Barry's Brexit Border Bollocks...

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Barry Gardiner the shadow international trade secretary has declared the Brexit Border row as being a load of Bollocks...

Shadow minister calls key Labour Brexit policy ‘bollocks’

In the latest remarks to emerge, Mr Gardiner was discussing the six tests Labour has set for the Brexit deal.

In a recording obtained by the BBC, he reportedly said: “Well let’s just take one test – the exact same benefits. Bollocks.

“Always has been bollocks and it remains it.


As for leo and crew...

Mr Gardiner was heard in a recording suggesting the Brexit row over the border issue and the accord had been “played up” and he described the deal as a shibboleth, a Hebrew term used to describe a long-held custom that is outdated.


We must also recognise there are real economic reasons why people have played up the issue of the Irish border and the need to have the shibboleth of the Good Friday Agreement.

“That is because it is hugely in the Republic of Ireland’s economic interest to make sure there is no tariff and no external border there.”


https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/republic-of-ireland/shadow-minister-calls-key-labour-brexit-policy-bollocks-36793147.html

So will Barry's Brexit Border Bollocks make the shadows shadow become a shadow or will he survive the shibboleth row...
 


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Barry Gardiner the shadow international trade secretary has declared the Brexit Border row as being a load of Bollocks...

Shadow minister calls key Labour Brexit policy ‘bollocks’

In the latest remarks to emerge, Mr Gardiner was discussing the six tests Labour has set for the Brexit deal.

In a recording obtained by the BBC, he reportedly said: “Well let’s just take one test – the exact same benefits. Bollocks.

“Always has been bollocks and it remains it.


As for leo and crew...

Mr Gardiner was heard in a recording suggesting the Brexit row over the border issue and the accord had been “played up” and he described the deal as a shibboleth, a Hebrew term used to describe a long-held custom that is outdated.


We must also recognise there are real economic reasons why people have played up the issue of the Irish border and the need to have the shibboleth of the Good Friday Agreement.

“That is because it is hugely in the Republic of Ireland’s economic interest to make sure there is no tariff and no external border there.”


https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/republic-of-ireland/shadow-minister-calls-key-labour-brexit-policy-bollocks-36793147.html

So will Barry's Brexit Border Bollocks make the shadows shadow become a shadow or will he survive the shibboleth row...
Northern Ireland needs to be able to Pay its own Way . Shape up or ship out .
 

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And apologised.
 

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“We know very well that we cannot have the exact same benefits. And actually, you know, it would have made sense, because it was the Tories that said they were going to secure the exact same benefits, and our position should have been precisely to say: ‘They have said that they will secure the exact same benefits and we are going to hold them to that standard.’”

Thats logically, politically.
 

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The trouble is Jeremy Corbyn is running out of MPs to put in his shadow cabinet. A load of them resigned a while ago and he had to pack it with useless backbenchers with zero qualifications.

Then he's had to sack one or two, so another one is just another role to fill.

He could give it David Lammy who's been whinging he isn't in the shadow cabinet because he's black. He doesn't appear to have heard of Diane Abbott, but then he can't spot a police officer in a high-vis jacket 30 feet away, so...
 

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Interesting finding by one of the more upmarket academias in the UK.

Evidence from the UK’s EU Referendum ... showed that those who identified as "English more than British" or "English not British" were twice as likely to vote Leave as Remain.

Tom Simpson is associate professor of philosophy and public policy at the University of Oxford's Blavatnik School of Government.

87% of those who voted for Brexit were English.
 

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Interesting finding by one of the more upmarket academias in the UK.

Evidence from the UK’s EU Referendum ... showed that those who identified as "English more than British" or "English not British" were twice as likely to vote Leave as Remain.

Tom Simpson is associate professor of philosophy and public policy at the University of Oxford's Blavatnik School of Government.

87% of those who voted for Brexit were English.
But I identify as Irish-Icelandic-Welsh-Greenlandic, and I voted Leave.

As did the majority of my Welsh co-compatriots of course.
 

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Barry Gardiner the shadow international trade secretary has declared the Brexit Border row as being a load of Bollocks...

