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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 04.12.2018, 17:29
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Except while the UK have been out of the room playing silly buggers there have been a few changes... like no more budget rebates going forward...
You really need to keep up, the Uk can have the budget rebates going forward.... https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/br...140001760.html
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Old 04.12.2018, 17:58
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Except while the UK have been out of the room playing silly buggers there have been a few changes... like no more budget rebates going forward...
Bit if artichoke 50 was revoked, technically it would be as if nothing happened and thus it wouldn't be going forward.

Unless you believe that standing still is the new going forward.
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Old 04.12.2018, 18:40
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I am all for standing still. Status quo ante is my middle name!

S/he who fights and runs away, lives to fight another day.
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Old 04.12.2018, 19:17
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In contempt- showing that Government has definitely NO majority at all ...

A vote of 311-293 in favour of the motion was passed. This vote effectively means that the entire legal advice must be published.

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artichoke 50


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Old 04.12.2018, 19:28
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Nigel Farage announced today he is leaving the UKIP party!
You could not make this sh## up!

I completely agree that May's best next step is to withdraw from Brexit.

The current proposed deal on Brexit is rubbish. A no Brexit deal would destroy the UK economy; not because it would be intrinsically bad but simply because the UK has not properly prepared for this scenario
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Nigel Farage announced today he is leaving the UKIP party!
You could not make this sh## up!

I completely agree that May's best next step is to withdraw from Brexit.

The current proposed deal on Brexit is rubbish. A no Brexit deal would destroy the UK economy; not because it would be intrinsically bad but simply because the UK has not properly prepared for this scenario
A complete withdrawal from Brexit would also make this thread superfluous and put paid to the thread
and the arguments, going round and round in circles over Brexit.
Therefore I would urge all those Brits who would like to see this Brexit thread bite the dust for good,
to write to your British MP immediately ( assuming you still have the vote ) and Stop Brexit !!
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Old 04.12.2018, 19:52
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In contempt- showing that Government has definitely NO majority at all ...

A vote of 311-293 in favour of the motion was passed. This vote effectively means that the entire legal advice must be published.
Thats a very close vote, I think another vote is needed
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A complete withdrawal from Brexit would also make this thread superfluous and put paid to the thread
going round and round in circles over Brexit.
Therefore I would urge all those Brits who would like to see this Brexit thread bite the dust for good,
to write to your British MP immediately ( assuming you still have the vote ) and Stop Brexit !!
Abosolutely not, rather the contrary, clearly stating sooner the better.
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Old 04.12.2018, 19:59
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Abosolutely not, rather the contrary, clearly stating sooner the better.
No way - Stop the Brexit thread now and withdraw Article 50 !!

Then British Expats in Switzerland can devote their time to more important issues, like the price
of Swiss watches.
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Old 04.12.2018, 20:06
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No way - Stop the Brexit thread now and withdraw Article 50 !!

Then British Expats in Switzerland can devote their time to more important issues, like the price
of Swiss watches.
You got more chance of being decapitated by a frisbee and finding Elvis on the moon.
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Old 04.12.2018, 20:09
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I didn't make it clear that Swiss authorities should be able to take whatever decision regardless. I said that circumstances can change so that you're not allowed (able to) live here anymore.
Writing "we're here at the grace of the Swiss" or something similar couldn't be interpreted in any other way, really.

Now, I don't have a problem with this sentence but I don't think that they should be able to kick out anyone they wish just because. Not people who came here legally and contributed more than many of the Swiss themselves...and SVP makes everything to seem pretty unsure and ugly.
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And Jackson is alive.
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And Jackson is alive.
And Jacob Rees-Mogg can finally reveal those wonderous new trade deals with Persia and Mesopotamia !!
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Anything- just anything can happen.

BTW why is there no further news about the Arron Banks fraud and massive fine. Is it being hushed as it could give great weight against the Referendum?

And in the meantime, Corbyn just wants to use the current situation to call for a GE

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not because it would be intrinsically bad but simply because the UK has not properly prepared for this scenario
Almost as if it was the plan all along. Remain by design.

Could soon be time to dust off your yellow vests folks.

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Anything- just anything can happen.

BTW why is there no further news about the Bannon fraud and massive fine. Is it being hushed as it could give great weight against the Referendum?

And in the meantime, Corbyn just wants to use the current situation to call for a GE
Reminds me "BBC drops plans for Brexit TV debate between May and Corbyn"

What is the opposite of "Win Win"?
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Reminds me "BBC drops plans for Brexit TV debate between May and Corbyn"

What is the opposite of "Win Win"?
Apparently Corbyn's a fan of I'm a Celebrity . . . Get Me Out of Here !


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Why not withdraw article 50 on 28th March and again plan to leave one week later? like this the whole EU cannot move forward and the UK would get a much better negotiation position.
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Why not withdraw article 50 on 28th March and again plan to leave one week later? like this the whole EU cannot move forward and the UK would get a much better negotiation position.
Yes that would definitely do wonders for your reputation! And you’d be in exactly the same situation as with the proposed deal - accepting all EU regulations etc with no say and no ability to do trade deals. The EU would simply assign the negotiating task to some minor official how would just keep telling you the deal that is on the table is it.

Needless to say two more years of BS, with the prospect of more would not inspire business and inward investment much either.

And yes the EU is moving forward, you’re just not at the table anymore. The new budget as been set out, rebates have been eliminated, the trade deal wth Japan sorted out, initial reform of the Euro agreed and so on.
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