EU on alert as report warns of bankruptcies across bloc – Ireland at risk


This is the real reason the EU did and do not want the UK to leave the EU.

We were and still are until 31 December 2020 a major contributor to the EU, eventually our money will be sorely missed.

That is when they have fritted away the supposed Brexit penalty, sorry the leaving divorce bill payment of an assumed amount of £39 billion.

If we do leave with a deal then £39 billion ,ay keep the EU afloat for a month or two.

But if we leave with No Deal, would they receive a Penny.

The EU desperately need the UK or should I say our money if they have any hope of survival.

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https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1238606/Brexit-latest-news-leave-eu-boris-johnson-brussels-uk-trade-single-market

GW: Basically the EUSSR is spending more money than [[[they]]] have got – always have – the accounts are unaudited – & unfortunately most of the money has gone into various blackholes. A good bit of it goes on keeping Brussels Bureaucrats in an opulent lifestyle while the tax payers struggle.  I talked with a colleague who was in Brussels on Brexit evening & he said that the whole place was rather depressing.  The architecture was especially unattractive but opulent & that very nearby there was a slum like district – cheek to jowl with the EU Parliament monstrosity????  He assumed that was where the ”staff” were housed – skivvies who support the various Bureaucratic Bar Stewards higher up the food chain who have their own wineries etc –  Verhofstadt & Co – I can’t verify because my trip there was just to the bijoux tourist bits.

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Amber Rudd resigns from Cabinet and quits Tory party as she hits out at Boris Johnson’s purge | Daily Mail Online


  • Rudd said there was ‘no evidence’ to suggest Johnson was seeking an EU deal 
  • She said she ‘could not stand’ for the dismissal of 21 Tory rebels last week
  • Ms Rudd called the exiles ‘good, strong conservatives with progressive values’
  • In addition to quitting Cabinet she stood by them by surrendering the whip

Cabinet Minister Amber Rudd resigned from the Tory Party last night in protest at Boris Johnson’s sacking of the rebel Tory MPs who voted last week to block a No Deal Brexit.

In a devastating parting salvo, the Pensions Secretary — one of only a handful of Remain supporting Ministers in Mr Johnson’s Cabinet — said she thought there was ‘no evidence’ that Mr Johnson was trying to strike a deal with Brussels.

Announcing that she would be standing as an independent Conservative in her Hastings and Rye constituency, Ms Rudd attacked the Prime Minister’s decision to deselect 21 Tory rebels as an ‘assault on decency and democracy’.

Ms Rudd was criticised by her former Remain allies after pivoting to sign up to Mr Johnson’s Cabinet and backing his pledge to leave the EU ‘do or die’ and had been under huge pressure over her ‘pivot.’

 

Source: Amber Rudd resigns from Cabinet and quits Tory party as she hits out at Boris Johnson’s purge | Daily Mail Online

Euro Parliament poll shows Labour must still honour Brexit referendum to win power


This poll shows clearly that support for Brexit has not waned, but this is not reflected in Parliament and certainly not in the Lords, so who will win the People or Parliament/Lords.

Unfortunately in both Houses they have their own agendas and Brexit is not in them.

For Brexit not to occur what will the outcome be for the Country and Parliament/Lords, perhaps the abolishment of at least one and maybe more.

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(LONDON) #Brexit British lawmakers voted a key bill past its first big hurdle in Parliament early Tuesday night with just 36-votes now it moves to discussions over ‘ Law of the Land ‘ and many politicians want changes to existing laws in place since Henry VIII days …..Standby for a bumpy ride #AceNewsDesk reports


For those that voted to Brexit this is a step in the right direction, but there are many other hurdles to pass in the next few month to 2019.

Slowly but surely progress is being made, now the EU need to accept what will be occurring and negotiate more than they are at present.

The Divorce Bill is but one stage, Irish border and EU and UK nationals are others. However, the main other areas need to be discussed being trade, security, financial market dealings and many others, these should be being discussed in tandem with the aforementioned. To not do so will be chaos not only for the UK but also the EU.

Discussions should be by Adults and not, as it appears, children and should be for the benefit of all not just a stated few.

John McDonnell calls for #Labour under #Corbyn to give Theresa #May a Hard #BREXIT blank cheque


There are so many twists and turns that organisations and people are making over Brexit that at times it is impossible to understand and ascertain where any of them are in relation to an eventual Brexit outcome..

Surely it would be in the best interests of the UK for everyone of us to make clear where we stand.

As this article states both McDonnell and Corbyn both were strongly against joining the EU and retaining in the EU, but were prepared to follow the Labour Party line of staying in the EU, although their visible support was hard to see. Surely they should have stood by their long held principles.

They are not on their own as Cameron tried to dupe the UK population into believing he would negotiate the best deal for the UK or would walk away, which would be his basis to put to the country in the referendum and we can all see he was not successful in achieving a best deal and therefore would never have walked away.

Ukip with Farage were always to come out of the EU completely, while the Lib Dems were always for staying no matter what the deal.

Currently the Conservatives would appear to wish to leave the EU, but cannot decide on what deal, while Labour appear to want to come out, but at the sametime stay in for the parts they like.

In the last election the country were apparently not with UKip or the Lib Dems, but more for the undecided Labour and to some extent the possible out Tories.

So we are now negotiating with the EU, but on what basis. There is still a mishmash of detail from the Tories, while the official line from the EU is to punish the UK for daring to exercise its right to leave the EU.

While in the EU various people and the 27 other EU members are unsure what they also want. They want the best deal for themselves rather than a combined approach from each of the 27.

From my point of view how the 27 are behaving is how the EU is and was for the 28, when it should have been with one voice, The EU bureaucrats again appear to be in it for themselves, well they are politicians or similar and so are only there for their own power, which is my view of most, if not all politicians.

Will it be when the UK leaves the EU, for that was the will of the people, a good result for the UK, well that is for the future and so will how the EU continues, if it so does.

Currently the EU is not working for the majority of the populations within the UK, but is for its officials, so you can see why its officials do not wish any changes which could rocks their current lifestyles, but then again this could be said for the political elite in any country.

These negotiations need to be continuing and the bombastic and intransigent approach from both sides needs to change. I may be biased, but I do feel this is more so for the EU negotiators in the allout requirement to punish the UK as an example to other counties who may have an inclination to leave or some other manner of change for the EU. If they do not then I do feel the EU will not continue, as it may not anyway, but if they do achieve a reasonable settlement for the UK then the EU may have more of a survival chance than at present.

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John McDonnell calls for Labour under Jeremy Corbyn to give Theresa May a Hard BREXIT blank cheque.

McDonnell Blank Cheque

Continuing UK membership of Euratom is an arcane matter:

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#AceBrexitNews – EU pushes to make Gibraltar an enclave of the #Brexit deal as desperation stakes kick in after Theresa May triggered #Article50 as we witnessed the first country to EXIT – @AceNewsServices


So the EU appears to be siding with Spain to enlarge their territory, which I am sure is not part of the EUs responsibility.

But the EU do not care about the rights and choices of persons within the EU, only doing so much to feather their own nest.

The Gibraltarians wish to remain part of the UK or what is left should Scotland have their second referendum and then win it, which is far from certain according to the polls.

The EU wants the UK to pay up front for policies that it committed to, or was that T Blair. If this in fact occurs would not Scotland need to pay the UK similar should they gain independence.

It is a minefield, why do parties try to keep other parties from going their own way, would it not suit everyone to have an amical split and stop gaining politic points and financial benefits, which will only sour relations and will not be cost effective for the future.