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    Today, 09:06
    meridian replied to a thread Raab gone in Brexit
    It’s a bit more clear-cut than that. As part of the request for an extension to 31 October, the U.K. government agreed not to reopen the...
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    Today, 06:15
    Start ticking them off for each candidate, the one with the most checks wins.
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    Yesterday, 20:51
    Some people just want to watch the world burn. Unfortunately, they’re in the majority of Tory members...
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    Yesterday, 18:02
    meridian replied to a thread Jim Mellon - Pro Brexit in Brexit
    You misunderstand me. When I say the U.K. is a major part of the EU and therefore, if there is a problem, it is part of the problem, I mean the EU...
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    Yesterday, 15:12
    meridian replied to a thread Jim Mellon - Pro Brexit in Brexit
    You keep saying this without quite appreciating that: a) The UK is major part of the EU, so very much a part of the problem if there is one; b)...
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    Yesterday, 11:57
    It’s not difficult to understand or square. When we join with other nations however tightly or loosely coupled (whether by treaty, FTA, whatever)...
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    Yesterday, 06:09
    Sorry, I should clarify - for my current Clientco it’s nothing to do with Brexit. YMMV for other clients.
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    17th June 2019, 20:15
    Clientco here (FTSE100) is culling UK-based contractors and either moving the work offshore or giving it to offshore bods onshore. Nothing to do...
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    17th June 2019, 18:43
    Depends. Is there more than one member of the party?
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    14th June 2019, 12:03
    Yep, I’d popped off for a lunchtime wander and was thinking about it and came to the same conclusion while I was thinking through what you were...
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    14th June 2019, 11:41
    That correlates with a wee bit of Googling on the subject. Other posters seemed certain that there was a difference though, hence the question. On...
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    14th June 2019, 10:48
    That’s what I was asking - why, technically, it is considered that the U.K. 3-pin plug is a better standard. My question was why is the U.K....
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    14th June 2019, 09:18
    Thanks for that. Is that necessarily true, though? What you appear to be saying is that a child can safely stick a fork into a U.K. socket and not be...
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    14th June 2019, 09:09
    The two stories are linked. The WTO only provides the framework for remedies. With the current trade wars under way, the WTO is in danger of being...
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    13th June 2019, 16:52
    It’s both not true, and I don’t know. Not true, because you can’t make a blanket statement like “x is better than the EU”, simply because “the EU”...
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    13th June 2019, 16:42
    We’re not at cross purposes, we’re disagreeing. Case in point. The less intellectually endowed (you, in this case) can not fathom the mere...
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    13th June 2019, 14:44
    Because they don’t meet the EU’s standards. They are sold under the standards issued by the EU (which at the moment still includes the...
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    13th June 2019, 13:05
    They are labelled with a CE mark to show that they conform to European regulations, including safety standards. Your position appears to be, let...
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    13th June 2019, 10:31
    The USA and China, mostly, via the WTO. If the U.K. lets in all goods tariff, customs, and sanitary-check free from the EU (and vice-versa), why...
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    13th June 2019, 06:57
    TCS and Wipro already have their bids ready. All of them have 10 years experience in the new tech required that is still being developed, and are...
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    13th June 2019, 06:52
    meridian replied to a thread Car boom! in Brexit
    Yeah, alright, calm yerself down Rockefeller...
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    12th June 2019, 21:44
    meridian replied to a thread Car boom! in Brexit
    Good for them, it’s nice to see manufacturing supported in Wales. However: An EU Government supporting a loss-making manufacturer to encourage...
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    12th June 2019, 12:32
    It took less than two minutes to find this, which suggests that the heaviest routes are Dublin - Holyhead and Dublin - Liverpool. If you want the...
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    11th June 2019, 12:12
    Popped in for a second, and can see you’re still the same old cretin. This. It already exists under the TIR convention, essentially for...
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    5th June 2019, 22:10
    meridian replied to a thread Ann Widdecombe in General
    Not an exclusively gay trait. Perhaps stop making them feel guilty about who they are? Not exclusively gay (believe it or not there are also...
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    5th June 2019, 19:48
    meridian replied to a thread Ann Widdecombe in General
    They generally wish they didn't feel ashamed and self-loathing. Because of the opinions of twunts like you, making them feel like something's wrong...
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    4th June 2019, 17:43
    Careful now, there are a few on here that are triggered by the G.
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    4th June 2019, 10:45
    meridian replied to a thread Election DOOM in Brexit
    You’re right about that, I was being kind so as not to hurt your feelings. They seem to be damaged easily. Ah, of course - I forgot that...
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    4th June 2019, 07:18
    meridian replied to a thread Progress in General
    I’d say right about now when the existing Council Tax upper band is charged the same no matter whether its a house that just scrapes inside the band,...
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    4th June 2019, 05:52
    meridian replied to a thread Progress in General
    It’s your fault for reading and believing the Torygraph. It’s not about gardens, it’s about home owners. The proposal is for it to replace Council...
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