And in all those 40+ years you and others who felt aggrieved with our membership of the EU (as it subsequently became) had the opportunity to hold rallies, marches, write letters to papers, lobby MPs etc in protest at what you thought was wrong. Some of you even formed your own party - UKIP. As was your right to do. And just for the record I know a lot of over 40s that voted remain.
A deal may not have been negotiated yet but from the noises coming from the government it would seem they are looking at a deal of the hard Brexit kind. By doing that they are effectively ignoring the wishes of the 48.1% who voted to remain. Whatever happened to that thing us Brits are famed for? Compromise.
Well it seems it was for an awful lot of people...........
So that £350 a week for the NHS on the side of the 'Leave' bus was at best only a possibility and could even be, shock horror probe, a porkie oh and er.........polls are accurate now then, are they?
@Carer I see Ireland beat England yesterday. Am I right in thinking that the Irish rugby team is drawn from both sides of the Irish border? I wonder therefore, if where rugby has led, another union of a more political nature may yet follow?
A trip to Scotland perhaps?
I think, at the moment, and in this context, when the word 'Europe' is used everyone knows what is meant. I can give you examples of prominent Brexiteers who use the term 'Europe' as shorthand for the 'European Union'.
If you were amongst the 48.1% who voted to remain in the EU and would like to stop being written out of history by the Brexiteers, then take a look at the info on this link as this might be one way of doing it. https://devonforeurope.com/unite-for-europe/
An eggsellent one. "Humpty Dumpty (the UK) sat on a wall Humpty Dumpty (the UK) had a great fall All the king's horses and all the king's men Couldn't put humpty (the UK) together again"
So the question is.........which of the two will end up with (scotch) egg on their face? From one of today's national papers. "If May’s Scottish gamble comes off – which would mean Scots vote to stay in the UK and to accept the Brexit terms, while delivering a possibly mortal wound to the SNP in the process – the Tories will be beside themselves with delight. If it fails, May will have ...