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Old 14th Dec 2018, 10:51
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Join Date: Aug 2015
Location: England
Posts: 247
Listening to the wireless this morning it appears that the PM is still giving confusing messages to the EU on exactly what she wants from them.

I cannot understand why that would be. The only thing that is clear is that there will be no movement on their part. The so called deal is as good as it gets. Fairly typical bullying tactics from the EU. Twenty seven onto one.

However, that completely misses the point. The UK is still the second biggest economy in the EU and we should be able to use the 39 billion pounds divorce settlement to our advantage.

Why should we not respond by saying that we will honour the payment but over a much longer timescale - say over 39 years.

That way we can use the money to protect us against any economic downturn and build up industries read for trading with the rest of the world.
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