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if we reduce the working week that will create fuller employment
If France and the Netherlands see how expensive it is, they might decide not to bother.
4. The EU, however imperfect it is, was the greatest tool ever constructed in the sake of peace in Europe, the most belligerent continent of all times.5. The future divisions of the UK and the EU will kill that tool that guaranteed a period of peace lasting more than 70 years, never seen before in History.
A Petition demanding a second referendum on the grounds of too little a margin is running now and collected 1.440.614 signatures in a single day
A Petition demanding a second referendum on the grounds of too little a margin is running now and collected 1.440.614 signatures in a single day.
But are we not up for 2 years of trade re-negotiation during which the business implications following the BREXIT vote are to be decided
A Petition demanding a second referendum on the grounds of too little a margin is running now and collected 1.440.614 signatures in a single day.Maybe this is just the first referendum in a row, until there are no grounds for a massive petition any more.I think the UK is playing bungee jumping.
Voting "out" was a great personal sacrifice. Currently, I can hire top Rumanian consultants for less than the starting salary of a UK junior doctor, and Hungarian nurses (with real practical nursing skills!) are happy to undercut their UK graduate equivalents. But longterm, we need to find work for UK citizens or face a very unstable future.
Renault, BMW and VW will not wait for 2 years before lowering the UK price of their vehicles to meet the challenge of Ford and GM. The EU can decide tomorrow what import tax to apply to British goods, but as we don't supply much to the EU, HM Government can simply reflect that tax on goods imported from the EU and thereby inflict grievous harm on German manufacturing and French farming.
One concern is that this will trigger a further immigration rush (including by ISIS operatives who exploited the Syrian crisis to infiltrate mainland Europe
So we don't close the border (at least we still have one) but just take a very long look at any recently-issued EU passports. "Polish carpenter, eh? Please speak to my Polish colleague - he is an expert on regional accents and if you are under 70 years old he should be able to trace your birth certificate within 5 days. Meanwhile please return to Frankfurt."
"EU citizen, registered in Germany"
3.061.793 signatures as I write.
To ALANCALVERD:Perhaps Hitler was right.
This only means that it [the petition] will be debated by the parliament, which now lacks some influential members of the remain campaign I believe.
Quote from: kasparovitch on 26/06/2016 11:11:523.061.793 signatures as I write.Whoops: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3662545/How-hackers-hijacked-petition-demanding-second-EU-referendum-mocked-British-democracy-signing-42-000-signatories-Vatican-City-population-840.html