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    Yesterday, 20:21
    Well, yes, we’re (still) in the EU, not (yet) in Russia.
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    Yesterday, 20:18
    Sure, why not? He was an excellent Speaker and recognises the sovereignty of Parliament, he would be good as a caretaker PM.
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    Yesterday, 11:39
    meridian replied to a thread Economics in Brexit
    Like a stopped clock, you’ve inadvertently hit the right answer for a change. In Australia, for example, seasonal work such as fruit picking requires...
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    13th October 2019, 10:23
    meridian replied to a thread Breakup of the U.K. in Brexit
    The U.K. already has an underclass. Look at the increase in homeless, in use of food banks, in zero-hours contracts, in the “just about managing”s,...
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    13th October 2019, 10:15
    meridian replied to a thread Brexiteers turn on Boris in Brexit
    Johnson has a majority of -43, why should he care any more about what the DUP think?
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    12th October 2019, 17:49
    meridian replied to a thread Breakup of the U.K. in Brexit
    *Tin foil hat on* They come out of the same location as several other “low regulation” outfits, eg Taxpayers Alliance, etc. Their driver for...
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    12th October 2019, 11:38
    meridian replied to a thread Breakup of the U.K. in Brexit
    Civitas (think tank) - Wikipedia Hth.
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    12th October 2019, 11:31
    meridian replied to a thread Brexiteers turn on Boris in Brexit
    There’s no version of Brexit that Brexiters can agree on, and no version that’s pure enough for the cult.
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    12th October 2019, 09:32
    meridian started a thread Breakup of the U.K. in Brexit
    The Torygraph calls for the breakup of the United Kingdom. First step NI. Any other country, region, or county not pulling their weight will be...
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    11th October 2019, 15:18
    meridian replied to a thread Brexit RomComm in Brexit
    A “deal” will need to be a Withdrawal Agreement. It needs to be agreed, then approved by both the EU plus our own Parliament, and then supporting...
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    11th October 2019, 15:14
    HMRC guidance says that it is likely that they are: BIM40451 - Business Income Manual - HMRC internal manual - GOV.UK
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    11th October 2019, 09:53
    Brexiters won. Why are they always crying and complaining as if they lost?
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    10th October 2019, 17:55
    No problem for Dyson, he wasn’t paying for it - you (we all) were. Subscribe to read | Financial Times
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    9th October 2019, 13:37
    Speculation and assumptions, yes. Things that can be identified and argued for or against. What you said was “bias”, though. Easier for you to...
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    9th October 2019, 13:34
    meridian replied to a thread Saturday 19th October in Brexit
    Some pretty poor advice there. There are plenty of other threads on here about businesses impacted by change, where the general consensus is that...
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    9th October 2019, 09:27
    A well-argued rebuttal. Makes sense, especially as the FT is well known as a Corbyn-sympathising paper.
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    8th October 2019, 18:55
    Or perhaps not. Chris Giles on Twitter: "Did not expect this at all In IFS pre-Budget analysis with investment bank Citi... Corbyn-led...
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    8th October 2019, 11:20
    Which works for Zara in Spain where people can’t shop around. Doesn’t work so well for M&S in Letterkenny where people can see the price...
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    7th October 2019, 13:41
    meridian replied to a thread Economics in Brexit
    Exactly my point. It’s minimum wage work and is unlikely to ever be more than that. Brits won’t do it. And while it’s minimum wage work with enough...
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    7th October 2019, 12:53
    meridian replied to a thread Economics in Brexit
    Define “cheap labour”. There’s already a fixed minimum wage, set by the U.K. government. How much higher do you think the base rate of wage for...
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    7th October 2019, 10:12
    meridian replied to a thread Economics in Brexit
    “The EU” hasn’t provided low wage anything. Minimum wage is set and fixed by the U.K. government. It doesn’t matter whether the actual work is...
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    6th October 2019, 16:33
    meridian replied to a thread Boris resigns in Brexit
    “Colluding” when it’s Remain, “horse-trading” when it’s Brexiters. :eyes
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    6th October 2019, 09:05
    meridian replied to a thread Economics in Brexit
    Vetran did a version of that joke yesterday. Not that that should worry you, it’s not the first time in your life you’ve been told you’re slow and...
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    6th October 2019, 08:15
    meridian replied to a thread Boris resigns in Brexit
    Mark Urban on Twitter: "Downing St denies asking the Hungarians to veto extension. A well placed Hungarian source told me recently 'we will not break...
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    5th October 2019, 20:43
    meridian replied to a thread Economics in Brexit
    Times have changed. There’s more pressure on students now to perform, so they’re hardly available to take an entire day out fruit picking....
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    5th October 2019, 17:44
    meridian replied to a thread Economics in Brexit
    A rare moment of lucidity. I agree with this.
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    5th October 2019, 15:00
    meridian replied to a thread Economics in Brexit
    You might have missed the bit about 87000 punnets going to waste. If, in the modern marketplace and supply chain, it was as easy as “growing some...
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    5th October 2019, 14:52
    Strawman. Not straight at all, a deliberate falsehood by you that anyone has said or thinks that. Trolling effort 0/10. More strawmen,...
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    5th October 2019, 11:30
    meridian replied to a thread Economics in Brexit
    It does make sense. The hard bit is in the first word of many of the sentences though. “Get”. “Make”. Right wing economics uses the stick...
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    5th October 2019, 09:01
    meridian started a thread Economics in Brexit
    Tonnes of British-grown fruit wasted over shortages of EU workers amid no deal Brexit fears - ITV News - seasonal workers either unwilling...
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