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Brexit Explained
« on: 10 August 2019, 01:35:39 »

Just in case you're struggling to understand it all.  :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGL-XJPuCuo
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Re: Brexit Explained
« Reply #1 on: 10 August 2019, 04:09:18 »

That about sums it up ;D
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Re: Brexit Explained
« Reply #2 on: 10 August 2019, 08:07:00 »

Not entirely correct
the Burger King manager won't allow you to use "just eat" to have a Chinese delivered either   >:(
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Re: Brexit Explained
« Reply #3 on: 10 August 2019, 09:58:13 »

Not entirely correct
the Burger King manager won't allow you to use "just eat" to have a Chinese delivered either   >:(

Well why should he, when you're still on the premises?  ???  ::)  :P
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Re: Brexit Explained
« Reply #4 on: 10 August 2019, 10:05:12 »

Not entirely correct
the Burger King manager won't allow you to use "just eat" to have a Chinese delivered either   >:(

Well why should he, when you're still on the premises?  ???  ::)  :P
I'm going to kick the door down ,and ram all the bits that fall off up the manager's arse  :y
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Re: Brexit Explained
« Reply #5 on: 10 August 2019, 10:39:59 »

Not entirely correct
the Burger King manager won't allow you to use "just eat" to have a Chinese delivered either   >:(

Well why should he, when you're still on the premises?  ???  ::)  :P
I'm going to kick the door down ,and ram all the bits that fall off up the manager's arse  :y

Typical builder!  ;D
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Re: Brexit Explained
« Reply #6 on: 10 August 2019, 12:21:39 »

Thirty nine billion not forty billion..... ::)

Every little helps. :)
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Re: Brexit Explained
« Reply #7 on: 10 August 2019, 13:37:07 »

30 billion now apparently.

In the time that has elapsed since the first leaving date and now we have paid 9 billion of what we owe.

But who actually knows?  There are a lot of things we aren't told
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Re: Brexit Explained
« Reply #8 on: 10 August 2019, 13:41:20 »

I read recently that our contributions had increased significantly in the last year, and that sincw the referendum we had paid on approx. 29 billion.
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Re: Brexit Explained
« Reply #9 on: 10 August 2019, 14:00:00 »

The UK's net contribution to the EU for the 12 months April 2018-2019 was 11.2 Billion.  :o

So with my back of a fag packet mathematics and assuming that the contribution for this year will be the same and that we actually leave on 31st October.  The amount that can be knocked off of the 39 billion should be 6.53 billion and the EU should thus revise their financial demands to 32.47 Billion.  :)
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Re: Brexit Explained
« Reply #10 on: 10 August 2019, 14:05:18 »

Good for Britain. Better than spending it at home on nhs, infrastructure , care for the elderly or even buckets for baling .

No doubt a new, revised and of course Higher figure will be advised by Barnier when we get to sorting out a trade deal.
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Re: Brexit Explained
« Reply #11 on: 10 August 2019, 15:04:54 »

Good for Britain. Better than spending it at home on nhs, infrastructure , care for the elderly or even buckets for baling .

No doubt a new, revised and of course Higher figure will be advised by Barnier when we get to sorting out a trade deal.

I think that people (especially remainers) have forgotten that he started off by trying to scam us for a 100 billion!  >:(
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Re: Brexit Explained
« Reply #12 on: 10 August 2019, 15:12:37 »

According to Bojo if we leave with no deal then we won't pay a penny. :)
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Re: Brexit Explained
« Reply #13 on: 10 August 2019, 17:53:20 »

According to Bojo if we leave with no deal then we won't pay a penny. :)

I think it's right that we pay what is strictly legally due, but I'd expect that to be fraction of the 39bn.  :y

For example, about half of the 39bn was our contribution for the so called transition/implementation period from 30th March 2019 to 31st December 2020, even though the only difference practically was that we'd have no representation within the EU. No MEP's, no Commissioner, no Judge at the ECJ and no seat for the PM at the Council of Europe.  ::)

Other monies demanded by the EU and conceded by May/Robbins were money for projects that hadn't even begun yet (even though we'd given 2 years notice of withdrawal) and money upfront to cover loans that the UK had guaranteed at the European Investment Bank, even though there was no reason why we couldn't continue to guarantee those loans in the event of default!  ::)

I even think that the demands for cash to cover pensions is pretty spurious!  :-\  :-X

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Re: Brexit Explained
« Reply #14 on: 10 August 2019, 18:00:14 »

I'm waiting for something, anything, to happen. Johnson will not be allowed to just ride roughshod over parliament..........surely? After all the bluff and bluster, they won't just meekly stand by and watch......will they?  :-\
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