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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%
Voters: 212. You may not vote on this poll

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It would have been interesting to see if the deal would have passed. Pity. Labour might live to regret this moment because this could mean no deal. They will take a huge beating at the next elections.
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Old 19.10.2019, 16:57
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Bloody hell, Johnson is a giant prick.
Corbyn sounds measured and sensible by comparison.

Normally I’m not such a fan. Weird times.
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Old 19.10.2019, 16:57
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Bloody hell, Johnson is a giant prick.
..,.and they don't make condoms that large
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Old 19.10.2019, 16:58
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Corbyn sounds measured and sensible by comparison.

Normally I’m not such a fan. Weird times.
I know! I never in a million years thought I would ever think that about Corbyn.
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Corbyn sounds measured and sensible by comparison.

Normally I’m not such a fan. Weird times.
Measured? I'm trying to measure the range of stances he has had on brexit.
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Old 19.10.2019, 17:01
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Measured? I'm trying to measure the range of stances he has had on brexit.


I’m referring to his speech in parliament just now, not his political career.
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Old 19.10.2019, 17:10
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"Brexit is like consent - we can change our minds during foreplay," read one placard. "Pulling out never works," read another.
From Reuters...
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Old 19.10.2019, 17:29
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I was impressed with May today. She speaks in a more measured and polite way and doesn't act like the snotty brat that Johnson does. In today's comments in parliament she put her party and country (?) first and said she'd vote for his bill because it delivers Brexit.

Boris voted against May's deal and threw her under the bus repeatedly. He came back with a deal that's mostly hers with a few tweaks, and thinks he deserves credit as the genius of the century. Yet she still supports him. Wow.

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Letwin amendment passed that's good news.
Boris still says he will not ask for a further delay, so there is no light at the end of the chunnel yet.
Will there ever be.
Hopefully the ship of fools will sink.
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Old 19.10.2019, 18:06
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Once the whole ordeal is over Laura Kuenssberg could probably write a few volumes on Brexit.
...and bankrupt herself in the process. The index would be blank with no source references rendering her books as little more than supposition and anecdote. She's seriously blotted her copybook of late. I find her reporting toothless and gutless, particularly compared to Faisal Islam.

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Labour might live to regret this moment because this could mean no deal. They will take a huge beating at the next elections.
More than Labour voted for the Letwin Amendment, and please don't forget that Letwin is a Tory himself.

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I was impressed with May today.
I was impressed by her double layer gorilla love beads today, a marked departure from the single strand and Marley's ghost chains. You just know she really wanted to say "I effin told you so ya pompous numpty!"
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Old 19.10.2019, 18:07
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Watching Live in Parliament today was almost as exciting as a football world cup!


Obviously a rugby world cup is far more exciting!
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Old 19.10.2019, 18:30
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The next extension may be for a budgetary period (5 years) as some of the 27 are getting tired of this nonsense and what a break so the EU can concentrate on other issues.
That would actually make sense if there was reasonable hope to get a follow-on arrangement done while predictable regulations apply. Unfortunately both history and the present demonstrate that no timeframe will be long enough.
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Wake me when it's all finished!
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Theresa May has class.
True emotional intelligence.
They should all learn from her.
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Corbyn is murdering the opportunity for Labour to get in at the next election.
Good.
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Watching Live in Parliament today was almost as exciting as a football world cup!


Obviously a rugby world cup is far more exciting!
I watched both, and yes the rugby was spot on.
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I know! I never in a million years thought I would ever think that about Corbyn.
Me neither!
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Which deal did they vote for then?
Oh good grief are you for real? If yes, do some reading. If no, must try harder.
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Theresa May has class.
True emotional intelligence.
They should all learn from her.
Indeed, I was impressed by her first speech as PM & again today.
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Corbyn is murdering the opportunity for Labour to get in at the next election.
Good.
We (as a country) would have never been in this situation in the first place if there'd been a decent opposition leader in office. He's appearing more statesmanlike lately, but it's scant compensation for what led us to this place, and let's be having it right, many of us would easily be capable of appearing statesmanlike with such a febrile opponent as the current PM.
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