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tomhardyfan Thu 15-Aug-19 18:07:49

Ok I need to vent this somewhere.
So today farmers took there sheep to London for an anti Brexit march but where I am in Norfolk most farmers voted leave they even had signs up???
I voted to remain but it annoys me because now most of them are realising they where getting heavy subsidies that this government really won't match.
I'm not against farmers but trust me this way you never see a farmer driving a crap car always brand new range rovers.

time4chocolate Thu 15-Aug-19 18:39:35

I may be wrong as only skim read an article earlier today but I don’t think they were farmers were they?

Clavinova Thu 15-Aug-19 19:01:04

I've just watched the coverage on YouTube; one farmer, six sheep and three People's Vote protesters - hardly 'an anti-Brexit march'. Or am I watching the wrong clip?

RosaWaiting Thu 15-Aug-19 19:01:50

Poor sheep.

cushioncovers Thu 15-Aug-19 19:02:21

Poor sheep

tomhardyfan Thu 15-Aug-19 19:03:17

Hahaha actually your probably right but there called farmers for a people's vote ...ok rant over

tomhardyfan Thu 15-Aug-19 19:04:31

Sodding Brexit grin

RosaWaiting Thu 15-Aug-19 19:08:13

@cushioncovers grin

And I bet no one asked their opinion. Though of course, they are allowed to keep their vote private.

bellinisurge Thu 15-Aug-19 19:09:14

I think there is an ancient right to drive sheep in parts of London. They were farmers. Protesting about the narrow but important issue of how a No Deal Brexit affects agriculture.
And yes I am very angry at farmers who still support No Deal madness. I totally get farmers concerns about EU agriculture policies. But not this stupid shit. The Brexshit Party's agriculture spokesperson was ripped apart this morning on Farming Today.
@Clavinova farmers are busy working to keep us from starvation so no, they wouldn't be out en masse in London. Grow up.

Clavinova Thu 15-Aug-19 19:11:57

bellinisurge
Perhaps you didn't read the op?

"So today farmers took their sheep to London for an anti Brexit march"

Six sheep and four people isn't a march.

tomhardyfan Thu 15-Aug-19 19:14:58

Brexshit party I love it with there great manifesto of ummmmmm oh yes leave Europe ....anything else Nigel .....nope just that so far smile

bellinisurge Thu 15-Aug-19 19:21:10

I think there is an ancient right to drive sheep in parts of London. They were farmers. Protesting about the narrow but important issue of how a No Deal Brexit affects agriculture.
And yes I am very angry at farmers who still support No Deal madness. I totally get farmers concerns about EU agriculture policies. But not this stupid shit. The Brexshit Party's agriculture spokesperson was ripped apart this morning on Farming Today.
@Clavinova farmers are busy working to keep us from starvation so no, they wouldn't be out en masse in London.

bellinisurge Thu 15-Aug-19 19:22:02

I repeat @Clavinova . It was not supposed to be a mass march.

tomhardyfan Thu 15-Aug-19 19:24:31

How many people classify a march ??

Bearbehind Thu 15-Aug-19 19:24:35

I agree with the OPs point which is that a lot farmers were very vocal about voting Leave and now, too late, they appear to be regretting it.

Outsomnia Thu 15-Aug-19 19:24:38

No Deal Brexit is receding now. Whether it will survive or not, we shall see.

Many have changed their minds when faced with the absolute mayhem of No Deal, but may not be prepared to put their heads above the parapet just yet.

If it builds though, they will come!

time4chocolate Thu 15-Aug-19 19:38:22

Ok, so I have now seen the video, I think the one solitary farmer was there purely for sheep control (crowd control not required grin).That's a gimmick not a march/protest.

Clavinova Thu 15-Aug-19 19:49:04

How many people classify a march??
I think they were mostly posing for photographs.

bellinisurge Thu 15-Aug-19 20:16:08

And drawing attention to an important issue. Why so snotty?

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