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With less than three months until Britain is due to leave the EU, the government is launching a publicity drive to prepare the public for a possible no-deal Brexit. The Brexit secretary, Stephen Barclay, said Whitehall departments and the health regulator would begin publishing guidance on how the public can get ready for potential issues that may arise from a disorderly break from Europe.

Barclay said no-deal would become “far more likely” if MPs reject Theresa May’s proposed Brexit deal in a vote in the Commons due the week beginning 14 January.

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May and the Tory pack made rejection likely. Intentionally cultivating fear so brazenly is frightening, really. Either they don't care or assume everyone is too ignorant to see what they're doing.


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... and terrible in equal measure

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PostPosted: Thu 03 Jan, 2019 12:12 pm 
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PostPosted: Thu 03 Jan, 2019 12:15 pm 
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I see that the Graun's front page today was another "s*** the bed" moment.


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PostPosted: Thu 03 Jan, 2019 12:28 pm 
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https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfr ... l-services

Alternatively you can stop feeding the burdensome narrative which itself devalues others.In some ways it was a change,in others it was a continuation at a much heightened level.


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PostPosted: Thu 03 Jan, 2019 12:42 pm 
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As much as the system so encourages for support,there is no reason to comply with such self pitying woe is me stuff.Mwybe I had an example where actual taking away was met with zero self pity.


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I'm harsh the people as burden is a red rag to my bull.


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PostPosted: Thu 03 Jan, 2019 12:56 pm 
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And the misrepresentation as a "woman's issue" not only statistically debatable (in some age groups more men are carers)not helpful IMHO.


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And the misrepresentation as a "woman's issue" not only statistically debatable (in some age groups more men are carers)not helpful IMHO.


A very good point.


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citizenJA wrote:
RogerOThornhill wrote:
I wish this were a film and not real life
a comedy, not a documentary
best to be as precise as possible


And there's more:
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Seabourne Freight shares the same registered Address, 59 Mansell Street, as the Maritime Law firm Campbell Johnson Clark whose Director is called Mark Bamford, I did two minutes of research, Antony Bamford of JCB is a huge Tory party donor, his brother is called Mark#seabourne


There are probably other sources but:
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https://twitter.com/THEmrschomsky/statu ... o-ships%2F[/url]


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Have the antlers been discarded,passed on or saved until next year?


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"We have put in place a tight contract to make sure they can deliver for us," he told the Today Programme." (Chris Grayling quote re Seaborne contract - BBC News website)


No pun intended?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-46748193


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Festive antlers on standby for next year

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You've put them away too early.

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PostPosted: Thu 03 Jan, 2019 3:21 pm 
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Made an error myself,it is later THIS year.


Edit comma shuffling.


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Before PF puts her twopence worth in.


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PostPosted: Thu 03 Jan, 2019 4:15 pm 
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Back on nights after the avoidance of work challenge of days.


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PostPosted: Thu 03 Jan, 2019 4:19 pm 
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Apparently according to the Gov. and it's fuel duty freeze
pronouncements vehicle owners are hardworking.I can't see the point of having one of you are doing the work,myself.


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HindleA wrote:
Made an error myself,it is later THIS year.


Well yes, unless you are changing to the Julian calendar or something ;)

Keeping my own Xmas stuff up until the weekend, btw.


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What - this calendar?



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Anybody about tonight?


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Yes, I am.

Ask me another . . .


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I am. Having been undertaking technological challenges.

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Police reinforcements for Northern Ireland in case of no-deal Brexit

Almost 1,000 officers from rest of UK to start training to deal with trouble arising from hard border
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https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/jan/03/police-reinforcements-for-northern-ireland-in-case-of-no-deal-brexit-1000-officers-training-trouble-hard-border


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Been into town today. Call Me Dave by Isabel Oakeshott and Michael Ashcroft is piled high in Smith's, a bargain at £1.
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Police reinforcements for Northern Ireland in case of no-deal Brexit

Almost 1,000 officers from rest of UK to start training to deal with trouble arising from hard border
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https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/jan/03/police-reinforcements-for-northern-ireland-in-case-of-no-deal-brexit-1000-officers-training-trouble-hard-border

Genuinely shocking.

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Police reinforcements for Northern Ireland in case of no-deal Brexit

Almost 1,000 officers from rest of UK to start training to deal with trouble arising from hard border
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https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/jan/03/police-reinforcements-for-northern-ireland-in-case-of-no-deal-brexit-1000-officers-training-trouble-hard-border


I assume the NI people are doing the training on counter-armed-insurgency from Nigel Farage & Co ?


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I thought we'd have that much-vaunted technological solution by now.

Or is that what tinyclanger2 has been working on?


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Remember PF - I learned all my ICT skills from you

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tinyclanger2 wrote:
Remember PF - I learned all my ICT skills from you


TCG --- you are the only one here who twigged that the fundamental prob with the REF was the UK Parliament which voting for it in the first place .

Forget Cameron, they voted for it 544 to 53 .

THEY are the Guilty Ones , trapping the UK Public into a Poisoned Vote .

Apologies to TBG , the one who understood !

TCG was the guilty one .


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I bought myself James Elroy's 'Underworld USA' trilogy with some christmas money (I'm 50 but I still get christmas money :dance: ) and the first of them - American Tabloid - is bloody great right from the word go. I'd read two of the LA Quartet before - LA Confidential and The Black Dahlia - and read the other two - White Jazz and The Big Nowhere - last year. He is hard as nails and grotesquely violent as anything but remarkably cool all at the same time. This trilogy is about the Kennedys - a story of America from around 58 to around 68 - told through the eyes of three 'players' for J Edgar Hoover, Jimmy Hoffa and so on. Tremendous stuff.

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