"abelard" <***@abelard.org> wrote in message news:***@4ax.com...
: On Sat, 01 Dec 2018 15:38:06 +0000, Fruitiest of Fruitcakes
: <***@bungay.com> wrote:
: >On 1 Dec 2018, abelard wrote
: >(in article<***@4ax.com>):
: >> On Sat, 01 Dec 2018 14:46:24 +0000, Fruitiest of Fruitcakes
: >> <***@bungay.com> wrote:
: >> > On 1 Dec 2018, abelard wrote
: >> > (in article<***@4ax.com>):
: >> >
: >> > >
: >> > > imv such tory snowflakes should be deselected....
: >> >
: >> > I was surprised when Liam Fox came out in support of Mother Theresa.
: >> >
: >> > I assumed he was a staunch 'no-deal'-er.
: >> i'm not a lawyer but my impression is may's deal is in fact
: >> essentially out, and that we can then make our own laws
: >> ...which over time can mean 'leaving the eussr' in steps
: >> to whatever degree parliament then decides...
: >> talk of a second referendum is deeply undemocratic and imv
: >> merely and excuse to both block democracy and to reverse
: >> the people's vote
: >> 'leaving the eussr' is not honest semantics...i have no doubt
: >> we will continue to trade with them and a great del more
: >I'm sure you are right. In fact the EU would be stupid not to trade with
: >if 2017 figures are anything to go by.
: >For that year we had a trading *deficit* on goods with the EU of £95
: plus £10 billion+ in dole :-)
: >That was mitigated somewhat by a surplus of £28 billion in services, but
: >I'm sure that certain EU countries are eyeing up some of the
: >banking/insurance companies to relocate if sterling goes into free-fall
: >the end of March, (or even in two weeks time if MPs throw out the May
: >they are threatening to do).
: >If the Brits insist on eating asparagus, avocados and strawberries, etc.
: >January; then our vast amounts of un-necessary imports will continue.