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Re: UK General Election 8th June: Shake it all about?
« Reply #870 on: December 06, 2017, 02:22:53 pm »
Impact assessments? Who needs 'em?
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« Reply #871 on: December 06, 2017, 02:30:38 pm »
That was a chilling revelation.
Does it indicate willful arrogance, or that they know doing those impact studies will all return "Nothing good can come of this"
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« Reply #872 on: December 06, 2017, 02:41:21 pm »
Funny how the Tories were able to use the sectoral analysis to assess the impact of leaving, but no-one else is allowed to see the analysis to make their own assessments.

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« Reply #873 on: December 06, 2017, 02:47:07 pm »
If people push hard enough, campaign to find out where those recommendations and figures came from, what the Tories have been basing all this on, a freedom of information request will eventually lead to the Tory chamber of secrets, held pristine under a glass dome, is a pawed photo of a bus that says they will get 350 million on the side of it.
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Re: UK General Election 8th June: Shake it all about?
« Reply #874 on: December 06, 2017, 04:47:00 pm »
According to a senior civil servant who has seen over half of the sector analyses, the government decided not to bother with doing impact assessments because it would be too much work.

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« Reply #875 on: December 07, 2017, 09:33:21 am »
According to a senior civil servant who has seen over half of the sector analyses, the government decided not to bother with doing impact assessments because it would be too much work.

Is that because the sector analyses are so rough that it was safe to assume what the impact assessments would say, or was it that no sector analysis was done at all?
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« Reply #876 on: December 07, 2017, 11:17:14 am »
I think basically all the sector analyses said because of the large volume of trade with the EU there would definitely be an impact, but the government claims because of the large number of variables in outcome it would be impossible to say what this impact would be.

Which I think is pretty much bullshit.  You have 5 ranges of potential outcome: what you want, what you think the EU wants (keep this classified, of course), what would happen if the UK stayed in the EU, what would happen if the UK stayed in the EEA and what happens if we crash out without a deal at all.  Doesn't cover all possible outcomes of course, but it covers the most likely and gives a broad idea of economic impact.

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« Reply #877 on: December 07, 2017, 11:39:25 am »
It would at least put a concrete figure on [MONEY IN] from the EU and [MONEY OUT] and show if there is a net gain or loss from subsidies. That wouldn't even be a hard one to put together.
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« Reply #878 on: January 17, 2018, 11:20:30 pm »
Keep an eye on this.  If there's no local authority or Parliamentary intervention on this, expect it to be done elsewhere

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42726315

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Residents of a privately-owned London tower block with the same cladding as Grenfell Tower may be forced to pay up to £2m for replacement panels.

Citiscape in Croydon was one of 228 buildings across the country to fail fire safety tests set up in the wake of the disaster which claimed 71 lives.

With 95 flats affected, each household share could be between £13,300 and £31,300, to be paid in instalments.

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« Reply #879 on: January 30, 2018, 11:27:41 am »
Buzzfeed got a hold of government's EU exit analysis and...well boys and girls, no matter what, it's going to hurt.

Continued EEA access will see a projected 2% drop in growth. 

Leaving the EU entirely but signing a comprehensive free trade deal is projected to see a 5% drop.

And reverting to WTO trade rules (aka the "no deal" option) will see a projected 8% drop in growth.

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Re: UK General Election 8th June: Shake it all about?
« Reply #880 on: January 30, 2018, 01:11:20 pm »
But the side of the bus said it would be better now
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Re: UK General Election 8th June: Shake it all about?
« Reply #881 on: January 30, 2018, 02:37:59 pm »
Our most vocal Brexit proponents are very clear in what they want, I'll have you know.

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Re: UK General Election 8th June: Shake it all about?
« Reply #882 on: March 20, 2018, 03:16:04 pm »
How is Corbyn managing to make such spectacularly unpopular points about this russian poisoning business?

I mean he's right in a way - everyone does just seem to have jumped to conclusions and an independant review is a good idea.

But it's not a good look acting wobbly on people being poisoned in the middle of London.
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Re: UK General Election 8th June: Shake it all about?
« Reply #883 on: March 20, 2018, 05:16:39 pm »
Corbyn could make free blowjobs sound unappealing. The dude has the charisma of a puddle of shit and none of the plus points. To be fair, tho, Zombie Thatcher is making even more of an arse of herself, practically begging "britain's many allies" to hang her shithole country out to dry. Should have passed it off as a terrorist attack and rammed another couple of surveillance bills through parliament but, no, she had to go and pick a fight with superpower actual :lulz:
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Re: UK General Election 8th June: Shake it all about?
« Reply #884 on: March 20, 2018, 05:22:07 pm »
Its not like she has anything else to occupy her or that urgently needs her attention...
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