The Brexit thread

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Re: The Brexit thread

Postby Cunobelin » 25 Oct 2020, 5:55pm

rjb wrote:It was reported on the beeb this morning that the brexit deal depends on the US election. If Trump gets in it no deal, if its Bidon we go for an eu deal. Wait and see, its a week away. :lol:



Biden has stated that if we proceed to break the Original agreement, he would have difficulty negotiating ANY trade deal

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Re: The Brexit thread

Postby Jdsk » 27 Oct 2020, 6:47pm

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Re: The Brexit thread

Postby simonineaston » 28 Oct 2020, 2:14pm

Oh Dear - is [broken link to tweet...] how it's going to be? It'd take too long to list exactly all the ways that this is wrong, but suffice to say, our future is about to be reorganised by people who, severally:
* can't spell (or look up how to...)
* don't know where commodities come from (Kikkoman is made in Holland)
* aren't aware of the current arrangements
* haven't figured out how no-deal will work
* live in a fantasy world of wishing and dreams...
And the folks in favour of leaving, wonder why us remainers won't let the subject drop...
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Re: The Brexit thread

Postby Jdsk » 28 Oct 2020, 2:51pm

Yes, I expect so.

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Re: The Brexit thread

Postby Oldjohnw » 28 Oct 2020, 3:07pm

And when they tried clarification it got worse. A bit like the 40,000 nurses. You have to count the ones who would have left if they didn't leave.
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Re: The Brexit thread

Postby Jdsk » 28 Oct 2020, 3:13pm

But at least the interviews with Ministers on the subject have done wonders in promoting the First Law of Holes.

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Re: The Brexit thread

Postby kwackers » 28 Oct 2020, 4:00pm

It's not all bad news as this tweet from our "Department of International Trade" shows.

(You'll need to ignore the fact it was already tariff free from Japan by virtue of our ex-EU membership and that we buy most of it from the Netherlands which will now get hit by import duties, plus our official gov department don't know the difference between soy and soya but you get the gist.)



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Re: The Brexit thread

Postby Oldjohnw » 2 Nov 2020, 7:36am

I see that Farage, since he is out of the news, has, as is his habit when feeling neglected, started a new party.

Possibly needing some cash he can then persuade his foolish followers to send him more. And he'll get on Newsnight and QT.
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Re: The Brexit thread

Postby kwackers » 2 Nov 2020, 9:14am

Oldjohnw wrote:I see that Farage, since he is out of the news, has, as is his habit when feeling neglected, started a new party.

Possibly needing some cash he can then persuade his foolish followers to send him more. And he'll get on Newsnight and QT.

Not just any party but another populist party designed to appeal to another generation of "hard of thinking".

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Re: The Brexit thread

Postby reohn2 » 2 Nov 2020, 10:00am

simonineaston wrote:Oh Dear - is [broken link to tweet...] how it's going to be? It'd take too long to list exactly all the ways that this is wrong, but suffice to say, our future is about to be reorganised by people who, severally:
* can't spell (or look up how to...)
* don't know where commodities come from (Kikkoman is made in Holland)
* aren't aware of the current arrangements
* haven't figured out how no-deal will work
* live in a fantasy world of wishing and dreams...
And the folks in favour of leaving, wonder why us remainers won't let the subject drop...

Spot on!
But think of all that sovereignty we'll gain...... :?
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Re: The Brexit thread

Postby PDQ Mobile » 2 Nov 2020, 10:02am

Farage is introduced by Trump at presidential election rallies as the " King of England" and also "King of Europe" it was reported by a few sources.
I find his involvement with Trump very disturbing and distasteful.
One can only hope for change.
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Re: The Brexit thread

Postby reohn2 » 2 Nov 2020, 10:05am

kwackers wrote:
Oldjohnw wrote:I see that Farage, since he is out of the news, has, as is his habit when feeling neglected, started a new party.

Possibly needing some cash he can then persuade his foolish followers to send him more. And he'll get on Newsnight and QT.

Not just any party but another populist party designed to appeal to another generation of "hard of thinking".


It's a wonder he's not stood on a virtual street corner selling the elixir of life!
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Re: The Brexit thread

Postby mercalia » 2 Nov 2020, 1:11pm

what shame. seems like chlorinated chicken and hormone flavoured beef wont be on our dinner table as the matter will be enshrined in law.

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Re: The Brexit thread

Postby Jdsk » 2 Nov 2020, 1:16pm

mercalia wrote:what shame. seems like chlorinated chicken and hormone flavoured beef wont be on our dinner table as the matter will be enshrined in law.

Where's that from, please? I've only heard of an advisory committee.

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Re: The Brexit thread

Postby mercalia » 2 Nov 2020, 2:37pm

Jdsk wrote:
mercalia wrote:what shame. seems like chlorinated chicken and hormone flavoured beef wont be on our dinner table as the matter will be enshrined in law.

Where's that from, please? I've only heard of an advisory committee.

Thanks

Jonathan


Unless the headline is 100% wrong

The government has finally vowed not to allow chlorinated chicken or hormone-fed beef on British supermarket shelves, defying demands from the US that animal welfare standards be lowered as part of a future trade deal.

The international trade secretary, Liz Truss, and the environment minister, George Eustice, have also revealed the government will put the recently established trade and agriculture commission on a statutory footing with a new amendment to the agriculture bill.


https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/nov/01/uk-will-not-import-chlorinated-chicken-from-us-ministers-brexit?