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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 26.08.2019, 17:29
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AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Nearly 100 companies have relocated from Britain to the Netherlands or set up offices there to be within the European Union due to the United Kingdom’s planned departure from the bloc, a Dutch government agency said on Monday.

Another 325 companies worried about losing access to the European market are considering a move, the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency said.
https://www.reuters.com/article/uk-b...-idUSKCN1VG0GH
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Old 26.08.2019, 17:49
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Imagine that the Brexit would be cancelled. Would any of these companies move back?
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Old 26.08.2019, 19:10
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Imagine that the Brexit would be cancelled. Would any of these companies move back?
Who knows, but it could mean that the other 325 companies stay, and the jobs they provide, stay in the UK.
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Old 26.08.2019, 19:52
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He won his Brexit but the lies keep coming.

Melton Mowbray pork pie makers and No 10 clash over Johnson claim

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Boris Johnson had said pork pies are exported to Thailand and Iceland, but cannot be to the US due to red tape.
However the Melton Mowbray Pork Pie Association said the pies were not even exported to Thailand and Iceland.
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Old 26.08.2019, 20:08
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I can imagine the dilemma of the Thai: on the left a great dish of fresh Thai food. On the right a pork pie. What shall I eat?
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Old 26.08.2019, 20:12
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I can imagine the dilemma of the Thai: on the left a great dish of fresh Thai food. On the right a pork pie. What shall I eat?
Well probably the Thai dish as the exported pork pie is a figment of BoJo’s ‘very energetic’ imagination.
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Old 26.08.2019, 20:32
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So basically, he's telling porkie pies..
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Old 26.08.2019, 21:08
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Boris and his lies.

Philip Hammond is pulling Boris up on another lie: operation yellow hammer document is dated this month and not written when May was PM.

https://twitter.com/PhilipHammondUK/...39601680916480
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Old 26.08.2019, 21:13
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If you've not seen it yet the flip flop poster is good. So many lies..

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Old 27.08.2019, 10:49
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A little off topic (maybe not in this thread) but I just noticed that Loz hit the self-destruct button. Probably puts me 3 months behind the curve as usual but anyone know what was behind that?
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Old 27.08.2019, 11:16
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I've said before here, one of my closest friends is a dual national and cannot surrender either nationality without losing property inheritance rights in either country (we're talking a good few £100k in each country). She's lived in the UK for 15yrs, is married to my best mate and they have 4 kids together, the eldest being 13yrs old.
maybe a more relevant question would be, why are there EU countries that still have legislation that discriminates inheritance law according to nationality?
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Old 27.08.2019, 11:33
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A little off topic (maybe not in this thread) but I just noticed that Loz hit the self-destruct button. Probably puts me 3 months behind the curve as usual but anyone know what was behind that?
Reason: Dupe

(which means I'm exactly as clueless as you're..)
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Old 27.08.2019, 11:55
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A little off topic (maybe not in this thread) but I just noticed that Loz hit the self-destruct button. Probably puts me 3 months behind the curve as usual but anyone know what was behind that?
He got told off and as a consequence, he threw all his toys out of his pram. What a baby!
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Old 27.08.2019, 12:07
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He got told off and as a consequence, he threw all his toys out of his pram. What a baby!
Whatever his reason for leaving, the forum will be the loser. Debate is not about having everyone with the same opinion.
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Old 27.08.2019, 12:13
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he threw all his toys out of his pram.
And promptly got an on the spot fine for littering.
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Whatever his reason for leaving, the forum will be the loser. Debate is not about having everyone with the same opinion.
Both sides need to listen to debate. Loz often just regurgitated (often hateful) nonsense and wouldn't listen to counter opinions.
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Old 27.08.2019, 12:26
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Whatever his reason for leaving, the forum will be the loser. Debate is not about having everyone with the same opinion.
I'd agree. The forum moderators (or at least some of them) appear to be some sort of immature, politically-correct U.K. students' union who stifle debate by banning anyone they don't agree with from Union debates.
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Old 27.08.2019, 12:27
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maybe a more relevant question would be, why are there EU countries that still have legislation that discriminates inheritance law according to nationality?
One random person on the internet making a statement on the internet does not make it so..... you cannot discriminate against an EU citizen in national law, but that does not mean that everyone will be treated the same, it simply means that you must be treated the same as a national under the same circumstances and there are exceptions.

Inheritance law is a very complex area, but the general rule is that the testator gets to choose between the law of the state where he is a citizen or that of the state where he last lived. But there are an array of exceptions which allow the executors or the beneficiaries to choose a different legal framework and Denmark, Ireland and the UK have an opt out.

The more relevant question would be to ask the OP to be more specific as to what the actual circumstances are and if it is an inheritance law or a tax law question, where up to now there has been little effort on harmonization. My guess would be a tax advantage, but we just don’t know.
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Did you listen to Loz?
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Both sides need to listen to debate. Loz often just regurgitated (often hateful) nonsense and wouldn't listen to counter opinions.
This was and is the case for many people in this debate.
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