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View Poll Results: What would you personally prefer to happen?
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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Old 25.06.2019, 14:31
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As per Pickwick, how long before we see babies being kissed?
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Old 25.06.2019, 14:59
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As per Pickwick, how long before we see babies being kissed?
He doesn't even acknowledge all the ones he's fathered so the irony would be sickening.
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Old 25.06.2019, 16:08
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

Please watch the clip in this tweet to the end when it goes back to the news studio.


https://twitter.com/sturdyAlex/statu...18246768926725
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Old 25.06.2019, 16:26
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The simple equation is: does this make him less likeable/electable that Jeremy Hunt?
Mould is more likeable than Jeremy Hunt. But if it's the right mould from the right social sphere and went to the right school(s) then it's probably electable mould.
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Old 25.06.2019, 17:17
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Boris Johnson has admitted in an LBC interview that a vital part of his Brexit strategy can only work if he strikes a deal with the EU, undermining his claim that Britain can execute an orderly no-deal exit.
“What you can’t do is unilaterally use a Gatt 24 solution,” Mr Johnson said, referring to the World Trade Organization rule that Brexiters maintain would offer a relatively pain-free route to a no-deal exit.

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Some media are now claiming the famous Boris picture is six weeks old. Nick Ferrari asked Boris over 20 times about this without a definitive answer.
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Old 25.06.2019, 17:23
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Old 26.06.2019, 00:54
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Some tough decisions await Boris when he gets home at night.



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Old 26.06.2019, 22:33
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The government has announced plans to launch procurement exercises to secure freight capacity if the UK leaves the EU with no deal.

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) will lead a procurement exercise to secure an ‘express freight service’. It will transport small medical supply consignments into the UK within 24 hours if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.
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WTF, three years after the vote and there are only plans but really nothing actual in place
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Old 27.06.2019, 02:20
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WTF, three years after the vote and there are only plans but really nothing actual in place
It does not really matter if they have a plan, it won’t work, because they have no control of the loading of the freight on the other side. They would need to have the cooperation of mainland European ports to give priority to the trucks carrying the medical supplies. And how do know where the trucks are so you can tell the authorities which ones get priority? How do you even get trucks to bypass existing queues... They expect foreign port authorities to sort all this out for them in a mo deal situation...
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Old 27.06.2019, 15:57
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Boris Johnson’s claims about the prospects of rewriting the Brexit deal have been compared by the European parliament’s Brexit coordinator to the “false promises, pseudo-patriotism, and foreigner-bashing” he is said to have used to win the referendum.

The suggestion from the Tory leadership frontrunner that he will be able to dump Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement, withhold the UK’s £39bn divorce bill and still negotiate a free trade deal in Brussels has been savaged by Guy Verhofstadt.
Farcical, both Hunt and Boris making promises that cannot be kept!
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Old 27.06.2019, 16:18
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The top government official in charge of no-deal Brexit planning has quit
His departure comes hot on the heels after Karen Wheeler, the official in charge of “frictionless” Brexit border planning including emergency plans for Dover and Northern Ireland in the event of no deal left her post in Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs.
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I assume they are leaving because all the planning is complete with no more to do
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Vauxhall say the manufacture of the next generation of the Vauxhall Astra, at it's Ellesmere Port
car plant, will be put in jeopardy in the event of a No Deal Brexit.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-englan...yside-48790657
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Old 27.06.2019, 19:45
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Vauxhall say the manufacture of the next generation of the Vauxhall Astra, at it's Ellesmere Port
car plant, will be put in jeopardy in the event of a No Deal Brexit.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-englan...yside-48790657
12000 jobs gone today at Ford across the whole of Europe. Guess that must be down to Brexit too.
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Old 27.06.2019, 20:36
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12000 jobs gone today at Ford across the whole of Europe. Guess that must be down to Brexit too.
Vaxhuall said their decision was Brexit related. Please provide a link to where Ford claimed the same?
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12000 jobs gone today at Ford across the whole of Europe. Guess that must be down to Brexit too.
Sad but true, the only time the Tories are affected by the adverse publicity from layoffs is when the
Tory heartlands are impacted by job losses at companies like PricewaterhouseCoopers.


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Old 28.06.2019, 11:19
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From yesterday's Telegraph:

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EPIC cringe...

https://www.theguardian.com/politics...-session-video

I remember our class doing that when we were informed that we had to wear school uniform on the school trip.

We were 9 years old.
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EPIC cringe...

https://www.theguardian.com/politics...-session-video

I remember our class doing that when we were informed that we had to wear school uniform on the school trip.

We were 9 years old.
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After Trump's hissy fit about people kneeling for the flag or national anthem or whatever he was bothered about,
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EPIC cringe...

https://www.theguardian.com/politics...-session-video

I remember our class doing that when we were informed that we had to wear school uniform on the school trip.

We were 9 years old.
Probably the first and last time they will turn up in the European Parliament; I am sure we will get great value for money from their 140+K euro annual income.
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Lol.
Well, if you are going to wave the whataboutery wand and quote partially and out of context, you can bend it to fit any quote you want.

The fact is that these are ELECTED representatives acting like children because they have to cover up the fact that they are out of their depth and couldn't negotiate their way out of a phone box.

At least the kneeling footballers were at the top of their game and could actually do what they were employed to do.
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