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“Centrism” is a misleading term which should be abandoned...

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HindleA wrote:
https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/aug/17/brexit-trade-talks-may-be-reduced-to-as-little-as-10-months


Brexit trade talks may be reduced to as little as 10 months
UK ministers admit slow progress on negotiations over withdrawal may hinder move on to crucial second phase of talks


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Effectively putting off trade talks until 2018 would be embarrassing for the British government,


This whole thing is an embarrassment of embarrassments. I think we're stuffed so far as the riches are concerned.


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Good to see the birds not put off by the weather and having their daily tai chi session in the garden.


I have concerns about Tarquin. Please report.

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Brexit blamed for 260 job losses as UK food supplier Southern Salads collapses into administration
Family-run firm ceased trading 'with immediate effect' on Wednesday after 31 years supplying local restaurants and supermarkets


so just as well that:

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Leave voters are happy for family members to lose their jobs over Brexit

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The devalued currency has made imports more expensive, cutting into the margins of many British businesses and making some unsustainable. One pound bought just over €1.30 on the eve of the vote, compared to just €1.09 now.

Southern Salads ceased trading “with immediate effect” on Wednesday after 31 years supplying local restaurants and supermarkets.

The company relied on European companies for its supplies and had invested heavily in new facilities in the hope of expansion but this did not materialise.


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Kent's voters echoed the mood of the nation by delivering an almost unanimous LEAVE vote.
Tonbridge and Malling voted leave by 41,229 votes to 32,792.

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@TC2

As long as they clear up after themselves,he is fine with it.


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PostPosted: Thu 17 Aug, 2017 9:10 pm 
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COUNCILS URGED TO REVIEW HOMELESSNESS PROCEDURES AFTER DISABLED WOMAN LEFT IN LIMBO


http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care- ... t-in-limbo


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Don't like the look of this:

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Khan and Burnham face cut from Labour conference lineup
London and Manchester metro mayors may not get speaking slots as leadership pushes for more member participation

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Tarqin has a "send reinforcements",placard ready for the occasion.


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PostPosted: Thu 17 Aug, 2017 9:33 pm 
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Any developments on the Mrs Roger/'er indoors front;I believe there was a scheduled appointment earlier in the week?(unless I have missed an update)


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Heh - this is brilliant. Someone did the old "Nazis were socialists" crap and so...

https://twitter.com/MikeStuchbery_/stat ... 6277978113

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Any developments on the Mrs Roger/'er indoors front;I believe there was a scheduled appointment earlier in the week?(unless I have missed an update)


Yes, it was yesterday. Exploratory op (an -oscopy...no, don't ask me what it's really called) to see what's the extent of it next Tuesday and a biopsy at the same time. Then they decide what to do next.

So, we'll hope for the best and hope they don't find anything too nasty in there.

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I'll make cocoa
got the good honey for toast
remember the honey, HindleA?
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Indeed,I am better at food recollections than general sense of direction.


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The devalued currency has made imports more expensive, cutting into the margins of many British businesses and making some unsustainable. One pound bought just over €1.30 on the eve of the vote, compared to just €1.09 now.

Southern Salads ceased trading “with immediate effect” on Wednesday after 31 years supplying local restaurants and supermarkets.

The company relied on European companies for its supplies and had invested heavily in new facilities in the hope of expansion but this did not materialise.


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Kent's voters echoed the mood of the nation by delivering an almost unanimous LEAVE vote.
Tonbridge and Malling voted leave by 41,229 votes to 32,792.


The Brexit vote was about the left-behind working class.

Well-off Tonbridge folk thought it was time their area had some.


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Tarqin has a "send reinforcements",placard ready for the occasion.



"Send three and fourpence, we're going to a dance."

(That old chestnut always has me in stitches for some strange reason.)


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People voted the way they did for different reasons and "similar" Labour MP's with the same leave/remain vote had wholly different GE results,neighbouring ones did here.


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Heh - this is brilliant. Someone did the old "Nazis were socialists" crap and so...

https://twitter.com/MikeStuchbery_/stat ... 6277978113


The bloke he's replying to is a "gamer". A lot of those seem to be appalling.

Remember that fascist on the Daily Telegraph BTL who really didn't like being called left-wing? Jake Piggot or something.


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RogerOThornhill wrote:
Heh - this is brilliant. Someone did the old "Nazis were socialists" crap and so...

https://twitter.com/MikeStuchbery_/stat ... 6277978113


The bloke he's replying to is a "gamer". A lot of those seem to be appalling.

Remember that fascist on the Daily Telegraph BTL who really didn't like being called left-wing? Jake Piggot or something.


I do remember - think he preferred ethno-nationalist.

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