Shadow minister calls key Labour Brexit policy ‘bollocks’

In the latest remarks to emerge, Mr Gardiner was discussing the six tests Labour has set for the Brexit deal.

In a recording obtained by the BBC, he reportedly said: “Well let’s just take one test – the exact same benefits. Bollocks.

“Always has been bollocks and it remains it.


As for leo and crew...

Mr Gardiner was heard in a recording suggesting the Brexit row over the border issue and the accord had been “played up” and he described the deal as a shibboleth, a Hebrew term used to describe a long-held custom that is outdated.


We must also recognise there are real economic reasons why people have played up the issue of the Irish border and the need to have the shibboleth of the Good Friday Agreement.

“That is because it is hugely in the Republic of Ireland’s economic interest to make sure there is no tariff and no external border there.”


https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/republic-of-ireland/shadow-minister-calls-key-labour-brexit-policy-bollocks-36793147.html

So will Barry's Brexit Border Bollocks make the shadows shadow become a shadow or will he survive the shibboleth row...
Did someone suggest to him it might be NI's economic interest too?
 

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But I identify as Irish-Icelandic-Welsh-Greenlandic, and I voted Leave.

As did the majority of my Welsh co-compatriots of course.
Majority of Welsh Welsh or English living in Wales?
 

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Ireland looking after Ireland's interest. How dare they.

Jesus, the British politicans are really coming across as a nation of ignoramuses.
 

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Ireland looking after Ireland's interest. How dare they.

Jesus, the Brits are really coming across as a nation of ignoramuses.
To them Ireland is small beer ( to them , they are correct ).

Ireland is irrelevant in European terms and even by British Terms . A small island , relatively few people with fook all going on . Jaysus , if the Irish can’t sort that little Island then they can do fook all .
 

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I've never liked him. He comes across as an unctuous carpet salesman.
 

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To them Ireland is small beer ( to them , they are correct ).

Ireland is irrelevant in European terms and even by British Terms . A small island , relatively few people with fook all going on . Jaysus , if the Irish can’t sort that little Island then they can do fook all .
During the 753 years when the people on the neighbouring island [the Brits] were lording it over us [the Irish] they destroyed our culture, confiscated our land, planted their own people on that land, deprived ordinary Irish people of even their most basic rights, starved them to death, cleared them to the extremes of the world and pauperised the country by destroying economic life and transferring the wealth to London.

In contrast in the short period since we joined the European Community in 1973 we have gained 43 bn euro and have signed a treaty which makes all of us equal citizens with nearly 500 million other Europeans.

The problem is our former colonial masters cannot abide being equal citizens with their fellow Europeans and especially with those they regard as their former colonial underlings.

Hence Brexit.
 

Wascurito

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To them Ireland is small beer ( to them , they are correct ).

Ireland is irrelevant in European terms and even by British Terms . A small island , relatively few people with fook all going on . Jaysus , if the Irish can’t sort that little Island then they can do fook all .
The issue of Brexit being imposed on a part of the island from outside the island seems to have passed you by.
 

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During the 753 years when the people on the neighbouring island [the Brits] were lording it over us [the Irish] they destroyed our culture, confiscated our land, planted their own people on that land, deprived ordinary Irish people of even their most basic rights, starved them to death, cleared them to the extremes of the world and pauperised the country by destroying economic life and transferring the wealth to London.
Yeah. But we gave them the Tory Party in return for all that. :)
 

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Interesting finding by one of the more upmarket academias in the UK.

Evidence from the UK’s EU Referendum ... showed that those who identified as "English more than British" or "English not British" were twice as likely to vote Leave as Remain.
Is this a surprise to anyone?

Tom Simpson is associate professor of philosophy and public policy at the University of Oxford's Blavatnik School of Government.

87% of those who voted for Brexit were English.
Again, no surprise to anyone.
Don't we all know that Farage is really an English nationalist?
 

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Anyway I don't know what has come over me. As I explained clearly in my signature, I have no idea what Brexit is.

The above posts were clearly written during an attack of the vapours and can be ignored.

I shall retire for a nice lie down.
 


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