The EU Referendum

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Should we leave the EU?

Poll ended at Tue Oct 20, 2015 5:12 pm

Yes
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No
9
50%
 
Total votes : 18

Re: The EU Referendum

Postby Elessar » Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:19 am

Kes wrote:I just find it REALLY curious that the larger percentage of the social/political groups who are going to be the ones most fucked over by the immediate results of Brexit, are the ones who voted for it, ie Labour voters. Explain that one, please!


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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby WeeMann » Sat Apr 28, 2018 1:06 pm

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... rexit.html

This article has been floating around social media in the last couple of days, the fact that we'll now have to pay for travel visas within Europe.

Perhaps I'm missing something, but but surely when "We" voted for the abolition of free movement within Europe it was expected that free movement would be abolished?
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby JLP » Mon Jul 09, 2018 3:14 pm

Boris Johnson and David Davies have quit today. The Tories are about as divided over Brexit as the rest of the country.
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby WeeMann » Mon Jul 09, 2018 3:35 pm

JLP wrote:Boris Johnson and David Davies have quit today. The Tories are about as divided over Brexit as the rest of the country.


They always were, as were the other parties.

The main problem is, and always has been, that the referendum was too broad - a simple yes or no vote on a subject which is far too nuanced. As a result, whatever ultimately happens, no-one will be happy.
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby action » Mon Jul 09, 2018 3:42 pm

I'm in favor of brexit.

the less countries that leech off our taxes, the better

just don't come begging for food :roll:
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby WeeMann » Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:25 pm

action wrote:I'm in favor of brexit.

the less countries that leech off our taxes, the better

just don't come begging for food :roll:


Sorry to disappoint you, but we're on a nett loss in the EU, so the strain will be greater on member countries after we've gone.
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby bigV » Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:54 pm

https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/94385 ... -Moscovici

Just a reminder that it's never too late for a U-turn.

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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby Elessar » Tue Aug 21, 2018 3:11 pm

bigV wrote:https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/943858/Brexit-news-EU-UK-can-reverse-vote-Pierre-Moscovici

Just a reminder that it's never too late for a U-turn.

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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby fairydandy » Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:41 pm

bigV wrote:https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/943858/Brexit-news-EU-UK-can-reverse-vote-Pierre-Moscovici

Just a reminder that it's never too late for a U-turn.

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We don't want in Vlad, we want out! Nothing has changed, nothing will change. My only remaining hope is that there is no deal and we don't pay the EU anything at all. I do not want to go to work to pay income tax for those in other countries. It's bad enough paying for the tired Brits.... :?
 
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby bigV » Wed Aug 22, 2018 6:41 am

According to the news, a no-deal Brexit would affect:

Healthcare
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/heal ... 00446.html

Banking
https://www.ft.com/content/53c6a884-8c0 ... 71d5404543

Legal
http://www.itv.com/news/2018-08-22/lega ... al-brexit/

Labour
http://www.itv.com/news/anglia/2018-08- ... ort-finds/

Young people
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfr ... onnections

Crime
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/cars/commen ... al-brexit/

Small business
http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/new ... usinesses/

Climate change
https://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/3 ... eal-brexit

Fishing
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-45221262

...and that's just this week.

Not to mention the fact that a million Brits live on the mainland. According to the UN, the UK has the fifth highest expat population in the EU, after Poland, Romania, Germany and Italy.
https://fullfact.org/europe/how-many-uk ... countries/

How anyone in their right mind still thinks that this whole affair is a good idea is beyond me...

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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby fairydandy » Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:24 am

bigV wrote:
How anyone in their right mind still thinks that this whole affair is a good idea is beyond me...

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The polls haven't really shifted in two years. That's quite incredible given all of the negative nonsense that we have to read. :?
 
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby action » Wed Aug 22, 2018 6:58 pm

are you becoming richer yet?
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby Elessar » Wed Aug 22, 2018 10:06 pm

action wrote:are you becoming richer yet?


Still waiting on dem sweet bendy bananas
 
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby JLP » Thu Aug 23, 2018 8:20 am

Elessar wrote:
action wrote:are you becoming richer yet?


Still waiting on dem sweet bendy bananas



The 51.9% speak for us all so shush your mouth boy. :lol:
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby fairydandy » Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:15 am

JLP wrote:The 51.9% speak for us all so shush your mouth boy. :lol:


Because we had a referendum to settle the matter. If it had gone the other way would 'leave' still have a voice?
 
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