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by Alan H
Yesterday, 8:41 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2939
Views: 68028

Re: In or out?

Referendum voters should be able to change their minds, says John Bercow Another Labour MP, Geraint Davies, said: “John Bercow is right that British democracy is dynamic and not the dictatorship of the majority. Voters have the right to change their minds in light of the facts. “Many who voted for ...
by Alan H
Yesterday, 3:10 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2939
Views: 68028

Re: In or out?

by Alan H
Yesterday, 12:29 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2939
Views: 68028

Re: In or out?

Brexit Deconstructed - A dummies guide to trade The problem becomes that while it is possible to be a non-EU member and to participate in the single market – as Norway does – the EU is uncompromising about changing the terms for this. To be in the single market for goods and for services means also...
by Alan H
Yesterday, 12:27 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: amazon
Replies: 3
Views: 17

Re: amazon

animist wrote:hands up, Alan, I admit I do - or at least my wife does!

I have as well. I don't buy books from them - I try to use hive.co.uk whenever possible, but have occasionally used other sellers using amazon.
by Alan H
Yesterday, 11:25 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: amazon
Replies: 3
Views: 17

amazon

Who buys stuff through amazon? There have been many stories about the working conditions and pressures their workers are under as well as their tax dodging activities. Here's another story from the inside: The Amazon worker: paid £18,000 to shift 250 items an hour
by Alan H
January 19th, 2018, 11:57 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2939
Views: 68028

Re: In or out?

Boris will fight them on the bridges … but is he Churchill? I’m afraid not Mostly, though, the foreign secretary imagines headline ideas to be a substitute for actual ideas, and is drawn to flashy projects that in popular parlance might come to bear his name: Boris Bridge, Boris Bikes, Boris Island...
by Alan H
January 19th, 2018, 2:44 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2939
Views: 68028

Re: In or out?

animist wrote:
Alan H wrote:This Brexit thingy is all going tickety-boo, isn't it? Brexit: EU relocates Galileo satellite system installation from UK to Spain[]
you won't see this news on the Guido site
:hilarity:
by Alan H
January 19th, 2018, 1:06 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2939
Views: 68028

Re: In or out?

Everything you need to know about the Brexit endgame in five minutes Things are going OK, right? We've got that first-phase agreement. Next they'll talk transition and then a trade deal. Maybe everything's going to be alright. Hah, you poor fool. No, we're still screwed. Take a closer look at that ...
by Alan H
January 19th, 2018, 12:21 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2939
Views: 68028

Re: In or out?

No, this isn't 1st April, just the joke of a Foreign Secretary we have: Boris Johnson's Channel bridge isn't infrastructure, it's an ego trip
by Alan H
January 18th, 2018, 3:16 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2939
Views: 68028

Re: In or out?

This Brexit thingy is all going tickety-boo, isn't it? Brexit: EU relocates Galileo satellite system installation from UK to Spain A part of the infrastructure for the Galileo satellite system will be relocated from the Britain to Spain because of the UK’s departure from the EU, the European Commiss...
by Alan H
January 17th, 2018, 3:46 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2939
Views: 68028

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Tory government votes not to retain European human rights charter in UK law after Brexit MPs have voted against including the European Charter of Fundamental Rights in UK law after Brexit. A Labour amendment, tabled in the name of Jeremy Corbyn, sought to retain the provisions in the Charter but wa...
by Alan H
January 17th, 2018, 10:55 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2939
Views: 68028

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May’s Brexit pledges have turned to ashes. Was she deluded or dishonest? One of the unanswered questions about the Brexit talks is whether Theresa May is deluded, dishonest or both. Exactly one year ago, the prime minister stood in Lancaster House and gave a speech setting out her Brexit plan. Foll...
by Alan H
January 17th, 2018, 10:21 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2939
Views: 68028

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Is Boris at it again?

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by Alan H
January 16th, 2018, 9:30 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2939
Views: 68028

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Guy Verhofstadt on Facebook - click here to watch his five-minute speech in the European Parliament: Since meeting Barnier, Farage has backed another EU referendum and seems hugely disoriented. His confusion is contagious: Gove doesn't seem to remember that action on plastic bags stems from EU regul...
by Alan H
January 16th, 2018, 3:48 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2939
Views: 68028

Re: In or out?

From the 'you couldn't make it up' department: Brexit Department Hires New Staff - But Knowledge Of EU Is Not A Requirement The government’s Brexit department is hiring a glut of new staff - but has come under fire for failing to include knowledge of the EU in its job specifications. The Department ...
by Alan H
January 16th, 2018, 1:37 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2939
Views: 68028

Re: In or out?

‘Stop all the clocks’ moment ticks closer This is where the debate currently stands. Last week several important voices were raised, suggesting that attempts to stop Brexit were either doomed or misguided, or both. In the Times Danny Finkelstein said that Andrew Adonis’ candid statements on halting...
by Alan H
January 16th, 2018, 10:58 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2939
Views: 68028

Re: In or out?

Britain can still stop Brexit and change its mind, EU Council President Donald Tusk declares t's not too late to stop Brexit because Britain can still change its mind, the President of the European Council has said. Donald Tusk made the startling comments just days after a shock poll found Remain w...

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