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Brexit

So I am told, it is now one year until brexit. You’d think that being almost two years since the referendum, as the date draws closer we’d see some kind of progress but what’s actually happened is that everyone who

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Brexit Hamper

“Cheese, Marmite and PG Tips: Barnier’s hamper treat from Brexiteers” – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-42633478 PG Tips? 🤔

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The perils of statistics

Yesterday the Financial Times reported that a study by Oxford University shows that Russia’s Twitter influence on brexit was minimal. This was jumped on by people who always vehemently denied that this kind of subterfuge is within the capabilities or

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Irish issues

I was gripped today by the coverage of the brexit Irish border issue. It started off this morning looking like no progress would be made, but then rumours started spreading that the UK was going to concede on some issues

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The brexit effect

The Hammond era budgets seem to be following the pattern of being extremely boring. I’ve said it before but I’ll say it again: without Osborne-style flashy give-aways, the Tories will struggle to retain their image that they are good for

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I read that we are today exactly half way between the EU referendum and the expected date of us leaving the EU. It’s astounding how much things have changed in that time, and also how much things haven’t changed. What

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Facts

Yesterday there was some news that wages are increasing as a result of brexit skills shortages. On the pro-leave side people were quick to say that it shows brexit is a success and that EU immigration definitely has suppressed wages.

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