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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 27.09.2020, 18:23
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Labour has recorded its first poll lead since Boris Johnson became prime minister, marking an extraordinary change in fortunes for the two main parties.

Keir Starmer’s party now has a three-point lead over the Conservatives, according to the latest Opinium poll for the Observer.
In a result that will stir more unrest among Tory MPs over the performance of the prime minister, the poll put Labour on 42% support, with the Conservatives on 39%.
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Amazing that Boris could destroy a 26 point lead so quickly.
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Old 27.09.2020, 19:17
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well he has made a spectacular mess of everything so far- in such a small amount of time- and now attacking the very principle of Parliamentary Democracy and selling us all down the river. I am surprised actually that it has taken 'that' long, considering.
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Old 28.09.2020, 10:03
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well he has made a spectacular mess of everything so far- in such a small amount of time- and now attacking the very principle of Parliamentary Democracy and selling us all down the river. I am surprised actually that it has taken 'that' long, considering.
You did not vote Conservative, did everything you could to stop them being elected. You never said a good thing about him, actually nothing has changed from your POV He is carrying out the wish of the people, the many not the few of JackieH
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You did not vote Conservative, did everything you could to stop them being elected. You never said a good thing about him, actually nothing has changed from your POV He is carrying out the wish of the people, the many not the few of JackieH
"Many" being the 43.6% that voted for his party rather than the 56.4% that didn't?
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"Many" being the 43.6% that voted for his party rather than the 56.4% that didn't?
What a ridiculous statement.

Based on this, you get the following:

Party % For % Against
Conservative 43.6 56.4
Labour 32.1 67.9
Liberal Democrats 11.5 88.5
SNP 3.9 96.1
Green 2.7 97.3
DUP 0.8 99.2
Sinn Féin 0.6 99.4
Plaid Cymru 0.5 99.5
SDLP 0.4 99.6
Alliance 0.4 99.6
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Old 28.09.2020, 11:48
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You did not vote Conservative, did everything you could to stop them being elected. You never said a good thing about him, actually nothing has changed from your POV He is carrying out the wish of the people, the many not the few of JackieH
Luckily the UK "wish of the people" helped push Switzerland into the highest ever vote against an anti-EU referendum.
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Luckily the UK "wish of the people" helped push Switzerland into the highest ever vote against an anti-EU referendum.
and the basis for this statement is?
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Old 28.09.2020, 13:34
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clear as a bell for all to see, for sure.
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and the basis for this statement is?
The pig's ear that the UK Govt. has made of managing their EU divorce, over four years and still nothing on paper defining the EU/UK trade relationship.
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Old 28.09.2020, 16:07
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The pig's ear that the UK Govt. has made of managing their EU divorce, over four years and still nothing on paper defining the EU/UK trade relationship.
That will be 3 Governments with 2 general elections since the BREXIT vote
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Old 28.09.2020, 17:04
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That will be 3 Governments with 2 general elections since the BREXIT vote
Just proves my point, each Govt. made a pig's ear of the divorce settlement
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Old 28.09.2020, 17:21
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Just proves my point, each Govt. made a pig's ear of the divorce settlement
Quite, they should never have made one.
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Old 30.09.2020, 15:49
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I thought it was supposed to be the EU folding and making concessions?
Britain offers EU fishing concession as part of Brexit sweetener.
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Old 30.09.2020, 15:53
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Quite, they should never have made one.
Well, it would just be too awful without a divorce settlement like, for example, no flights to or from the EU and/or no flights over the EU.
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Old 30.09.2020, 16:32
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I thought it was supposed to be the EU folding and making concessions?
Britain offers EU fishing concession as part of Brexit sweetener.
This IS the negotiation. Neither side are folding, they are coming to an agreement.
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Old 30.09.2020, 17:08
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This IS the negotiation. Neither side are folding, they are coming to an agreement.
One side is already offering multiple concessions......
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Old 01.10.2020, 14:37
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The European Union has launched legal proceedings against the UK after it failed to withdraw legislation that would breach the Brexit deal both sides signed last year and break international law.
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https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-54370226

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Kicking the can down the road again
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Boris Johnson and Ursula von der Leyen have approved a further month of Brexit negotiations after agreeing that enough progress has been made to justify a last push to reach a deal on trade and security.
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Kicking the can down the road again
Make it stop I can’t take it anymore!
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