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johnnycool

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Re: Brexit.
« Reply #9300 on: October 01, 2020, 09:32:01 AM »
From Tony ConnellyRTE;

"BREAKING: European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen will make a statement on Brexit at 11hr CET. @rtenews understands that legal action against the United Kingdom is imminent and that a draft "letter of formal notice" has been finalised, triggering legal action"

Shits got real for Boris and his crew of charlatans

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Re: Brexit.
« Reply #9301 on: October 01, 2020, 09:40:15 AM »
From Tony ConnellyRTE;

"BREAKING: European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen will make a statement on Brexit at 11hr CET. @rtenews understands that legal action against the United Kingdom is imminent and that a draft "letter of formal notice" has been finalised, triggering legal action"

Shits got real for Boris and his crew of charlatans


Saw that. Cue the Brexiteer stance of blaming the big bad EU for everything under the sun.

No deal looking more unlikely though.
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Re: Brexit.
« Reply #9302 on: October 01, 2020, 10:08:12 AM »
Well that was short & sweet, perfunctory & designed not to torpedo the chances of a deal.

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Re: Brexit.
« Reply #9303 on: October 01, 2020, 11:26:57 AM »
every cloud and all that;

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-09-30/brexit-prompts-7-500-finance-jobs-1-6-trillion-to-leave-u-k

Dublin gaining as a financial centre..

Ah - but is it a silver lining?


The centralisation of everything around London was not healthy for the UK - the same applies to Ireland and Dublin.
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Re: Brexit.
« Reply #9304 on: October 01, 2020, 11:47:07 AM »
every cloud and all that;

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-09-30/brexit-prompts-7-500-finance-jobs-1-6-trillion-to-leave-u-k

Dublin gaining as a financial centre..

Ah - but is it a silver lining?


The centralisation of everything around London was not healthy for the UK - the same applies to Ireland and Dublin.

I'd agree with the centralisation that's purely an internal matter for the Irish Government to address.

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Re: Brexit.
« Reply #9305 on: October 01, 2020, 12:06:14 PM »
every cloud and all that;

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-09-30/brexit-prompts-7-500-finance-jobs-1-6-trillion-to-leave-u-k

Dublin gaining as a financial centre..

Ah - but is it a silver lining?


The centralisation of everything around London was not healthy for the UK - the same applies to Ireland and Dublin.

Brexit unbalances Ireland, bringing in more jobs into Dublin in sectors already doing well and disadvantaging agriculture and SMEs that trade in these islands only, add to that possible effects in border areas. However, we just have to make what we can of it.
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« Reply #9306 on: October 01, 2020, 12:11:55 PM »
Brexit unbalances Ireland, bringing in more jobs into Dublin in sectors already doing well and disadvantaging agriculture and SMEs that trade in these islands only, add to that possible effects in border areas. However, we just have to make what we can of it.

I don't disagree but ironically Covid-19 might well fix some of that, especially if remote working takes off long-term.

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Re: Brexit.
« Reply #9307 on: October 16, 2020, 01:21:49 PM »
BBC News - Brexit: UK must 'get ready' for no EU trade deal, says PM
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-54566897

Watched Bojo on BBC News, he's got no poker face, just looked sheepish and slightly embarrassed, there's no way he wants no deal, but could fall arse over tit into it obviously.

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Re: Brexit.
« Reply #9308 on: October 16, 2020, 02:01:26 PM »
BBC News - Brexit: UK must 'get ready' for no EU trade deal, says PM
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-54566897

Watched Bojo on BBC News, he's got no poker face, just looked sheepish and slightly embarrassed, there's no way he wants no deal, but could fall arse over tit into it obviously.

Was watching Newsnight t'other night about other UK ports taking up the slack from Dover for transporting goods. One of them (can't remember) was very close to a motorway and any queue of trucks would back right up on to it. Is that what they want I wonder?

Still a few hands to be played in this continental poker game.

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Re: Brexit.
« Reply #9309 on: October 16, 2020, 04:23:34 PM »
The UK think they have the EU over a barrel in regards to fishing because it matters greatly to France & Macron in an election year; if there's no deal the UK automatically regain control of their territorial waters on 1st January but surely they can see if they do this the sheep burning French will create absolute havoc at their ports, UK goods will be stuck in the UK and the French Government will be in no hurry to help them.

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Re: Brexit.
« Reply #9310 on: October 16, 2020, 05:09:37 PM »
The UK think they have the EU over a barrel in regards to fishing because it matters greatly to France & Macron in an election year; if there's no deal the UK automatically regain control of their territorial waters on 1st January but surely they can see if they do this the sheep burning French will create absolute havoc at their ports, UK goods will be stuck in the UK and the French Government will be in no hurry to help them.

The French might also ensure that the asylum seekers were not stuck in their ports but were on their way to England.
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Re: Brexit.
« Reply #9311 on: October 21, 2020, 07:13:45 PM »
Talks officially back on, souped up as well.

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Re: Brexit.
« Reply #9312 on: October 23, 2020, 02:36:11 PM »
https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/oct/23/uk-presses-for-use-of-faster-passport-gates-at-eu-airports-post-brexit

They couldn't wait to get rid of the EU passports and start using their own, but still want the benefits of the former. You couldn't make these guys up!

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Re: Brexit.
« Reply #9313 on: October 23, 2020, 02:38:57 PM »
https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/oct/23/uk-presses-for-use-of-faster-passport-gates-at-eu-airports-post-brexit

They couldn't wait to get rid of the EU passports and start using their own, but still want the benefits of the former. You couldn't make these guys up!

Absolute nutters.

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« Reply #9314 on: October 23, 2020, 02:42:37 PM »
https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/oct/23/uk-presses-for-use-of-faster-passport-gates-at-eu-airports-post-brexit

They couldn't wait to get rid of the EU passports and start using their own, but still want the benefits of the former. You couldn't make these guys up!

This is class.