Is Brexit actually going to happen?

Discussion in 'UK politics, current affairs and news' started by Kaka Tim, Jun 27, 2016.


Will we have a brexit?

  1. Yes - A fully independant Britain making its own way in the world (apart from scotland).

  2. A Semi-Detached Norway type deal

  3. No - 2nd referendum and/or face saving fudge to let us slink back in feeling a bit fucking stupid

  1. cupid_stunt

    cupid_stunt Dyslexic King Cnut ... the Great.

    Problem with the backstop, but more positive about Johnson's plan.

    PM's proposals meet EU objectives better than backstop: David Trimble -
  2. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model every man and every woman is a star

    and you at an angle between 180° and 360°
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  3. flypanam

    flypanam Agrocultured and shitesayer

    Trimble is Yesterday's man yesterday.
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  4. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model every man and every woman is a star

    yeh he's a former person today
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  5. gosub

    gosub ~#

    Indeed, I wasn't trying to be (a)cute, telling somebody that is being obtuse that they are being obtuse -in the most obtuse manner I can think of, is to me an instinctive reaction
  6. Mezzer

    Mezzer New Member

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  7. SpackleFrog

    SpackleFrog Smash showy bell-bottom pants and sporty haircuts

  8. Poi E

    Poi E Well-Known Member

    It's been a long time since the UK negotiated free trade deals. A very long time.
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  9. alex_

    alex_ Well-Known Member

  10. SpookyFrank

    SpookyFrank If it's alive, don't lick it.

    OK I've totally taken my eye off this whole shitshow in the last week or so and I can't be arsed to read 20 pages of this thread, has anything actually happened yet?
  11. teqniq

    teqniq DisMembered

    Lots of obfuscation garnished with jingoistic nastiness mainly.
  12. cupid_stunt

    cupid_stunt Dyslexic King Cnut ... the Great.

  13. Raheem

    Raheem Well-Known Member

    Well, there was that thing where Boris Johnson was holding a coffee cup and then he wasn't.
  14. Ming

    Ming Massive prawns

    I’d say it’s becoming increasingly clear that Dom, DeFeffel and Nigel actually want a no-deal because of their speculator backers’ short positions in the markets. But that’s just me.
  15. SpackleFrog

    SpackleFrog Smash showy bell-bottom pants and sporty haircuts

    You've been saying that for a lot longer than two weeks.
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  16. Ming

    Ming Massive prawns

    How times (and positions) change...
  17. gosub

    gosub ~#

    Wales 29 : Fiji 17
    Scotland 61 : Russia 0

    typhoon inbound
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  18. Marty1

    Marty1 Well-Known Member

    A recent ComRes poll showed 51.2% of brits are in favour of a no deal Brexit with 48.8% favouring a delay.

    Aside from that, lots of shouty rhetoric.
  19. bimble

    bimble noisy but small

    One thing that might not have found space in the news yet:
    Government last week sent out a letter to a bunch of charities & NGOs working with refugees in the UK who are currently in receipt of funding from an EU grant called the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) to say that in the event of no deal on 31st their funding (used to help people access stuff like housing & mental health support) would stop immediately. This despite having reassured them for months that this funding would continue regardless of brexit outcomes. Didn't say why they've made this u-turn.
    If anyone's got a minute to sign this its a letter from refugee council asking that gov reverse this decision:
    Emergency action: sign the letter - Refugee Council
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  20. Crispy

    Crispy The following psytrance is baṉned: All

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  21. 2hats


    With a sample size of ~2000 equating to at least 2 percent margin of error estimate?
  22. brogdale

    brogdale Coming to terms with late onset Anarchism

    Even so, the poll finding is something of a record of just how far that Overton window has been shifted.
  23. DexterTCN

    DexterTCN Official Twitter Liaison Officer

  24. newbie

    newbie undisambiguated

    this government is vile
  25. Ax^

    Ax^ Silly Rabbit

    hmm quick Google search of comres polling history and it founders Twitter is quite interesting

  26. Ranbay

    Ranbay The same rules apply

  27. Ranbay

    Ranbay The same rules apply

  28. not-bono-ever

    not-bono-ever Alles hat ein Ende nur eine Wurst hat zwei

    We are now free and sovereign
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  29. SpookyFrank

    SpookyFrank If it's alive, don't lick it.

    OK great, they had me worried there for a second.
  30. Wilf

    Wilf Dances like a Christian

    So, the queen's back in charge? She's been secretly re-bending bananas for weeks.
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