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Oh Britain, what have you done (part ∞+14)?

Discussion in 'off topic' started by sean99, Jan 17, 2019.

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  1. gavreid

    gavreid pfm Member

    Now Brady...
     
  2. andrewd

    andrewd pfm Member


    Finally some good news!
     
  3. jackbarron

    jackbarron Chelsea, London

    The Spelman/Dromey amendment won. MPs have said they are not will to leave the EU without a deal, so they are against No Deal.

    The good news came from a combined amendment by the Tory and Labour MP.

    Jack
     
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  4. gavreid

    gavreid pfm Member

    So no deal ruled out! Seems those Labour MPs who wouldn't vote with Cooper backed Spelman!
     
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  5. Seanm

    Seanm pfm Member

    Tory rebels like their rebellions gestural.
     
  6. guey

    guey pfm Member

    *small sigh of relief*
     
  7. doctorf

    doctorf left footed right winger

    It’s non binding
     
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  8. Nick_G

    Nick_G pfm Member

    So how much less likely does this make No Deal?
     
  9. gavreid

    gavreid pfm Member

    Yes but it'll be hard to ignore
     
  10. SteveS1

    SteveS1 I heard that, pardon?

    Like the referendum? :)
     
  11. matthewr

    matthewr spɹɐʍʞɔɐq spɹoɔǝɹ ɹnoʎ sʎɐld

    The 38bn is money *we already owe*. Any idea that we would default on this debt is preposterous except in the fevered minds of our dumbest MPs.
     
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  12. Ragaman

    Ragaman Mentalist

    I see plenty of wealthy people panicking about leaving the EU, if the poor are to be the unlucky few then why do they care so much, the only time i see empathy for those at the bottom is when Brexit is on the agenda.
     
  13. droodzilla

    droodzilla pfm Member

    But the Spelman amendment has no legal force. So it's a gesture albeit (perhaps) a significant one. My reading of today's votes is that the Conservative Party is willing to give Theresa May one last roll of the dice in her talks with the EU. If, as expected, the EU sticks to its red lines, and May comes back with nothing new, all bets are off and I would expect to see real fireworks (mainly, touch wood, a Tory implosion).
     
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  14. gavreid

    gavreid pfm Member

    We have to wait until May comes back with egg on her face again to find out
     
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  15. ff1d1l

    ff1d1l pfm Member

    Really? You must be all for it then?
     
  16. gavreid

    gavreid pfm Member

    That's right
     
  17. gavreid

    gavreid pfm Member

    Brady won
     
  18. gavreid

    gavreid pfm Member

    May droning on now about reopening negotiations to get legally binding changes!
     
  19. matthewr

    matthewr spɹɐʍʞɔɐq spɹoɔǝɹ ɹnoʎ sʎɐld

    It's official. MPs have voted for a unicorn cake.
     
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  20. droodzilla

    droodzilla pfm Member

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