Area for all other political discussion
:sunglasses: 35.3 % ❤ 5.3 % :thumbsup: 16.2 % 😯 1.6 % :grinning: 25.5 % 🧥 2.1 % 🙏 2.7 % 😟 6.4 % :cry: 3.2 % :shit: 1.9 %
Not very complimentary about Liz Truss.

But never fear, there's somebody else ready to step up do the Trade job.
EXCL Steve Baker says he would like to be Trade Secretary as Boris Johnson plans reshuffle ... er-says-he
Tubby Isaacs wrote:
Sat Feb 01, 2020 7:17 pm
Here's the genius of Steve Baker. Fan of the gold standard.
You need gold - to create gold-plated shitgibbons.
Some counter-intuitive war gaming from Nissan

Nissan drafts plan to double down on UK under hard Brexit

If carmakers that import to Britain such as Ford and Volkswagen face tariffs that make their cars more expensive, Nissan’s UK-made models would have a competitive edge, allowing the company to grow from 4 per cent of the market currently to as high as 20 per cent, according to the two people.

The scenario is one of several that the carmaker developed to plan for post-Brexit tariffs. People familiar with the discussions cautioned that the contingency plan was drawn up before Makoto Uchida was installed as the new chief executive in December.
There’s nothing new in multinationals operating domestic production lines in autarkys and protectionist economies but its been such a long time ago since they’ve had to anywhere in the world. Apart from Chavez’s Venezuela.
The Dail will have to approve the UK-EU trade deal like every other parliament. All of SF’s Christmases have come early

Come out you Brexit plan,
Sell it like a man,
Tell your voters how it failed down near Flanders
Tell them how the IRA vetoed it away,
From the green and lovely lanes of Killashandra
Boris Johnson in a speech this morning made it plain to the EU he’s ruling out policies that he’s threatening the EU to implement; A race to the bottom on commercial, social and environmental dumping. Expect more Trumpian fantasy speeches like that.
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