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Brexit........ anyone want to talk about it?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by JANICE199, Aug 21, 2018.


  1. Jesthar

    Jesthar PetForums VIP

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    To be fair to scrippy, she did only say 'No deal' brexit, not Brexit as a whole. :) Although, of course, the Extreme Brexiteers will always argue that anything other than a No Deal Brexit isn't Brexit at all

    Wow, I thought so too, but it's all over the major news sites.

    Can't say I see her appeal finding any favour. A lot of workers protection legislation is EU based, and the Unions would want to see them fully enshrined in UK law (as in the signed, sealed, delivered kind of enshrined enshrined) before they'd even consider giving consideration. Even then it's unlikely - when politicians talk about 'deregulation' for the sake of competition, it's usually workers rights, health and safety and quality control that are top of the list for making cuts.

    Still, I suppose she's laying more groundwork for people to blame in the aftermath...
     
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  2. Happy Paws

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    It's getting really humiliating for her now, having to beg the unions for help.

    If it wasn't so serious, it would be laughable.
     
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  3. Arnie83

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  4. Elles

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    Financial institutions moving out, or setting up additional new premises in Europe was mentioned as a possible down side to brexit a number of times before the referendum. It’s kind of obvious really. People still voted to leave the Eu, so they either don’t see it as a down side, or it wasn’t a priority consideration.

    For myself, I see that many foreign companies set up in Britain have to import staff, some even commuting between mainland Europe and Britain. It would be better for everyone if they set up where the staff are already and where it’s more convenient with less travel/carbon footprint. Whenever it’s mentioned, it makes me think of the Italian couple who came here to work in our financial capital and died in Grenfell. Obviously a mass exodus of employers wouldn’t be good for Britain, but some reshuffling will benefit more than just us.

    I wasn’t in agreement with high Eu tariffs on some Chinese goods encouraging Chinese companies to instead set up in Europe forcing staff to relocate with them either. It’s all a bit of a merry go round imo. Sometimes the money isn’t worth it.

    Either way it’s too late now.
     
  5. KittenKong

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    Protects her job that is.
     
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  6. Arnie83

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    Plus a number of people probably weren't too interested in the details.

    And of course there were some who kept shouting "Project Fear!" whenever a downside like this was mentioned.
     
  7. kimthecat

    kimthecat PetForums VIP

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    I'm still waiting for a reply to this . Since I gave you an answer when you demanded , I hope you will respond like wise.
     
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  8. Calvine

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    Must be too busy cleaning the brand new Porsche. :rolleyes:
     
  9. Calvine

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    It would make a great comedy sketch in fact.
     
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  10. cheekyscrip

    cheekyscrip Pitchfork blaster

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    Thought Japanese PM was talking about No Deal?
    Or rather stressed that UK should have a deal with EU.

    As to clean Brexit ...

    With all the lies, the cheating right from the beginning....
    Did they say who will benefit from pound devaluation and deregulation?

    Big corporations which are global.
    Think FTSE100.
    Who will go down - FTSE250, small cap, British invested.

    Economy is feeling it already - retail showing worst results from 2008.


    Without income the government cannot provide for NHS, schools, police, environment etc...

    Please read any advice for investors about British markets, look at share prices of even decent small cap stock - the fall in value reflects the expectations that Brexit will cut their profits so already affected.


    How hard it is to understand?

    Economy translates to hours you will spend in A&E ok?
    How safe the street you walking on is.
    And so on...

    Job loss is not only affecting those who are unemployed but has much wider consequences for economy ...

    People who voted for Brexit might have be rightly annoyed by many things, EU related or not.

    Just that making the country much worse off to show them is not a good idea at all.

    Look again at ERG - how can you trust them?
     
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  11. Magyarmum

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    More likely stockpiling them in case of a shortage after a no deal Brexit!
     
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  12. KittenKong

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    cheekyscrip Pitchfork blaster

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    True, ERG will buy them all.
    Pound devaluation will pay for it , good thinking JRM... could see corks popping on 29th March.

    How what is beneficial for ERG could be beneficial for common people?

    Oxymoron.
     
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    cheekyscrip Pitchfork blaster

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  16. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    You do know that Baked beans (haricot beans) aren't grown in the UK?
     
  17. Magyarmum

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    Talk about taking a comment completely out of context and twisting it!

    What has JRM and the ERG got to do with it?

    @Calvine and I were referring to something completely different.

    [​IMG]

    Confused.com
     
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  18. kimthecat

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    OMG Brits will be banned from Europe :eek: Err No they wont . What bullocks you post here!
     
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  19. kimthecat

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    :D
     
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