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    Quote Originally Posted by BlueSharp View Post
    I thought a lower pound would boost exports or does that only apply to scones and jam?
    Try competing with China where its cheap to produce cheap quality steel. They even have a surplus over there, you can pretty much build the QE2 for £500 and a pack of rice noodles.
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    Quote Originally Posted by woohoo View Post
    Try competing with China where its cheap to produce cheap quality steel. They even have a surplus over there is you can pretty much build the QE2 for £500 and a pack of rice noodles.
    That's the 2023 GDP of Swindon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Greg View Post
    That's the 2023 GDP of Swindon.
    Seems optimistic to quadruple the GDP of Swindon in such a short time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by woohoo View Post
    Seems optimistic to quadruple the GDP of Swindon in such a short time.
    Hyperinflation is a bitch.
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    Quote Originally Posted by woohoo View Post
    At the same time we have 11k shortfall of nurses. Lets start training these people. If you are going to subsidise something lets start with nurses.
    If the UK crashes out I predict a surplus of IT contractors so it's good to know that there is somewhere for them to go.

    How are your nursing skills ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by BlasterBates View Post
    If the UK crashes out I predict a surplus of IT contractors so it's good to know that there is somewhere for them to go.

    How are your nursing skills ?
    It's not crashing out. It's a clean WTO Brexit. The surplus IT contractors will retrain as biscuit production operatives in Swindon and Sunderland. Obviously MF will fail security clearance.
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    Spokesman for the UK steel industry on LBC basically saying the Steel industry is dead after a no deal Brexit, because there is a global trade war in place, most trading blocks have now imposed high WTO tariffs.

    This has nothing to do about it not worth producing steel in European or North American country, this is a problem due to being isolated from all major markets.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BlasterBates View Post
    Spokesman for the UK steel industry on LBC basically saying the Steel industry is dead after a no deal Brexit, because there is a global trade war in place, most trading blocks have now imposed high WTO tariffs.

    This has nothing to do about it not worth producing steel in European or North American country, this is a problem due to being isolated from all major markets.
    British Steel can't compete on cost, it's as simple as that. It's been dying for ages.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Greg View Post
    It's not crashing out. It's a clean WTO Brexit. The surplus IT contractors will retrain as biscuit production operatives in Swindon and Sunderland. Obviously MF will fail security clearance.
    Weight problem?

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    Quote Originally Posted by AtW View Post
    Weight problem?
    Can't be trusted near a biscuit.
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