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Brexit list - this one is different, really!

(112 Posts)
Nonnie Sat 26-Oct-19 10:26:37

Thinking about the 50p coins which have been minted and are not now being used, what else can you list that was 'definite' and how long did it last before being pulled?

I'll start with an easy one: SJ said there would definitely be a budget in November and then, less than 24 hours later, said there wouldn't.

Whitewavemark2 Sat 26-Oct-19 10:30:24

Cummings pulled that because the OBR report on Johnson’s WA was so dismal.

My one is the WAB presented on a Friday pulled the following week.

But that was because of a toddler tantrum.

crystaltipps Sat 26-Oct-19 10:31:09

Anything Boris Johnson has promised

Callistemon Sat 26-Oct-19 10:36:48

50p coins? Have I missed something?

Whitewavemark2 Sat 26-Oct-19 10:37:00

Workers rights will be protected.

Dexeu document shows that rights will not be protected in law neither will the environment.

Calendargirl Sat 26-Oct-19 10:45:54


Special 50p coins being minted to commemorate leaving EU on October 31st. Holding back now as date uncertain.

Callistemon Sat 26-Oct-19 11:01:06

Oh, I didn't know about them, thanks Calendargirl, I save some special 50p coins for DGS.

varian Sat 26-Oct-19 11:02:32

Fake news row as Tory chiefs claim Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal has already 'passed' Parliament

The Tory party's fake news tweet has since been deleted

Whitewavemark2 Sat 26-Oct-19 11:04:11

Leave on the 31st

No way that is now going to happen, and always under question

Whitewavemark2 Sat 26-Oct-19 11:04:27

Die in a ditch


Nonnie Sat 26-Oct-19 11:52:29

Easiest deal ever

SirChenjin Sat 26-Oct-19 12:04:20

I can’t remember the exact wording but didn’t they claim that the EU were going to capitulate at the last minute because that’s how negotiations work - and everyone who’s ever negotiated properly knows that.

Yehbutnobut Sat 26-Oct-19 12:22:13

Of course the likes of JRM and others with savings tucked away in tax havens must get Brexit done by December 31st 2019 because of the Tax Avoidance Laws that come in on January 1st.

Pantglas2 Sat 26-Oct-19 12:25:31

How about Corbin calling for an election all year and then insisting on a precondition.....

ayse Sat 26-Oct-19 12:26:15

I hope that JRM and others find themselves in the sh**.

MawB Sat 26-Oct-19 12:34:49

Special 50p coins being minted to commemorate leaving EU on October 31st. Holding back now as date uncertain

I’ll take them off their hands if necessary gringrin

Amagran Sat 26-Oct-19 12:38:24

BJ backing Remain and then going hell-for-leather for Brexit.

Has he ever actually explained what brought about this massive U-turn? After all, it couldn't possibly just be pure personal political ambition..... could it...…?

Amagran Sat 26-Oct-19 12:47:39

Juncker, at Cameron's request, keeping quiet about BJ 'lies and bull****' during the referendum campaign, now regretting and spilling the beans.

Amagran Sat 26-Oct-19 12:52:27

The Royal Mint should release the 50p 31st Oct Brexit coins - they will become collectors' pieces and increase in value, a monument to hubris.

(Sorry for the shower of posts - I'll shut up now! blush)

Callistemon Sat 26-Oct-19 12:54:14

If you find any, let me know MawB - DGS would be delighted especially if they are dated 31st October 2019!

Peter Rabbit is very passé

Whitewavemark2 Sat 26-Oct-19 13:33:43

“I shall never request an extension”

Whitewavemark2 Sat 26-Oct-19 13:35:09

“If the EU don’t back down then it’s No deal - we are gone”

Whitewavemark2 Sat 26-Oct-19 15:04:40

“Your Majesty, of course I genuinely need a Queens Speech”


“Let’s spend millions on a Garden Bridge”


“Let’s spend loads on water canon”

Nonnie Sat 26-Oct-19 15:47:23

I'll lie down in front of the bulldozers. OK they haven't agreed to extend yet (I think) but I doubt he would do so.

I'm loving the way you are all responding.

Whitewavemark2 Sat 26-Oct-19 16:18:17

Little tin soldier Mark Francois said

“The country will explode on the 31st, if we don’t leave”

Anyone aware of any major rebellions being planned?