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  • Travs's Avatar
    Today, 04:50 PM
    Not sure we can just discount the idea based on that... let's face it, it will probably be 50 years before any such scheme was installed, and who...
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  • DrPatrickBarry's Avatar
    Today, 04:42 PM
    DrPatrickBarry replied to a thread Brexit in General chat!
    Probably true.
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  • Muddy Retriever's Avatar
    Today, 04:40 PM
    Muddy Retriever replied to a thread Brexit in General chat!
    Revealing quote form the Irish Times article from Francis O'Donnell CEO of the IFPO: “There should be no rush in bringing in such legislation as...
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  • DrPatrickBarry's Avatar
    Today, 04:34 PM
    DrPatrickBarry replied to a thread Brexit in General chat!
    Illegal movement of goods - i.e. smuggling? Actually that's a thought, I wonder how the "scotland's minimum price of alcohol" is going? Suppose...
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  • Muddy Retriever's Avatar
    Today, 04:30 PM
    Muddy Retriever replied to a thread Brexit in General chat!
    In fact companies in Northern Ireland and the Republic will already be filling out forms for exports to each other. It is called Intrastat.
    385 replies | 16340 view(s)
  • Daletownrunner's Avatar
    Today, 04:21 PM
    Too expensive/ complicated both to install and to maintain
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  • Witton Park's Avatar
    Today, 03:59 PM
    Witton Park replied to a thread Brexit in General chat!
    Why would Customs Posts be on a border? To collect the duty and other taxes due on goods entering. Now on behalf of HMFC and UK Gov I collect VAT...
    385 replies | 16340 view(s)
  • PeteS's Avatar
    Today, 03:09 PM
    PeteS replied to a thread Today's poet in General chat!
    Beautifully put if incredibly sad. A day I dread I may have to face.
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  • DrPatrickBarry's Avatar
    Today, 02:51 PM
    DrPatrickBarry replied to a thread Brexit in General chat!
    Don't know. Had to google it....
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  • Muddy Retriever's Avatar
    Today, 02:30 PM
    Muddy Retriever replied to a thread Brexit in General chat!
    I'm afraid I doubt his motives. Tell me this Patrick, why hasn't Varadkar's Government legislated to restore the Voisinage agreement? For those...
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  • mountainsloth's Avatar
    Today, 02:04 PM
    mountainsloth replied to a thread Sprained ankle in Injuries
    Well, the year's just about over, and I never did make another fell race, although I did manage to run in the Dovedale Dash. It will probably raise...
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  • Travs's Avatar
    Today, 01:41 PM
    In terms of energy production, I've never fathomed why this country (above all others) isn't seriously developing tidal energy technology. Surely an...
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  • DrPatrickBarry's Avatar
    Today, 01:32 PM
    DrPatrickBarry replied to a thread Brexit in General chat!
    Logistically that would be the simplist solution, easier to "quietly" carry out customs checks on trucks/containers that are heading towards a port....
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  • Wheeze's Avatar
    Today, 01:31 PM
    Whats harsher? taking simple actions like those above or prevaricating and the poorest drown in rising sea levels and toxic waste?
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  • benshep's Avatar
    Today, 01:28 PM
    Wheeze: That would be harsh amd unfair on the poorest. Why should the world's poorest be artificially priced out of eating meat while the world's...
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  • Muddy Retriever's Avatar
    Today, 01:08 PM
    Muddy Retriever replied to a thread Brexit in General chat!
    But there are suggestion of a border between the UK and Northern Ireland in the Irish sea as even with the backstop Northern Ireland is to be kept...
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  • DrPatrickBarry's Avatar
    Today, 12:59 PM
    DrPatrickBarry replied to a thread Brexit in General chat!
    In that article "there were 229,286 checks on vehicles crossing in 2016, up slightly on the previous two years." Once again you only see what you...
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  • Muddy Retriever's Avatar
    Today, 12:53 PM
    Muddy Retriever replied to a thread Brexit in General chat!
    Well if you think that Stiglitz is wrong (or Krugman for that matter) I'd be interested in knowing why.
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  • Muddy Retriever's Avatar
    Today, 12:40 PM
    Muddy Retriever replied to a thread Brexit in General chat!
    Patrick I do think that's a bit rich coming from you. You leave many of the points I raise unanswered. That's fine, it's entirely up to you. But I do...
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  • shaunaneto's Avatar
    Today, 12:37 PM
    shaunaneto replied to a thread Brexit in General chat!
    Couldn’t say to be honest, I’m too ridden with Bubonic Man Flu to look at the articles and authors you’ve linked to. Can barely manage to change the...
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  • DrPatrickBarry's Avatar
    Today, 12:16 PM
    DrPatrickBarry replied to a thread Brexit in General chat!
    It is becasue it is what you want to hear. In an earlier post you mentioned that everybody says there is no need for border checks on the island...
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  • Muddy Retriever's Avatar
    Today, 12:04 PM
    Muddy Retriever replied to a thread Brexit in General chat!
    I have read his article in full. I think it is very damning. If you can read it and not think so then I'm staggered. The comment just below the...
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  • DrPatrickBarry's Avatar
    Today, 11:49 AM
    DrPatrickBarry replied to a thread Brexit in General chat!
    Have you read any of the comments at the bottom of that article? To say he is getting a ringing endorsment of his view would be a stretch.
    385 replies | 16340 view(s)
  • Muddy Retriever's Avatar
    Today, 11:26 AM
    Muddy Retriever replied to a thread Brexit in General chat!
    How about this source? https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/jun/13/euro-growth-eurozone-joseph-stiglitz Or this one?...
    385 replies | 16340 view(s)
  • shaunaneto's Avatar
    Today, 11:12 AM
    shaunaneto replied to a thread Brexit in General chat!
    Questionable source that https://medium.com/dfrlab/electionwatch-murky-metrics-in-italian-migration-debate-198e80253644
    385 replies | 16340 view(s)
  • Wheeze's Avatar
    Today, 11:02 AM
    Embrace salt-moderated thorium reactors. Quadruple the price of meat whilst subsidising vegetable production. Develop hydrogen fuel cell technology...
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  • Wheeze's Avatar
    Today, 10:52 AM
    Wheeze replied to a thread Brexit in General chat!
    Your last point is very important Muddy. The diversity of the countries and their economy made the whole structure of the EU impossible to manage...
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  • Muddy Retriever's Avatar
    Today, 10:52 AM
    Muddy Retriever replied to a thread Brexit in General chat!
    Quite a good article here. ...
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  • Muddy Retriever's Avatar
    Today, 10:43 AM
    Muddy Retriever replied to a thread Brexit in General chat!
    Not desperate at all. On the contrary, in the past it was the flexibility of having a fluctuating currency that helped the Italian economy when it...
    385 replies | 16340 view(s)
  • fishbulb's Avatar
    Today, 10:41 AM
    fishbulb replied to a thread Jnc in Long Distance Challenges
    Thanks again Geoff.
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