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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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Old 24.10.2019, 11:44
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Brexit.

https://twitter.com/StefanLeifert/st...ardy-brexit%2F


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You can tell it's been a slow day when folk get up to this kind of mischief. You need to be quick before Javid's team realise and get it taken down.

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This is exactly why the plan is so brilliant.
Brexit on 31st October.
Lost decade will start and end on 31st December 2019, after 2 months.

The new decade of unprecedented growth will start on 1st January.
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This is exactly why the plan is so brilliant.
Brexit on 31st October.
Lost decade will start and end on 31st December 2019, after 2 months.

The new decade of unprecedented growth will start on 1st January.
You could say the last 2 decades have been lost, the FTSE closed on 31 December 1999 @ 6930 it's 7311 today so 5.5% higher however inflation has been about 68% over that period.
People have really not cottoned onto how appalling things have been for the last 20 years & seem happy with the status quo.
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You could say the last 2 decades have been lost, the FTSE closed on 31 December 1999 @ 6930 it's 7311 today so 5.5% higher however inflation has been about 68% over that period.
People have really not cottoned onto how appalling things have been for the last 20 years & seem happy with the status quo.
There's no hard evidence to attribute that to the EU, nor is there hard evidence to say that it will get better AFTER leaving the EU.

Easy to shift blame onto the EU and hide all the incompetence of the UK government.

This is the bit that people will be "cottoning onto" post Brexit when there's nowhere left to hide or anyone to blame.
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Old 24.10.2019, 12:42
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You could say the last 2 decades have been lost, the FTSE closed on 31 December 1999 @ 6930 it's 7311 today so 5.5% higher however inflation has been about 68% over that period.
People have really not cottoned onto how appalling things have been for the last 20 years & seem happy with the status quo.
Maybe because FTSE performance is irrelevant to most people's lives? GDP per head in the same period (rather more relevant) is up over 50% and would have been rather more but for the Brexit vote (both due to the lower performance and currency impacts).

Edit. Average earnings in the same period are up 60%...although since the Brexit vote real earnings have declined.
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Old 24.10.2019, 12:54
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New date set in stone, 31st of February, I heard from sure inside source.
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Odile are you seriously suggesting that something that important would announced on EF before it is announced to the world?
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Odile has many connections, clearly she knows more than BoJo. The fact that February does not have 31 days can be ignored
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How silly I almost fell for Odile’s joke !! 🙃
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How silly I almost fell for Odile’s joke !! 🙃
I am not sure Odile thought it was a joke
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Old 24.10.2019, 13:03
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Much whooshing going on today...
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Odile has many connections, clearly she knows more than BoJo. The fact that February does not have 31 days can be ignored
But the new dead line of February 3st IS THE clue! Silly of you to ignore it.
It means: Never.


EU has finally made the decision for GB.
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What's Brexit again?
The plan to make the UK more like Switzerland.

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Old 24.10.2019, 15:02
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The plan to make the UK more like Switzerland.

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Now why beat about the bush - the EU could easily thwart BJ's threat of calling a General Election,
if the EU agrees to an extension to the 31st January and say well we will set Leap Year on the
29th February 2020 as the new Brexit date.
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Latest news: Johnson trying for a 12th Dec General Election.
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Latest news: Johnson trying for a 12th Dec General Election.
Which means that Boris must have thrown in the towel to the chances of Britain leaving the EU
on the 31st October.
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Latest news: Johnson trying for a 12th Dec General Election.

Corbyn on the spot again then.



From the Spectator:

"A quick glance at the House of Commons’ records shows that Corbyn has demanded an immediate election 16 times in Parliament in 2019. Over the same period, the Labour leader has called for an election on Twitter a whopping 34 times as well, bringing the total to 50."
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Whoosh!!
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Hardly. Johnson is distracting from the central issue again by refusing to debate his WA all next week. It also plays straight into the hands of the CWU (Postal Workers union) who are threatening strike action aimed at ruining any GE of 2nd Ref in December because they believe most postal voters are Tories. FFS!
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And then what? There gonna be mostly the same people but on different chairs and they will carry on bickering?
Is that the British way of looking at things from a different perspective?

I get the impression, they would keep themselves busy with anything, just to not deal with the subject at hand.
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