Page 2 | What are you most looking forward to POST-Brexit?

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Pumperthepumper Sun 15-Dec-19 17:42:14

I was a remain voter, and voted tactically against the Tories. I lost.

But onwards and upwards! We’re getting Brexit in January, like it or not, so I was just wondering what everyone was looking forward to the most?

I asked on a different pro-Brexit thread but nobody gave me an answer.

For me it’s the 350 million to the NHS with no trade deals with Trump. Or the continuing Peace in NI with no messing around with the GFA. Or the trade deals we’ve been promised without any reduction in standards.

I’m so ready to be convinced of how brilliant Brexit will be! Let me hear your positives, please flowers

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Pumperthepumper Sun 15-Dec-19 19:35:43

These are all...miserable positives. Come on! There must be loads! What about the fifty thousand extra nurses? That’s very positive! The easiest trade deal EVER with the EU? And so quickly! No boarder up the Irish Sea? Excellent!

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maidenover Sun 15-Dec-19 19:36:32

A United Ireland which means I get move to an EU country without the hassle of having to move house.

(I’m actually on the fence about whether this is a good thing, I had hoped when it inevitably came about it would be a lot less painful than it is currently shaping up to be)

AccidentallyRunToWindsor Sun 15-Dec-19 19:37:10

I'm excited about eating only british food. So offal, spuds, in season veg. It will be like a history tour of the past. Brilliant

TheGlaikitRambler Sun 15-Dec-19 19:39:19

Scottish independence.

CherryPavlova Sun 15-Dec-19 19:41:19

Forty new hospitals...........oh no, wait, it’s not forty new hospitals it’s a bit of money over five years to enable trusts to submit bids for refurbishment and a couple of new builds that are already in progress.

kieronsmum Sun 15-Dec-19 19:45:05

someonesrealname
yes this will happen

who the people will blame for not been able to find work now they cant blame the eu workers
where bj is going to find all the workers to build the 40 hospitals and then the staff to work in them

mindproject Sun 15-Dec-19 19:45:34

I am slightly looking forward to saying "I told you so" and saying "NO" if anyone asks me for a tin of beans.

Pumperthepumper Sun 15-Dec-19 20:06:06

Well, forty new hospitals, two new hospitals, it’s basically all the same, isn’t it?

That’s a really good one: 2-40 new hospitals, as promised. That’ll be brilliant!

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CactusAndCacti Sun 15-Dec-19 20:13:34

We get blue passports printed in France

TheSultanofPingu Sun 15-Dec-19 20:18:08

I'm looking forward to the conservatives having to own their shit. No one to hide behind or blame now (although they'll try)

Leafyhouse Sun 15-Dec-19 20:18:14

I think that historically the EU has regarded itself as an ideological establishment, promoting greater harmonisation, ever closer union etc. The UK on the other hand, treats it as more of a trading agreement.

The UK always acted as a bridge between Europe and America, and for these reasons (and others) the EU was going down a path the UK could not follow.

Maybe now, if we get a good deal, we can still act as a bridge to Continental Europe, and the EU project can continue without us around vetoing everything.

Still very sad to see this though - I'm not sure how being outside the EU helps.

CameraTime Sun 15-Dec-19 20:22:38

If house prices plummet, we might have a chance of buying something, I guess.

CherryPavlova Sun 15-Dec-19 20:57:43

CameraTime Sorry but I don’t think so. Only the rich will be able to because inflation will soar to offset housing price drop. Employment law loosening will see more zero hours contracts so data shows high employment.

HateIsNotGood Sun 15-Dec-19 21:02:22

The end to uncertainty.

Letseatgrandma Sun 15-Dec-19 21:03:03

£10 million to make Ofsted longer and more rigorous. That’ll help loads with the teacher retention crisis.

It’s not like the money could have been better spent on erm, you know-things like books, pencils or making buildings safe...

chatongris Sun 15-Dec-19 21:11:50

I'm looking forward to a spot of schadenfreude when trade negotiations start.

Also very much looking forward to seeing what Sturgeon does.

frumpety Sun 15-Dec-19 21:49:35

The end to uncertainty

Given we have absolutely no idea what the trading relationship with the EU is going to look like and won't know for months and years, I am not sure that is a claim anyone can confidently make.

It would be better to start this thread at this time next year, Brexit isn't happening until then, we have a whole year of transition left , where everything remains absolutely the same. Same rules, same laws, same trading relationship.
January 2021 is when Brexit happens, unless Boris asks for an extension in June ( the most sensible thing to do given the complexity of the situation), if granted, when Brexit happens then becomes a bit more fluid.

Ihatemyseleffordoingthis Sun 15-Dec-19 21:53:46

campaigning to rejoin?

MangoStone Sun 15-Dec-19 21:56:41

I'm hoping that free movement is one of the terms we have to sign up to when negotiating our trade deal with the EU. Same with India, China and others. I'm looking forward to an increase in immigration, which will make us richer economically and culturally.

emilybrontescorsett Sun 15-Dec-19 22:01:29

Blue passports........

Theworldisfullofgs Sun 15-Dec-19 22:11:52

I'm going to have loads more time as giving up volunteering for stuff. Can put that time into work.

mynameiswah Sun 15-Dec-19 22:52:33

I'm looking forward to a spot of schadenfreude when trade negotiations start.

Me too. I'm looking forward to them trying to explain where the £350 million from the EU is and what they intend to do with it. After all, if they're selling it to the US, what are they doing with that money? Lining their pockets?

I'm looking forward to the day Brexiters realise they've been had by some of the richest people in the world.

Looking forward to them failing to deliver brexit by end of Jan.

Looking forward to holding them to account on all their promises. It's up to us non-Tories and Remainers to protest vociferously and call them out at every turn from now on. They deserve it.

Peregrina Sun 15-Dec-19 23:32:09

That Farage will be out of a job. On this side of the Atlantic at least.

Those of you who want 1940s waists - corsets were de rigeur.

motherofdoodles Sun 15-Dec-19 23:37:23

A United Ireland, although very worried about how this will happen. I've lived through the troubles once and I'm very afraid there will be more. I hope and pray not but I think there will be.

Walkingdeadfangirl Mon 16-Dec-19 02:21:13

I am looking forward to watching the news without some half wit in the background shouting, "STOOOOOP BREXXXXXXXIT".

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