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11 minutes ago, Herman said:

Alf Stewart says huzzar.

 

Indeed! Watching Truss' pathetic efforts to defend the deal by claiming the Aussies will be sending vitually all their produce to their near neighbours rather than the UK, was truly embarrassing. How very odd, if that is true, that the Aussies should insist on a massive increase in the quota for tariff free beef exports (and other produce, and ultimately unlimited exports) for the deal to be done. Such blatant lying is insulting both, to farmers and the UK public generally.

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So six months on, are we able to directly quote anything positive yet? Or are we still in this “take the pain period, before we start to see the benefits” time?

As for the Aussie deal, it opens up restaurants to be able to buy cheap Australian products substandard to what we are used to and put more pressure on our own farming community! I certainly won’t be buying any meat products labelled Australian.

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25 minutes ago, Indy said:

So six months on, are we able to directly quote anything positive yet? Or are we still in this “take the pain period, before we start to see the benefits” time?

As for the Aussie deal, it opens up restaurants to be able to buy cheap Australian products substandard to what we are used to and put more pressure on our own farming community! I certainly won’t be buying any meat products labelled Australian.

Yes, there are some benefits to Brexit (businesslive.co.za)

5 positive things to come out of Brexit - Financial Director

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4 minutes ago, SwindonCanary said:

Interesting that the article is dated October 2020 before brexit happened. Anything after the deal was signed?

Also it's about time you told us how you have personally benefitted from brexit. You have been asked this question for many weeks and have yet to give us one example.

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There is currently a "catastrophic" HGV driver shortage that is very close to impacting on all food supply chains. Tesco had "crisis talks" with ministers yesterday and there have been calls for the army to help deliver food. This has been worsened by a huge shortage of trained warehouse staff. This is hitting schools as we speak, and that's before the hospitality sector have fully reopened and during the quieter summer months.

This is a direct result of Brexit but has been compounded by CV19.

Remember the empty shelves last year? The supply chain was largely unaffected but the shortage was due to demand side panic buying. Now imagine what those shelves might look like if consumers are panic buying because of supply chain issues?

It's not good. At all.

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10 minutes ago, kirku said:

There is currently a "catastrophic" HGV driver shortage that is very close to impacting on all food supply chains. Tesco had "crisis talks" with ministers yesterday and there have been calls for the army to help deliver food. This has been worsened by a huge shortage of trained warehouse staff. This is hitting schools as we speak, and that's before the hospitality sector have fully reopened and during the quieter summer months.

This is a direct result of Brexit but has been compounded by CV19.

Remember the empty shelves last year? The supply chain was largely unaffected but the shortage was due to demand side panic buying. Now imagine what those shelves might look like if consumers are panic buying because of supply chain issues?

It's not good. At all.

It'll all sorted by fair dinkum Aussie truck drivers delivering Tim Tams all over the UK.

No worries, mate.

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35 minutes ago, SwindonCanary said:

Just read it through which is clearly something you didn't do. Here are their claims:

1. The UK will have more power to shape its regulatory environment and cut taxes. (we have always had control over our tax rates)

2. The right tax regime would make the UK a lot more attractive as a base to export into the EU (As if the EU are stupid enough to allow that to happen)

3. In emerging industries, such as genetically modified foods and genome technology, Britain can take a more permissive approach than the EU (In other words, allow UK consumers to become experimental guinea pigs for "Frankenstein" food)

4. In aviation, Britain would have the ability to cut air passenger duty on the return leg of domestic flights (Undermine our already failing attempts to meet climate change targets)

5. Brexit could also boost the market for initial public offerings by removing the €8m EU ceiling on the amount companies can raise from individual investors without having to issue a prospectus, said Andrew Chapman, head of investment banking at Peel Hunt. “The UK government could look to raise that threshold so that we have a much more liquid and free-moving market,” he said. (Make the UK even more attractive to criminal foreign money launderers than it already is)

6. The UK will control its fishing waters post-Brexit and British fishing firms will be able to expand their catch. Though it accounts for only 0.12% of Britain’s economy and employs 24,000 people, the industry is symbolic after membership of Europe’s single market precipitated its demise. (Hahahahahaha! I think we are all aware of how that has worked out. Sadly, for actual fishermen this is not a laughing matter)

I could go on pointing out the utter bilge this article contains, but I think you get its drift by now.

