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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 28.03.2019, 00:03
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Kenneth Clarke's customs union vote was close.

I can not get over the amount of abstentions. Good grief!
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Old 28.03.2019, 00:11
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Old 28.03.2019, 00:13
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Here is the break down, I would humbly suggest a three way vote on the top two ranking options (Customs Union, 2nd Referendum) and May's Deal aka Withdrawal agreement.
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Old 28.03.2019, 00:14
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quelle surprise!
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Old 28.03.2019, 00:52
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They shouldn't have given them even that two weeks notice.

Bye Bye UK!
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Old 28.03.2019, 00:56
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This is like a lactose-intolerant, gluten-intolerant, diabetic, vegan who doesn't like fruit and veg, sitting in a 2 Michelin star restaurant staring wisttfully at the menu. Theresa May's green leaf salad is beginning to look damned appetising, but they still wish to god it would magically turn into a can of baked beans.
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Old 28.03.2019, 01:36
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I can't bare to watch this fiasco any longer. The UK is clearly ungovernable. I'll look in again when the next deadline set by the EU is imminent.
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Here is the break down, I would humbly suggest a three way vote on the top two ranking options (Customs Union, 2nd Referendum) and May's Deal aka Withdrawal agreement.
Yes the MPs seem to have forgotten that the first thing they need to agree on is a withdrawal agreement only after that will the EU move to discussing the future relationship.
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Old 28.03.2019, 08:19
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Yes the MPs seem to have forgotten that the first thing they need to agree on is a withdrawal agreement only after that will the EU move to discussing the future relationship.
Is the extension valid if they don't? If not UK leaves tomorrow!
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Old 28.03.2019, 08:53
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They shouldn't have given them even that two weeks notice.

Bye Bye UK!
EU is making a fool of themselves too when accepting to be part of this telenovela.

No deal and each on their way. I think we should start a petition among the rest of the EU: Please, finish the job!
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Old 28.03.2019, 08:55
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Is the extension valid if they don't? If not UK leaves tomorrow!
Yup, that condition was removed by the EU last week. The first vote in last night's session was a statutory instrument changing the deadline to 22 May if a withdrawal agreement is passed this week or 12 April if it is not.
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Yes the MPs seem to have forgotten that the first thing they need to agree on is a withdrawal agreement only after that will the EU move to discussing the future relationship.
This is very true. What's the point in voting on a Customs Union when the withdrawal agreement would have to be agreed beforehand?

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I like that one. Wtf is that?

Mrs. May offered to resign if they accept "her" deal? Although I do not see the logic in this I am now convinced it must be a crap deal or she wouldn't run from implementing it.

I "like" the way it's 'May's deal', all 'her fault' ..... not much longer and the whole idea of Brexit was her's and her's alone ....
If GB governement really were a one-man-band, Brexit would be long solved.
That's half the reason her party is so pissed off - it IS her deal. She negotiated it, basically on her own without any input from government nor parliament. It's the reason two Brexit secretaries resigned. History will not be kind to Theresa May.
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650 MPs and the best any of the options on the table could get was 268. Talk about Parliament taking control of the process

Also, this is now the third time that a second referendum has been voted on and rejected. I wonder if we'll hear anything about 1604...
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It's getting to be as funny as a sit com!!!

no no no no no no no no......, yes!

'ave a good day y'all

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Amen to that.
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Old 28.03.2019, 10:01
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Amen to that.
How would the UK leave the EU otherwise? I presume you feel the same applies to the Scottish independence referendum?
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How would the UK leave the EU otherwise?
If you come up with the winning formula, you should probably tip off Theresa. She seems to be all out of solutions.

How would I leave the EU? I'm a remoaner, remember. Not my problem...
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If you come up with the winning formula, you should probably tip off Theresa. She seems to be all out of solutions.

How would I leave the EU? I'm a remoaner, remember. Not my problem...
So by your logic all the remoaners in Parliament should shut the hell up, stop interfering and allow the brexiteers to get on with it.
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Old 28.03.2019, 10:14
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So by your logic all the remoaners in Parliament should shut the hell up, stop interfering and allow the brexiteers to get on with it.
No, because they are MPs elected to make changes as and when required. The "logic" you are looking for is that THEY don't need to seek a solution because they are in favour of the status quo REMAINing unchanged. They are then required to vote on the solutions presented.

It's not complicated.

Any MP who thinks it's his duty to "shut the hell up and stop interfering" should probably step down. Or move to North Korea.
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