise Papers' and what it is all about:

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk...-a8039041.html

(and how very embarrassing for HRH)

secrecy, poorly regulated and open to vast corruption.

£75 to £180 billion estimate lost in taxes due to UK.
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On the news now 'The Paradise Papers' and what it is all about:

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk...-a8039041.html

(and how very embarrassing for HRH)

secrecy, poorly regulated and open to vast corruption.

£75 to £180 billion estimate lost in taxes due to UK.
Why is in embarrassing for HRH, she is not liable to tax...... whoever has chosen to pay some voluntary a few years ago.

Just to remind you there is nothing illegal in anyone investing offshore, only failing to report & pay any tax lability is illegal unless your Swiss tax resident where tax evasion is usually not a crime.
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Meanwhile the ECB want higher inflation/interest rates as it would allow more room for maneuver should another financial crisis hit. Perhaps someone should show Mark Carney this graph:
Or you could look at these graphs for a fuller picture of what's happening and why...

http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/publi.../2017/nov.aspx
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