Brexit Thread 2

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How would you vote if we had to vote again?

Leave
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2%
Remain
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98%
 
Total votes: 90
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PostRe: Brexit Thread 2
by Moggy » Tue Jul 10, 2018 5:12 pm



:lol:

I guess that means Tory MPs are now against ever having another general election? ;)

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PostRe: Brexit Thread 2
by Hexx » Tue Jul 10, 2018 6:24 pm

:D

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PostRe: Brexit Thread 2
by KK » Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:09 pm

- Guardian

The chief Brexit negotiator for the European Union has declared that 80% of a deal with the UK has been agreed, in a sudden change of narrative that suggests a full agreement can be sealed before October’s deadline.

Speaking in New York on Tuesday, Michel Barnier said: “After 12 months of negotiations we have agreed on 80% of the negotiations.” He added that he was determined to negotiate a deal on the remaining 20%.

The declaration that four-fifths of the deal is done is a significant change of tone from the EU after months of protests that it could not negotiate because the UK had not put its own proposals on the table.

Speaking at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, Barnier said he looked forward to a “constructive discussion” with the UK after the white paper on Brexit is published on Thursday. But he warned: “We need clarity for these negotiations to move forward for the time is very short.”

Barnier said he had never been shown how Brexit provided added value when the world faced challenges from terrorism and climate change to migration, poverty and financial instability.

“It will be clear, crystal clear at the end of this negotiation that the best situation, the best relationship with the EU, will be to remain a member,” he said.

Barnier added: “No deal is the worst solution for everybody. It would be a huge economic problem for the UK and also for the EU. I’m not working for that deal, I’m working for a deal.”

Outlining the scale of the task ahead to enable an orderly 21-month transition following the UK’s departure from the EU next March, he said: “We are not so far from the final agreement, 20%. I don’t want to put myself in the situation where we fail. But to be clear, we are prepared on the European side [for] many options, including the no deal.”

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PostRe: Brexit Thread 2
by Lagamorph » Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:44 pm


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PostRe: Brexit Thread 2
by Meep » Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:45 pm

What I don't understand is why the plan involves free movement of goods and not services. The UK has a surplus in services with the rest of the EU and that's 80% of the economy. It has a deficit in goods. Surely having freedom of goods and not services puts the UK at a huge trading disadvantage? Why would you voluntarily sign up to that let alone suggest it? :? It just makes the trade deficit worse.

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PostRe: Brexit Thread 2
by Hexx » Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:39 am

Meep wrote:What I don't understand is why the plan involves free movement of goods and not services. The UK has a surplus in services with the rest of the EU and that's 80% of the economy. It has a deficit in goods. Surely having freedom of goods and not services puts the UK at a huge trading disadvantage? Why would you voluntarily sign up to that let alone suggest it? :? It just makes the trade deficit worse.


Because they think they can get goods alone

Services means you pretty much have to accept freedom of movement as well

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PostRe: Brexit Thread 2
by Moggy » Wed Jul 11, 2018 8:05 am

Lagamorph wrote:


A clear warning to the EU that Britain's patience is running out?

strawberry floating hell. :lol:

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PostRe: Brexit Thread 2
by Hyperion » Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:42 am

Moggy wrote:
Lagamorph wrote:


A clear warning to the EU that Britain's patience is running out?

strawberry floating hell. :lol:

I want to know more about Geoffrey "Four Hearts" Boycott

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PostRe: Brexit Thread 2
by Moggy » Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:48 am

Hyperion wrote:I want to know more about Geoffrey "Four Hearts" Boycott


Beating women up wore out his first three hearts.

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PostRe: Brexit Thread 2
by Ad7 » Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:20 pm

It's so he can love people 5eva

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PostRe: Brexit Thread 2
by Lagamorph » Wed Jul 11, 2018 4:23 pm


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by lex-man » Wed Jul 11, 2018 4:25 pm

Apparently the government is stockpiling food in the case of a no deal brexit.

https://inews.co.uk/news/politics/the-g ... al-brexit/

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PostRe: Brexit Thread 2
by Benzin » Wed Jul 11, 2018 4:32 pm

lex-man wrote:Apparently the government is stockpiling food in the case of a no deal brexit.

https://inews.co.uk/news/politics/the-g ... al-brexit/



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PostRe: Brexit Thread 2
by Hexx » Wed Jul 11, 2018 4:33 pm

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/20 ... trade-bill


Somehow I don't think these rebels will back down and care about the consequences of defeating the government.

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PostRe: Brexit Thread 2
by Meep » Wed Jul 11, 2018 5:47 pm

We're in the weird situation of counting on the tory government and labour party defeating the tory party and the labour shadow cabinet.

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by Lagamorph » Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:23 pm

Flotilla of barges with energy generators would be sent to Northern Ireland if UK crashes out of the EU

A flotilla of barges would be sent to the coast of Northern Ireland with energy generators after Brexit to keep the region’s lights on in the event of no deal, according to reports on Wednesday.

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PostRe: Brexit Thread 2
by Garth » Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:27 pm

What the actual strawberry float.


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