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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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British Exports and continuity trade agreements signed with The Faroe Islands.
Yes after signing trade deals with Chile and Switzerland, International Trade
Secretary Liam Fox is hailing The Faroe Islands, a significant opportunity for
British exporters once we leave the EU.

Of course the verdict from the British man in the street is 'where on earth is
the Faroe Islands ?' and are they next door to the Falkland Islands and
won back from the Argies during the Falklands War ??
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Old 11.02.2019, 18:50
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British Exports and continuity trade agreements signed with The Faroe Islands.
Yes after signing trade deals with Chile and Switzerland, International Trade
Secretary Liam Fox is hailing The Faroe Islands, a significant opportunity for
British exporters once we leave the EU.

Of course the verdict from the British man in the street is 'where on earth is
the Faroe Islands ?' and are they next door to the Falkland Islands and
won back from the Argies during the Falklands War ??

They're in Egypt of course, right next to Potiphar.

Of course the Pharaoh Islands will make giving back the Elgin marbles part of the trade deal.
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

I knew I should have picked GCSE Faroese.
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Old 11.02.2019, 18:52
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Some say this trade deal is nothing but a pyramid scheme.
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Old 11.02.2019, 20:31
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British Exports and continuity trade agreements signed with The Faroe Islands.
Yes after signing trade deals with Chile and Switzerland, International Trade
Secretary Liam Fox is hailing The Faroe Islands, a significant opportunity for
British exporters once we leave the EU.

Of course the verdict from the British man in the street is 'where on earth is
the Faroe Islands ?' and are they next door to the Falkland Islands and
won back from the Argies during the Falklands War ??
Every little counts, especially if Britain is at this very moment deliberately antagonizing potentially important *post-Brexit trading partners like China and Russia with ill considered military maneuvers and outbursts from the defence secretary Gavin Williamson about the need to exercise "hard power" against them.

* it may still not happen !
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Old 11.02.2019, 21:57
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Absolutely and not at all. I would ask anyone the same question.
What makes you entitled to people taking their time to answer your combative and personal stuff?

Nobody is entitled to other people having to engage in communication. This is not a school or a community government. Our council of veterans is also voluntary based.
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What makes you entitled to people taking their time to answer your combative and personal stuff?

Nobody is entitled to other people having to engage in communication. This is not a school or a community government. Our council of veterans is also voluntary based.
Why did you engage? Why do you think Odile is suggesting she is entitled? I daresay if nobody answered her, she would manage to live with it.

That's the point though, she is entitled to ask, and you are entitled to ignore...but you didn't.
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Old 12.02.2019, 11:26
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But Brexit hasn't happened yet...

https://www.theguardian.com/politics...economy-stalls

Oh boy, it is starting to...
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Old 12.02.2019, 11:30
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So two Tories calling each other names.

Cool.

We missed you DB
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Old 12.02.2019, 11:34
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But Brexit hasn't happened yet...

https://www.theguardian.com/politics...economy-stalls

Oh boy, it is starting to...
...as I mentioned earlier in the thread, a fair assumption is that the huge inventory build-up over the last months has been keeping the UK economy afloat. Once that ends it's going to be difficult and once companies start de-stocking things are likely to turn rather negative purely because of this effect. Quite apart from the negative Brexit hit.
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But Brexit hasn't happened yet...

https://www.theguardian.com/politics...economy-stalls

Oh boy, it is starting to...
Growth for 2018:

UK 1.4%
Germany 1.1%
France 0.9%
Italy 0.1%
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Growth for 2018:

UK 1.4%
Germany 1.1%
France 0.9%
Italy 0.1%
Growth for 2017:
UK 1.8%
Germany 2.2%
France 2.0%
Italy 1.4%

So because other countries in Europe are slowing down (currently more), that's a win for you? We aren't making the gains promised, but the others are currently doing worse.

As long as Britain isn't doing as badly the forrins, it's a win. Brexit in a nutshell.
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Old 12.02.2019, 12:11
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Growth for 2017:
UK 1.8%
Germany 2.2%
France 2.0%
Italy 1.4%

So because other countries in Europe are slowing down (currently more), that's a win for you? We aren't making the gains promised, but the others are currently doing worse.

As long as Britain isn't doing as badly the forrins, it's a win. Brexit in a nutshell.

That's some odd logic.
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That's some odd logic.
I quite agree. I'll stand in shit up to my ankles and smile, as long as Germany is up to its knees.
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Old 12.02.2019, 17:41
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The registered office for Nigel Farage's new political party, The Brexit Party, is a bed and breakfast in Norwich.

https://twitter.com/evolvepolitics/s...08559303888896

Bed & Brexit, anyone?
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He's probably preparing his business for the massive influx of foreign tourists to visit "cheap Britain" once you get 2 pounds for 1 Euro
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Old 12.02.2019, 19:09
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Bed & Brexit, anyone?
He's up against Rachel Riley's new party, so I'll have 4 vowels and 5 consonants please
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The registered office for Nigel Farage's new political party, The Brexit Party, is a bed and breakfast in Norwich.

https://twitter.com/evolvepolitics/s...08559303888896

Bed & Brexit, anyone?
I hear he's already lost his deposit for dismantling the Corby trouser press.
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Can someone book Loz a room for the 29th?
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Can someone book Loz a room for the 29th?
Apocalyptic scare stories, insults and salty tears.

44 sleeps until Brexit. Glorious.
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