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yea, because obviously the EU was a dead weight on the tory free marketeers preventing them from introducing higher standards.

You only have to look at who the brexiteers are to recognise where this project will go, who will benefit and who will end up paying the price for it

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Tue Jul 10th, 2018 at 03:55:18 PM EST
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Yeah, the tories won't because they don't want to.

But the article is correct that being outside the EU, also lets countries move ahead in a faster pace. For example, Sweden's chemical regulations had to be weakened after joining the EU (free market in stuff that is bad for you), and that lasted until REACH. The greens here spend half the time thinking up clever ways to get local government to buy more locally and organic produce, without running afoul of EU regulations. And freedom of movement and enterprise has repeatedly been used as a bludgeon to lower standards of employment, and so on.

So yeah, the tories won't. But Corbyn could.

by fjallstrom on Wed Jul 11th, 2018 at 02:10:06 PM EST
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