Brexit Phase Two - Trade

Wordsmith

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EU funds?

Jesus wept...............................
Yep. From memory we pay £15 billion gross into the EU. We then receive just under £7 billion back from the EU, reducing the net we pay into the EU to £8.6 billion. The research funds we receive is part of our own money being recycled back to us.

Wordsmith
 

Auld-Yin

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Because the failure of Brexit is essentially a problem of English exceptionalism in psephological terms.
You lot didn't want/be trusted with your own parliament so it is not an English problem.

Indeed had we given you your independence then brexit would have been a done and dusted deal by July 2016 as the majority would have been quite large.
 
You lot didn't want/be trusted with your own parliament so it is not an English problem.

Indeed had we given you your independence then brexit would have been a done and dusted deal by July 2016 as the majority would have been quite large.
Didn't happen though, like many things don't.
 
Yep. From memory we pay £15 billion gross into the EU. We then receive just under £7 billion back from the EU, reducing the net we pay into the EU to £8.6 billion. The research funds we receive is part of our own money being recycled back to us.

Wordsmith
I love your posts

Although I prefer my "Jesus wept" summary
 

skid2

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The departure of Davis noted and appreciated by the other side in Europe. Apparently he took no interest, didn't stay for the meeting and only showed for the press conference.
Apparently one Olly Robbins does all the work


SENIOR EU SOURCE with some withering criticism for David Davis: “It makes no difference. The guy never bothered to show up, even when there was an official negotiation round. Oftentimes he would not even show up at the official opening...
 

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