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Brexit  :  The UK just gave Boris Johnson a major show of support

Brexit : The UK just gave Boris Johnson a major show of support

by on December 13, 2019

Yesterday, voters hit the polls for a general election...and handed his Conservative Party a sweeping majority in Parliament.

The win wasn't unexpected. But this was a landslide, on track to be the best showing for the Conservative Party in more than 30 years. And the worst for the opposition Labour Party in more than 80.

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New Research : Farage supporters most miserable, Corbyn supporters least lovely

New Research : Farage supporters most miserable, Corbyn supporters least lovely

by on December 10, 2019

10/11/2019:

  • Brexit Party voters are the saddest in the UK;

  • Labour supporters say they’re least attractive;

  • Conservative voters are the biggest drinkers;

  •  LibDems feel fittest.

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Factors influencing rising business prices

Factors influencing rising business prices

by on October 28, 2019

Rising business prices can be difficult to predict, particularly as there are a vast number of variables that can lead to the price increase.

However, with a vast amount of political unrest both in the UK and other international locations, the effect it is having on the economy, as well as international business, is larger than ever before.

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Brexit : “The best scaremongering statement yet”

Brexit : “The best scaremongering statement yet”

by on March 10, 2019

Listening to Andrew Castle on LBC this morning I heard the best scaremongering statement yet. If we leave the EU with a no deal " we would become a rogue nation to the rest of the World"

Another great quip from the same show - If Theresa May "was forced to resign she would probably fall on her sword"

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The official People’s Vote is an absolute disaster

The official People’s Vote is an absolute disaster

by on January 23, 2019

The Brexit confusion stakes have now reached a new low. Can anyone point me in the direction of any group have are in agreement on their direction?

The latest split is on the People's Vote which has been labelled 'Absolute Disaster' and 'Worst of all' by the left. See the confusion?

On another point why do they not call it a referendum and come out in an honest way.

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Reminder : A no deal brexit could cause German exports to the UK to plummet by 57%

Reminder : A no deal brexit could cause German exports to the UK to plummet by 57%

by on December 26, 2018

German economists have warned that no deal could cause German exports to the UK to plummet by as much as 57%. The highly respected IW Economic Institute based in Cologne called for policymakers to take “constructive action” to avoid what they called the “horror scenario” of no deal.

Also : “The biggest risk in the short term is Brexit,” said Dieter Kempf, president of the BDI industry association.

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The Northern Ireland / Brexit chaos – an American viewpoint

The Northern Ireland / Brexit chaos – an American viewpoint

by on October 18, 2018

What if they can't work things out?

Too bad. Brexit would still move forward with no deal, which could lead to serious trade confusion and chaos. If that happens, there's a backup plan to avoid a hard border: keep Northern Ireland part of the EU single market longer.

Reminder: the single market means that goods and services can move freely within the bloc. But there are issues around that, too – like how long that would last.

https://www.theskimm.com/archive/2018-10-18 

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“What will British stocks be worth after Brexit?”

“What will British stocks be worth after Brexit?”

by on September 23, 2018

Brexit : If you currently hold stocks in British businesses and you’ve been following the Brexit negotiations, you are probably feeling nervous. There’s a lot of talk of doom and gloom. On the other hand, the low pound means that the markets are fairly favourable at the moment.

Should you sell up while you have the chance or, with the prospect of the pound falling further, might you be missing out if you do?

What does the long-term picture look like and could the immediate aftermath of Brexit be a good time to buy?

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Labour Brexit row explodes

Labour Brexit row explodes

by on May 10, 2018

The row over Jeremy Corbyn’s approach to Brexit has exploded after five MPs from the party’s northern heartlands broke ranks and openly demanded a new referendum on the UK’s withdrawal deal.

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Caught lying :  The main tweets about the Barry Gardiner affair

Caught lying : The main tweets about the Barry Gardiner affair

by on April 11, 2018

"On TV, Labour's Barry Gardiner is likely to keep his job despite being caught lying. Politicians are strangers to the truth at the best of times but look now as lying with impunity has become the new norm"

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