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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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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

It isn't confirmed yet, but it would be a sensible move, and has, at least some, EU backing.

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Old 09.04.2019, 15:01
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Which is the most absurd and irritating thing in this whole story. The little, despicable fascist Farage and like-minded fellows had their way after all....shame on you, EU! Not many things about EU succeeded to make me that angry.
Yes, but the EU doesn't care about little Farage and his showmanship of lies (he should join a circus, he'd be great).. and he rarely attends anyway.

I am actually glad that someone in this sorry dog's dinner of a mess has some sympathy and understanding for the people of Britain and the economy, because many in the tory party and the ERG do not give a rat's arse.

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Old 09.04.2019, 15:14
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Two years later, I wonder whether his worst fears have been realised?

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Old 09.04.2019, 15:50
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Which is the most absurd and irritating thing in this whole story. The little, despicable fascist Farage and like-minded fellows had their way after all....shame on you, EU! Not many things about EU succeeded to make me that angry.

In what way did he have his way? Didn't he say he was happy the present parliamentary session was his last?


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Old 09.04.2019, 19:12
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

Ofsted chief, Professor Daniel Muijs, has been refused 'settled status' in the first round of his application and must now provide further evidence.

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Originally from Belgium, he has worked in the UK for more than 20 years.
The Home Office says he has not been "refused", but more information needs to be supplied.
Prof Muijs, whose research work has helped to improve schools in England, has so far not been accepted by the application process for EU citizens wanting to continue living and working in the UK after Brexit.
https://www.bbc.com/news/education-47853438

If someone of his educational level and length of service to the UK can be subjected to this, god help anyone else who may not be as intelligent. It's also not helpful that Guy Verhofstadt has picked up on this, and he isn't impressed. Windrush II?
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Old 09.04.2019, 22:09
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Which is the most absurd and irritating thing in this whole story. The little, despicable fascist Farage and like-minded fellows had their way after all....shame on you, EU! Not many things about EU succeeded to make me that angry.
The EU is as has been said may times a rule based organisation, election participation is a requirement end of story.

And besides people like Farage and Ming to mention another one play an important part in parliament - they act as the filler allowing MEPs to pop out for a coffee, send and SMS etc. as they can be sure these clowns are not going to say anything of any importance ;-)
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Hmmm...

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Old 10.04.2019, 03:37
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Only if you have not been paying attention!
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Old 10.04.2019, 10:15
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

So what right to revocation is this? The right to revoke the extension? Or the right to revoke the application for the extension? And what does "at any time" mean? Does it mean, without prior notice, or does it mean whenever it suits them?
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So what right to revocation is this? The right to revoke the extension? Or the right to revoke the application for the extension? And what does "at any time" mean? Does it mean, without prior notice, or does it mean whenever it suits them?
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Old 10.04.2019, 10:37
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

I'm sitting here wondering of all this talk of a 9 or 12 month extension has the hidden agenda behind it of 'guiding' the MP's into voting for a no-deal immediate exit.

They (EU and May) all know no-one really wants a long extension, and that forcing one upon the UK might make the UK to choose the no-deal exit on Friday.
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Old 10.04.2019, 13:50
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

An interesting comparison is being heavily hinted at here...

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An interesting comparison is being heavily hinted at here...

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She's a total idiot, so not a real argument.

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I'm interested to know why you would say that. Do you have prior experience of her?
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Old 10.04.2019, 14:15
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She's a total idiot, so not a real argument.

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The judge was female?

You're not killing the messenger here, are you?
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Old 10.04.2019, 14:26
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Playing the man (woman) not the ball eh?

Idiot or not (would dispute that at least partially as well), how does that invalidate the Bundesgericht decision and the implication over the Brexit result?
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You're not killing the messenger here, are you?
Oh he is.
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And what given fact in any official Brexit referendum publication was wrong?

Does the U.K. even have such official informing booklets?
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Does the U.K. even have such official informing booklets?
It had official campaigns run by officially authorised campaign groups.
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Doesn't have to be a publication. Misleading and untrue information from the official campaigns put it on a par with the Swiss example given above.

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The UK government sent out official leaflets in advance of the referendum.
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