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by Alan H
Today, 2:44 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2935
Views: 67950

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
Today, 1:06 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2935
Views: 67950

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
Today, 12:21 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2935
Views: 67950

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
Yesterday, 3:16 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2935
Views: 67950

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: 2935
Views: 67950

Re: In or out?

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: 2935
Views: 67950

Re: In or out?

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: 2935
Views: 67950

Re: In or out?

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: 2935
Views: 67950

Re: In or out?

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: 2935
Views: 67950

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: 2935
Views: 67950

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: 2935
Views: 67950

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...
by Alan H
January 16th, 2018, 12:23 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: The future of the NHS (if any)
Replies: 1747
Views: 95497

Re: The future of the NHS (if any)

Hunt's secret NHS plan opens the door to further privatisation Brexit's dominance of media coverage and parliamentary time is providing the perfect cover for controversial reform of the NHS by stealth. Jeremy Hunt and NHS England's latest big idea is Accountable Care Organisations (ACOs). These bod...
by Alan H
January 15th, 2018, 10:55 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: The future of Government (if any)
Replies: 3182
Views: 114685

Re: The future of Government (if any)

Why Carillion has gone into liquidation rather than administration Contrary to popular — and populist — opinion, outsourcing is a messy business with little margin for profit. Or for error. Serco boss Rupert Soames has a lavatory brush on his desk to remind himself not to bid for work below the ave...
by Alan H
January 15th, 2018, 8:28 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: The future of Government (if any)
Replies: 3182
Views: 114685

Re: The future of Government (if any)

Carillion bosses face inquiry after protecting ‘exorbitant’ £4m bonuses ahead of collapse Carillion bosses face an investigation into a “shameful” bid to protect their bonuses before the firm went bust, with the company’s collapse now threatening to turn into a major corporate scandal. The Governme...
by Alan H
January 15th, 2018, 7:04 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2935
Views: 67950

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Good to see the Government finally publishing their Brexit impact report: Brexit could cost Scottish economy £16bn a year Scotland’s economy faces losing up to £16bn a year as a result of leaving the EU, according to a Scottish government forecast. The updated analysis warns that a hard Brexit, in w...
by Alan H
January 15th, 2018, 12:33 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2935
Views: 67950

Re: In or out?

Alan - I don't know whether you have posted this already. The "Ukraine option" (DCFTA) seems almost too favourable to Britain to be acceptable to the EU. For one thing, Ukraine is presumably a net exporter of labour, so one can see why the its deal with the EU would not require free movem...
by Alan H
January 14th, 2018, 12:03 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2935
Views: 67950

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SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon has told hardline Brexiteers “you’ve had your chance and failed”. Scottish Government analysis, to be published this week, will set out the impact on Scotland’s future economic growth of three options for the future UK relationship with Europe – if the country cannot rema...

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