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England leaves EU !

PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 6:58 am
by kayu
......France is probably next...then Greece.....any thoughts ?

Re: England leaves EU !

PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 10:21 am
by JayP
Very scary but that's the whole point of it isn't it? The rich bastards in power love a bit of destabilisation to avoid us blaiming them for our ills. Divide and conquer. Either the media drugged public have fallen for it or its a sham. Either way Labours job to compete is now three times as hard. We are possibly left with a far right wing government we didn't elect who can do as they please virtually unopposed and with no EU regulation to stop them.

Re: England leaves EU !

PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 11:25 am
by thechimp
Every person i know, except one, back in the UK voted OUT, they think it will end immigration, control the borders, and end the human rights act, time will tell.

Re: England leaves EU !

PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 11:32 am
by roberdy
the waves will continue to break no matter what fucked up dystopian future farage and his bum chums impose upon our future so this thread belongs in non-surf related chat :-D

Re: England leaves EU !

PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 11:40 am
by c-lad fantastic
Wales voted to leave also.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/politics/eu_referendum/results

Nice interactive map here showing the breakdown of each constituency.

Re: England leaves EU !

PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 12:41 pm
by Black
The economy in freefall and the prospect of Boris running the country - did I wake up in a parallel universe?

Re: England leaves EU !

PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 2:32 pm
by majordom
ashamed of my generation - i am at the tail end of the baby boomers

we took all the good pensions
we took all the good jobs
we took all the good housing

and now we are taking the future from the younger generation

fuckers

Re: England leaves EU !

PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 5:46 pm
by JayP
thechimp wrote:Every person i know, except one, back in the UK voted OUT, they think it will end immigration, control the borders, and end the human rights act, time will tell.


Bloody hell ! What circles do you move in? I know only 3 or 4 people who voted out!

Re: England leaves EU !

PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 10:02 pm
by Leven
On the basis that the UK cannot survive without trade deals with the EU, here's my prediction...

2016-2019
1. Cameron gone, BoJo to replace him
2. Bojo "negotiates" an exit deal, that still includes free movement of labour (immigration), access to the EU market/EU access to the UK (including fishing grounds), and a fee. Basically the same as we have now, except no power to influence or veto key decisions (such as Turkey joining the EU)
3. Nicola Sturgeon at the same time negotiates a deal for Scotland to remain in the EU
4. Cue Scottish independence referendum
5. Scotland leaves the UK, and remains in the EU. England, NI and Wales leave the EU. Nicola Sturgeon does a Braveheart impression at the victory party.

2019
6. The break up of the UK triggers an early general election. The Left is in a mess, and without the traditional Labour stronghold of Scotland, or the SNP, the Conservatives win a comfortable majority. If by some chance they don't, they do a deal with UKIP.
7. Cue the farthest right government in years, with no coalition partner or EU responsibilities to reign them back
8. Say goodbye to the Arts, anything creative, anything outside of London and the home counties, Cornwall, the benefits system, human rights etc. Say hello to a private NHS, tax breaks for the rich, and a far less tolerant, far more fascist UK, quite possibly including things like offshore detention centres (already been mentioned in some exit plans).


Basically, trade/membership wise we'll get what we've got now, with no power to veto key decisions. Fishing won't change, immigration won't change. Politically, we'll get a far-ish right government for the foreseeable future.


So, the pro leave people have got what they want. Except, when it comes down to it, they haven't really, they've just removed any power they had to influence things. Judging by the demographics of the leave voters, they'll actually be the ones that will suffer the most in this brave, new "Great" Britain. Ironic eh?

Re: England leaves EU !

PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 10:17 pm
by majordom
general election before year end

without it the necessary parliamentary acts will never get through commons and lords

con-ukup vs lab-libdem-snp

could see jensington vote labour and rotherham go tory !

Re: England leaves EU !

PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 11:23 pm
by thechimp
JayP wrote:
thechimp wrote:Every person i know, except one, back in the UK voted OUT, they think it will end immigration, control the borders, and end the human rights act, time will tell.


Bloody hell ! What circles do you move in? I know only 3 or 4 people who voted out!


conclusion via FB, 80% Cornwall/Devon, wide range occupations,business, many surfers, and now the friends scattered across Europe reckon they will be next.

Re: England leaves EU !

PostPosted: Sat Jun 25, 2016 8:08 am
by majordom
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/ho ... 01311.html

"Cornwall votes for Brexit and then pleads to keep EU funding"

kunts

Re: England leaves EU !

PostPosted: Sat Jun 25, 2016 8:57 am
by Leven
majordom wrote:http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/brexit-cornwall-issues-plea-for-funding-protection-after-county-overwhelmingly-votes-in-favour-of-a7101311.html

"Cornwall votes for Brexit and then pleads to keep EU funding"

kunts



Don't believe everything you read....


Cornwall has already been allocated a big chunk for the next 3/6 years or so, and this was initially pressing to ensure that will be honoured. The second element is ensuring the UK government match the investment the EU has put in after we leave, as the Leave campaign promised to do. So not quite as sensationalist as the tabloids like to make out....

Re: England leaves EU !

PostPosted: Fri Jul 01, 2016 7:16 pm
by Philchapman
Oh Dear. Never mind eh? Makes about as much sense as anything at the moment...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wcy8uLjRHPM

Re: England leaves EU !

PostPosted: Mon Jul 04, 2016 1:23 pm
by el barto
The UNITED KINGDOM hasn't actually left the EU yet fam.