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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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Borders

The BBC News article on an Irish/UK border today is interesting for its comment section. There are quite a few people saying that neither Ireland nor Northern Ireland wants a hard border so there won’t be one, it’s just the

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Stats

Some notable stats from YouGov today: 61% of leave voters think that significant damage to the economy is a price worth paying for brexit as long as it doesn’t affect them much. 39% of leave voters think that themselves of

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Honesty

If you read much internet discussion on brexit you will either be a staunch brexiter, or you will know that many brexiters should be held in violation of the geneva convention for their torture of logic. Rewriting history has become

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