@Burneside rUk = remaining UK after Scotland has become independent and NI becomes part of the RoI. @Paul The EU doesn't do nowt. Amongst other things it negotiates trade deals on behalf of its member countries.
So if American interests are first in any trade deal (understandably from the US's point of view) then it follows that other countries' interests are of secondary importance. The US, having the largest economy, has more clout than the (r)UK. So who will come off best then?
Four more years of America First . Remember that saying when he starts on about fantastic future trade deals with the UK (or rUK as it may turn out to be). Fantastic for which country?
What? Even a Corbyn government in the UK? (assuming of course that the UK still exists) So......there are those who dislike the EU as they see it as a communist institution whilst others who dislike it do so because they see it as a bastion of Neo Liberal capitalism. ?????????
Or...........after Boris led the Exodus of the Brits out of the EU the Tories then spent 40 years in the wilderness.
For some reason the words 'joker' and 'clown' came to mind. "Well I don't know why I came here tonight. I've got the feeling that something ain't right. I'm so scared in case I fall off my chair, and I'm wondering how I'll get down the stairs. Clowns to the left of me! Jokers to the right! Here I am stuck in the middle with you. Yes I'm stuck in the middle with you, and I'm ...
Apparently Jeremy Hunt, one of the tory leadership candidates, was involved when this idea was first mooted. If you want some background info click on this link and have a read https://www.lbc.co.uk/news/jeremy-hunt-pensioners-pay-for-tv-licences/
It's not only me raising concerns.
That was some 12 years ago and if a week is a longtime in politics then 12 years is an eternity. Times change. And anyway it's totally out of character for the normally media loving Boris not to want to be on the telly.
There just has to be a question concerning all this at the (very appropriate) BBC tory leadership/Prime Minister hustings being held on Tuesday. Our Next Prime Minister , hosted by Emily Maitlis, will be broadcast on BBC One at 20:00 BST on Tuesday. A maximum of five candidates will take part, as the person who gets the lowest number of votes in that day's second ballot of Tory MPs ...