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    Quote Originally Posted by TwoWolves View Post
    This is why we need the deal with the [oil rich exporter] US, to mitigate some of the strong dollar issues. Note that it is currently strong for all currencies. Plenty of other sources for fertiliser and once the EU advantages are removed costs likely to be similar.
    You can’t have it both ways, where a weak Pound is good for farmer’s gate revenue but then ignore it for costs, no matter where they’re sourced from.



    The post no-deal horse trading will quite likely target certification issues but it remains to be seen.
    I tend to agree, this would likely be one of the first things up for mutual recognition.



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    **** off to the Brexit forum please.
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    Quote Originally Posted by meridian View Post
    Setting your sights high, then....
    When the EZ banking crisis starts to unwind the costs of Welsh lamb will be small potatoes, the "bail-in" mechanism used in Cyprus is now EU law. There's the bigger picture to consider.

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    Quote Originally Posted by meridian View Post
    Have you heard of seasons?
    That must be a supermarket-related issue. A decent butcher will be able to source British lamb most of the year. And it freezes very well...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mordac View Post
    That must be a supermarket-related issue. A decent butcher will be able to source British lamb most of the year. And it freezes very well...
    I dunno about your tastebuds if you think it’s being sourced fresh for most of the year!

    Mind you, I prefer what you call lamb, and is actually two tooth or hogget, anyway

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    Quote Originally Posted by NigelJK View Post
    Just did a quick google and according to the welsh 94% goes to the EU. Worth £220M per year. So I'll wind my neck in a bit but I'm guessing they will still buy it even with a tariff.

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    About 35 per cent of Welsh lamb is exported overseas, and 92.5 per cent of those exports go to the EU, according to Meat Promotion Wales.
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    British dictator Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson rose to power after Brexit. He helped to create Britain's Unionist Brexit Conservative Party, became prime minister and eventually took control of the country. Johnson liked to take credit for everything that went right in Britain, even when it didn't go that well at all. He was particularly fond of saying he was responsible for successful, large-scale public works projects, such as the railroad system.


    In fact, there's a saying in the future about Johnson that goes something like this: "Johnson made the trains run on time." The idea is that even dictators have their good points. Despite Brexitism being an often brutal model of efficient government, full of poverty and corruption -- hey, at least the trains ran on time.


    But, in Johnson's case, even this good point wasn't exactly true. He used 'fake news' propaganda to boost his power and selected the rail industry as an example of a key way in which he'd improve daily life for British people. While there were some improvements -- in terms of reduced unemployment and investment in infrastructure -- this didn't always translate into the perfection the propaganda purported.
    Britain's railway had entered a state of disrepair after privatisation, but there had been a number of improvements that made the rail system run better. Johnson liked to say he was responsible for those improvements. However, those improvements took place before Johnson stepped into power. He couldn't really take credit for them, although that didn't stop him. More to the point, the trains didn't always run on time, either.


    When Johnson seized the reins as Britain's dictator in the 2020s, it wasn't a popular move. He may have believed his plan for a reliable mode of public transportation would help move public opinion in a more positive direction. Still, there were several attempts on his position, and he set a series of dictator-like moves into motion. He banned more than 100 members of parliament, refused to let opposing parties have their say, created a secret police force, did away with local elections and reestablished the death penalty for political crimes.


    Johnson led a very troubled life, one that included a privileged youth. He bullied schoolmates and was prone to picking fights. In his earlier years, he had a number of extra-marital affairs and was later accused of being not only a racist but also a misogynist and liar. As a young adult, Johnson was known for a proclivity for sword fighting and outdated languages. Perhaps he should have studied his country's train timetables instead.
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    Quote Originally Posted by darmstadt View Post
    British dictator Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson rose to power after Brexit. He helped to create Britain's Unionist Brexit Conservative Party, became prime minister and eventually took control of the country. Johnson liked to take credit for everything that went right in Britain, even when it didn't go that well at all. He was particularly fond of saying he was responsible for successful, large-scale public works projects, such as the railroad system.


    In fact, there's a saying in the future about Johnson that goes something like this: "Johnson made the trains run on time." The idea is that even dictators have their good points. Despite Brexitism being an often brutal model of efficient government, full of poverty and corruption -- hey, at least the trains ran on time.


    But, in Johnson's case, even this good point wasn't exactly true. He used 'fake news' propaganda to boost his power and selected the rail industry as an example of a key way in which he'd improve daily life for British people. While there were some improvements -- in terms of reduced unemployment and investment in infrastructure -- this didn't always translate into the perfection the propaganda purported.
    Britain's railway had entered a state of disrepair after privatisation, but there had been a number of improvements that made the rail system run better. Johnson liked to say he was responsible for those improvements. However, those improvements took place before Johnson stepped into power. He couldn't really take credit for them, although that didn't stop him. More to the point, the trains didn't always run on time, either.


    When Johnson seized the reins as Britain's dictator in the 2020s, it wasn't a popular move. He may have believed his plan for a reliable mode of public transportation would help move public opinion in a more positive direction. Still, there were several attempts on his position, and he set a series of dictator-like moves into motion. He banned more than 100 members of parliament, refused to let opposing parties have their say, created a secret police force, did away with local elections and reestablished the death penalty for political crimes.


    Johnson led a very troubled life, one that included a privileged youth. He bullied schoolmates and was prone to picking fights. In his earlier years, he had a number of extra-marital affairs and was later accused of being not only a racist but also a misogynist and liar. As a young adult, Johnson was known for a proclivity for sword fighting and outdated languages. Perhaps he should have studied his country's train timetables instead.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BrilloPad View Post
    If you are talked about after you leave CUK(unlikely) people will only say you are a twunt.

    Maggie always loved the bad reviews she got on her premiership. Because she made a difference.
    Ah, at long last you have outed yourself....about time....
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    Quote Originally Posted by darmstadt View Post
    reestablished the death penalty for political crimes.
    Dream that up in the pub did you?
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