No-deal Brexit

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  1. chris155au

    chris155au Well-Known Member

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    Was just curious. I was confused because I've been reading about many things in which the figure of 40 billion applies! Other than the 'divorce bill' cost to leave the EU, apparently 40 billion is also the amount of money that it has cost Britain since the vote to leave and apparently 40 billion is the amount of EUROS that Britain's exit from the EU would cost the EU. Pretty insane coincidence.

    Bike?
     
  2. The Rhetoric of Life

    The Rhetoric of Life Well-Known Member

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    Well, I've a little more history with this guy, as a Londoner, I remember first hearing of Boris Johnson when he ran against Mayor Ken Livingstone and won in 2008 having 2 terms as Mayor of London, in which he took credit for
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    Circa 2010. His 'Boris Bike'.
     
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    England, because this might be what is left after this stupidity, is over.
     
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  4. LafayetteBis

    LafayetteBis Well-Known Member Donor

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    England what?

    Please learn to quote a message if you are replying to it ... !
     
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    I read it on the BBC tv teletext.
     
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    Thanks RoL. Just think what we could use that for, instead of handing it over to a bunch of bureaucrats who'd squander every penny, which is what bureaucrats do best? Build a few hospitals and mental health facilities, care homes for the elderly, fix the roads infrastructure, pay off the national debt, end austerity and give tax cuts to workers, and that's just for starters?
     
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    Took credit for what?
     
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    chris155au Well-Known Member

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    Are you a fan of PJW?
     
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    chris155au Well-Known Member

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    You see the PJW vid?
     
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    chris155au Well-Known Member

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    Or Nigel Farage!
     
  11. The Rhetoric of Life

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    He's just been elected to the EU Parliament.
    It seems he's in the wrong parliament to be PM.
     
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    I wish it was a leadership race between Malcolm Rees-Mogg and Boris Johnson, I really do.
     
  13. chris155au

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    Yeah, I was wondering how that would work. Theoretically, could he run for PM? This would obviously mean that he would be able to hand his EU seat over to a colleague after the next election.
     
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  14. The Scotsman

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    No. He'd have to be an MP first with a parliamentary party behind him commanding a majority in Parliament or at least coalition commanding a majority who voted him as their leader so that he could become PM.
     
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  15. The Scotsman

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    it isn't so....it might be so ....it might not be so....who programs the models....who decides on the biases in the models....how many models are there...over what time frame are these models accurate...are they accurate...everyone is just pissing in the wind
    Modelling is great fun....I do aircraft modelling....I've been doing it for years and still get it wrong....
     
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    Well if The Brexit Party had enough candidates who ran for election, theoretically they could command a majority. If this was the case, anyone in the party could be PM, no?
     
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    yes....only if, as you seem to be implying, he becomes a UK MP and should they have a majority or commanded a coalition majority following a UK general election for the UK parliament.
     
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    So when you originally said "no" to my question, "could he run for PM", what you really meant was YES!
     
  19. The Scotsman

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    well to be honest what I really meant was..... no
     
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    Right... even though Farage CAN in fact be PM?
     
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    he CAN even be Pope.... but I think we've already covered the prerequisites for both that and PMship...
     
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    Well the prerequisites for being Pope are DECADES of Catholic service and reaching one thousand years of age, so Farage is out of that race for some time yet. However I thought that you agreed that he CAN be an MP, therefore CAN be PM following the next election. What other prerequisites are you talking about?
     
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    I feel as if I'm living in some botched time traveling experiment........going back over an hour or so....
    following your comment....
    ...back to the start of post above....kinda going in circles now....
     
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    What are you saying YES to?
     
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