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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 24.03.2019, 23:00
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Many British Citizens don’t have such a thing. Like the 5,000+ votes from Citizens in Switzerland.
Sure they have a UK national insurance no, I have one & not lived in the Uk for 25 years. I no longer live in CH & was never a citizen but have a CH AVS no.
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Old 24.03.2019, 23:04
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I wonder how many people would sign a contra petition supporting no-deal Brexit??
Currently 529,639: https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/229963
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Old 24.03.2019, 23:16
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Sure they have a UK national insurance no, I have one & not lived in the Uk for 25 years. I no longer live in CH & was never a citizen but have a CH AVS no.
It’s completely irrelevant because you don’t need an NI number to sign a petition.
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Old 24.03.2019, 23:33
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I wonder how many people would sign a contra petition supporting no-deal Brexit??
The text of this petition is ridiculous.

We are wasting Billions of pounds of taxpayers money trying to negotiate in a short space of time. Leaving the EU in March 2019 will allow the UK good time to negotiate more efficiently. The EU will be more eager to accept a deal on our terms having lost a major partner.

I assume they lost many votes from Leavers who find the 3rd sentence ridiculous. After all most Leavers do not want a deal ever.
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Old 24.03.2019, 23:49
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It’s completely irrelevant because you don’t need an NI number to sign a petition.
Sure so you can sign multiple times, the no quoted is not relevant for that reason.
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Old 25.03.2019, 00:25
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This clown is unbelievable, I don't understand why she doesn't just sack him.


https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics...d-come-eu-now/
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Old 25.03.2019, 01:52
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Sure so you can sign multiple times, the no quoted is not relevant for that reason.
If my home town had signed in large numbers, then I'd be suspicious, but seeing as only 3.9% of the electorate have, I'd say that's pretty accurate.

On the other hand, in Bristol West, which was 79.7% Remain in the referendum, 25.27% of the electorate have signed the petition. I'm not seeing any major shift in how the signatures are dispersed compared to the referendum result, which would be extremely difficult to replicate if the signatures were random fakes.

But nevermind FMF, there weren't 1 million people marching in London yesterday. You imagined that too.
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Old 25.03.2019, 01:55
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Sure so you can sign multiple times, the no quoted is not relevant for that reason.
Sure, so why don't you create a nicely worded petition supporting leave so we can see how many million sign this!
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Old 25.03.2019, 02:17
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This clown is unbelievable, I don't understand why she doesn't just sack him.


https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics...d-come-eu-now/
Sack him from what, he's already a bank bencher?
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Old 25.03.2019, 08:06
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Sure so you can sign multiple times, the no quoted is not relevant for that reason.
Yes if you have multiple email addresses in order to send the return email confirmation as well as postcodes. Same goes for the pro Brexit petition which has reached the grand total of not-many-at-all so either people are only signing once or Brexiters are too thick to figure out how to create thousands of email addresses each.

The inescapable reality is that a LOT of people are extremely nervous of leaving this mess in the hands of an incompetant goverment and the volume of people signing pretty much reflects that reality.

I’m not surprised you either can’t or you simply refuse to see that.
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Old 25.03.2019, 08:23
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Sure, so why don't you create a nicely worded petition supporting leave so we can see how many million sign this!
https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/243319
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I wonder how many people would sign a contra petition supporting no-deal Brexit??
Recent petitions on the parliment petition site: https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions?q=50

Revoke Article 50 and remain in the EU.
5,233,720 signatures

Hold a referendum on the final Brexit deal
145,116 signatures, now closed

Leave the EU immediately
141,838 signatures, now closed

Brexit re article 50 it must not be suspended/stopped under any circumstances
116,484 signatures, now closed

The Prime Minister should advise Her Majesty the Queen to prorogue Parliament.
96,179 signatures
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Old 25.03.2019, 08:37
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Recent petitions on the parliment petition site: https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions?q=50

Revoke Article 50 and remain in the EU.
5,233,720 signatures

Hold a referendum on the final Brexit deal
145,116 signatures, now closed

Leave the EU immediately
141,838 signatures, now closed

Brexit re article 50 it must not be suspended/stopped under any circumstances
116,484 signatures, now closed

The Prime Minister should advise Her Majesty the Queen to prorogue Parliament.
96,179 signatures
May might do all 5 of them. The question is in which order.
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The 142k voting to leave immediately is pretty indicative.
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Recent petitions on the parliment petition site: https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions?q=50

Revoke Article 50 and remain in the EU.
5,233,720 signatures

Hold a referendum on the final Brexit deal
145,116 signatures, now closed

Leave the EU immediately
141,838 signatures, now closed

Brexit re article 50 it must not be suspended/stopped under any circumstances
116,484 signatures, now closed

The Prime Minister should advise Her Majesty the Queen to prorogue Parliament.
96,179 signatures
Meaningless figures
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Says who....omtatsat? Are you also a British citizens like so many Australians?
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Says who....omtatsat? Are you also a British citizens like so many Australians?
No. For me the queen belongs in the Tower of London where all monarchy belongs
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Old 25.03.2019, 09:09
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No. For me the queen belongs in the Tower of London where all monarchy belongs
Also for many British.
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Also for many British.
Indeed. Time to phase this anachronistic anomaly out, once the current queen shuffles off.
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Also for many British.
Yes. Throw 90% of the politicians in there also
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