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13 minutes ago, A Load of Squit said:

It'll all sorted by fair dinkum Aussie truck drivers delivering Tim Tams all over the UK.

No worries, mate.

Not another shrimp on the barbie...

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On 14/06/2021 at 23:07, SwindonCanary said:

it will grow and grow !

The viewing figures have halved since the opening night.

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1 minute ago, A Load of Squit said:

The viewing figures have halved since the opening night.

There's a hundred still watching? Blimey! Got to admire their grit (clearly potential SAS candidates, no torturer will get them to spill the beans)

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What a miracle.

No Government is prepared to tell us the outcome or benefit of any of these deals yet were certain that Brexit would be perfect and gave us the facts and figures why

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15 minutes ago, keelansgrandad said:

What a miracle.

No Government is prepared to tell us the outcome or benefit of any of these deals yet were certain that Brexit would be perfect and gave us the facts and figures why

Thats a bit unfair @keelansgrandad, according to the Gov's own figures the Aussie deal will make us all 1p per week better off in ten years time.

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10 minutes ago, SwindonCanary said:

😂 Not in Leeds they haven't, https://www.leedsforeurope.org/how-to-fight-brexit - there's a protest in the centre of town a week today at 4pm if you'd like to pop along 😂

I realise that travelling this far north would probably give you a nose bleed but it might surprise you to get a brief taste of reality rather than the total cr@p you spend your time looking at online.

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2 hours ago, Well b back said:

Come on Nigel, you told us Brits would be forming massive queues for the jobs, but you never told us you bigger plan was to make us all vegans.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-57512243

Must be why Truss negotiated a deal with OZ to allow our young people to go and work on Australian farms so they can flood our market with sub-standard meat.

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3 hours ago, Creative Midfielder said:

😂 Not in Leeds they haven't, https://www.leedsforeurope.org/how-to-fight-brexit - there's a protest in the centre of town a week today at 4pm if you'd like to pop along 😂

I realise that travelling this far north would probably give you a nose bleed but it might surprise you to get a brief taste of reality rather than the total cr@p you spend your time looking at online.

Did I get your back up with that link ?  The idea was to show how out of touch this board is  🤣

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Swindon Canary, Mello Yello, Rock The Boat, Crafty Canary, General Franco, Augusto Pinochet, Adolf Hitler, Margrat Vatchur.................Your boys took one hell of a beating tonight.............

 

 
It can be done.👍
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1 hour ago, Herman said:

Swindon Canary, Mello Yello, Rock The Boat, Crafty Canary, General Franco, Augusto Pinochet, Adolf Hitler, Margrat Vatchur.................Your boys took one hell of a beating tonight.............

 

 
It can be done.👍

I've woken up to this news and whilst I won't get carried away it shows what is possible. Looks like a progressive opposition might be achievable in areas I never thought possible. It's a win for decent values isn't it?

 

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3 minutes ago, sonyc said:

I've woken up to this news and whilst I won't get carried away it shows what is possible. Looks like a progressive opposition might be achievable in areas I never thought possible. It's a win for decent values isn't it?

 

I said nothing lasts forever the other day, is this the start of sensible voters waking up? This government hopefully is on borrowed time and will be kicked out next election!

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7 hours ago, SwindonCanary said:

Did I get your back up with that link ?  The idea was to show how out of touch this board is  🤣

Obviously as out of touch as the poultry exporters in the UK. 

Don't worry, we'll soon to be able to choose between surplus UK poultry and imported Aussie poultry, aren't we lucky!

 

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2 hours ago, Herman said:

Swindon Canary, Mello Yello, Rock The Boat, Crafty Canary, General Franco, Augusto Pinochet, Adolf Hitler, Margrat Vatchur.................Your boys took one hell of a beating tonight.............

At least it was not Labour 🙂

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9 minutes ago, SwindonCanary said:

At least it was not Labour 🙂

No one cares it wasn't Labour. Conservatives lost a seat that they have never lost, tactical voting looks like it is back and there are a lot of Tory MPs who look like dead men walking today.

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I used to live in that constituency years ago. HS2 is a local issue in parts but most are fairly well educated comfortable London commuters in very expensive properties. I suspect Johnson's shallow 'oik' party and values was an anathema to most and a well deserved trouncing followed.

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