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Re: So what did you vote for?

Post by Derbiean » Fri Nov 23, 2018 1:18 pm

Boro Boy wrote:
parchedpeas wrote:So you accept that calling a second referendum is democratic? And if that referendum returns a remain vote - as it probably would - then that would be democratic too?
You can't tongue twist the situation; it is not democratic to over-ride the first democratic vote just because you don't think people got it right... :wtf:
Seeing as May called a snap election to give herself a mandate for the Brexit talks the result was she was decisively defeated in the general election and only stayed in power by bribing another political party I'd say that democratic vote overturned the "first democratic vote" (which is not legally binding).

Funny how those leave people are pretending the general election didn't happen but then again it doesn't agree with their democratic right to lead the country to ruin.
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Re: So what did you vote for?

Post by Chadwick » Fri Nov 23, 2018 3:04 pm

blythburgh wrote:
parchedpeas wrote:a People's Vote is the only thing that can really start bringing the country back together again.
Not if UKIP has their way under the current leadership. Even Farage is calling for the current leader to be sacked as he is appalled by what he is up to.

UKIP should "get rid" of leader Gerard Batten for appointing Tommy Robinson as an adviser, says Nigel Farage.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46308160
UKIP is a spent force. They had their 15 minutes and were shown to be a shambolic collection of various right wing views.
They are a single issue 'party', and when their issue became the single most important thing happening in the country, UKIP had... nothing. They've spent years campaigning for this, they even have a man on the inside of the EU, but they simply could not tell us what they were campaigning for; only what they were against.

Farage's ability to continue making the headlines is a credit to his PR people. I would have thought they could command their own salaries for their next role, if they can distance themselves from the 'politics' of UKIP.
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Re: So what did you vote for?

Post by pabenny » Fri Nov 23, 2018 3:18 pm

Chadwick wrote:...they simply could not tell us what they were campaigning for; only what they were against
And even now that remains the basic flaw of the Brexiteers. Lots of airy statements about taking back control but almost nothing about how Brexit would operate in practice. People like the European Research Group loudly talk about how bad this deal or that proposal is - but shy away from deliverable proposals for a post-Brexit world.
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Re: So what did you vote for?

Post by Boro Boy » Sat Dec 01, 2018 12:28 pm

Difficult to understand why any Brexit MP's are still in the Cabinet as the Lady "...is not for turning!"

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Re: So what did you vote for?

Post by William Joseph1 » Sat Dec 01, 2018 1:09 pm

Sam Gyimah resigns from the the cabinet. He was a remainer and is now calling for a further referendum. He is the tenth person to resign from the cabinet because of Brexit.
Science and universities minister Sam Gyimah quit after Mrs May said the UK was pulling out of Galileo
Full story here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-46407249
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Re: So what did you vote for?

Post by blythburgh » Sat Dec 01, 2018 4:55 pm

Galileo cost us a lot and now we are going to spend an eyewatering amount to build our own system. What was that about the country being better off out of the EU?
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Re: So what did you vote for?

Post by William Joseph1 » Sat Dec 01, 2018 5:23 pm

blythburgh wrote:
Sat Dec 01, 2018 4:55 pm
Galileo cost us a lot and now we are going to spend an eyewatering amount to build our own system. What was that about the country being better off out of the EU?
£92 million minimum.
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Re: So what did you vote for?

Post by pabenny » Sat Dec 01, 2018 5:34 pm

blythburgh wrote:
Sat Dec 01, 2018 4:55 pm
Galileo cost us a lot and now we are going to spend an eyewatering amount to build our own system.
Are we? I hadn't heard that; in fact, I thought the will was to retain the UK involvement because of the extent of UK technology and knowhow in Galileo.
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Re: So what did you vote for?

Post by blythburgh » Sat Dec 01, 2018 5:41 pm

A quote from here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-46407249

"Science and universities minister Sam Gyimah quit after Mrs May said the UK was pulling out of Galileo.

The UK wanted to stay part of it but the EU said it would be banned from extra-secure elements of the project."
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Re: So what did you vote for?

Post by William Joseph1 » Sat Dec 01, 2018 5:42 pm

pabenny wrote:
Sat Dec 01, 2018 5:34 pm
blythburgh wrote:
Sat Dec 01, 2018 4:55 pm
Galileo cost us a lot and now we are going to spend an eyewatering amount to build our own system.
Are we? I hadn't heard that; in fact, I thought the will was to retain the UK involvement because of the extent of UK technology and knowhow in Galileo.
Yes, see the BBC article in link in my post above.
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