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Re: Brexit Delay

Postby Lianachan » Sun Oct 07, 2018 5:55 pm

Thank TFSM for that, I was beginning to think I needed to work on my act.
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Re: Brexit Delay

Postby Arneb » Sun Oct 07, 2018 6:01 pm

No no, in fact it was great. I read it and snickered, but was too sluggish to heap praise on you.
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Re: Brexit Delay

Postby Lance » Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:54 am

Arneb wrote:No no, in fact it was great. I read it and snickered, but was too sluggish to heap praise on you.

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Re: Brexit Delay

Postby Heid the Ba » Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:41 pm

It's all kicking off in Westminster over the nature of government. The Tories say they control what Parliament debates and votes on, even as a minority. The Speaker says "Fuck that noise everyone gets a say". By doing so he is going against precedent and possibly the advice of civil servants.
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Re: Brexit Delay

Postby Lance » Wed Jan 09, 2019 3:34 pm

Heid the Ba wrote:"Fuck that noise everyone gets a say".

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Re: Brexit Delay

Postby Arneb » Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:42 pm

Indeed. Not the worst thing if the Brexit train wreck is a moment where Parliament stands up for its rights.

OTOH, I do think things will get ugly if that compromise is rejected.
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Re: Brexit Delay

Postby Мастер » Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:14 pm

At Heathrow now. Talk about “Brexit Delay” :(
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Re: Brexit Delay

Postby Heid the Ba » Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:02 am

Be careful out there among the English.
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Re: Brexit Delay

Postby Мастер » Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:12 pm

Heid the Ba wrote:Be careful out there among the English.


Well, I was leaving the English at the time.

I did, on my travels, learn about the phenomenon of “detox water”, available at a breakfast buffet. It seems it is water with impurities added.
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Re: Brexit Delay

Postby Arneb » Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:40 pm

For a concise summary of the current fuckup, google "Brexit yellow jacket woman". One could hardly put it more succinctly.
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Re: Brexit Delay

Postby Arneb » Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:53 pm

Just watched a bit of the Great Debate before this night's vote on the Brexit deal. Backbenchers geiving 3 min adresses before a mor than half-empty House. After all the loud words we hear across the Channel, it was somewhat reassuring to hear both sides of the aisle talking sensibly, respectfully, and with a sense of urgency. As every sensible voice is a slap in the face of Johnson as well Corbyn, it's a shame they aren't in there to pick up the slaps, as they should.

All MPs I heard, from DUP to Labour, were against the deal, unsurprisingly.
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Re: Brexit Delay

Postby Мастер » Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:18 pm

I saw a news article, which said the vote had been delayed again. Then I realised it said the vote had been delayed until February 30th.
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Re: Brexit Delay

Postby Arneb » Tue Jan 15, 2019 7:50 pm

The Ayes to tve right, 202. The Nos to the left, 432. So the Nos have it. Order. Ooordeer!

The biggest defeat by a governement in the Commons, ever, if I take it correctly.

Wow.
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Re: Brexit Delay

Postby Arneb » Tue Jan 15, 2019 7:59 pm

And a no confidence motion brought by Labour. You live in tough times.
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Re: Brexit Delay

Postby Heid the Ba » Tue Jan 15, 2019 8:22 pm

Aye it just depends on how fucking awful Labour MPs decide to be.
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Re: Brexit Delay

Postby Lianachan » Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:27 pm

If there’s a general election, how are the poor English (and some Scottish idiots) voters supposed to choose between a disasterous Tory Brexit and a disasterous Labour Brexit? And is there any point?
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Re: Brexit Delay

Postby Lianachan » Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:29 pm

UK heading towards this.

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