Browgate.com

Central Info

Recent Comments

    Categories

    Second Referendum is our only hope

    The Election failed to show us any way forward.We are now in a worse situation.
    We have to reconsider our situation and ask the public to reconsider their situation NOW before we negotiate with the EU
    We need to have another referendum.
    We also need to state on the voting document

    If we vote out it will make us poorer.

    If we vote in our economy will be better

    Another hole in the head for The Government

    Now The Government is on the back seat mainly because of their own demise. in The Election.

    The only answer now is a soft or weaker Brexit.

    But is it worth going through the pain considering a soft or weaker weaker Brexit.

    Why not save the turmoil and have another referendum. Maybe the younger voters will now realise they have to vote and Brexit will be forgotten

    Brexit and an Election WHAT NEXT ?

    Having an election before Brexit. This appears to gives the Government a chance to impose more ways of getting our money. ie rewrite the Manifesto.
    WHOSE THE PENSIONER VOTING CONSERVATIVE

    The country has also had to accept for years that dementia is not an illness and we have to pay for it. Really?

    Now The Government are kidding us that 100 K is the way forward and we should be content with the government allowing us to keep 100 K of our inheritance. By the way you pay everything else over when  your dead.

    The election is unfortunately a diversion. We should be thinking more about Brexit and dealing with it.

    We have unfortunately managed to get ourselves into voting for Brexit because Cameron could not work with the European Union. There is a need for The European Union to change attitude and work more for the countries they represent.

    That does not mean we stop immigrants. Control it maybe if you can.

    We need immigrants from Europe to work with us and for us. So why don’t we go with Europe policy for now and wait for  them modify their immigration policy. There is nothing stopping us monitoring the immigration without restriction unless they are criminal etc.

    Trading-do we want to trade outside The European Union . Europe are are neighbours and our friends. We should trade with them first. They are on our doorstep.

    Are the conservatives going in the right way to improve living and trading conditions. I think not.

     

     

     

     

     

    THE POWER OF THE EU

    Leaving The EU is much more complicated than we all thought. Do we continue in it and change the rules.

    Employment- We still need to allow employers employ Euro Nationals. We have do not have enough trained educated candidates in the UK. Extreme control over stopping immigration will be harmful and disaster for us.

    Trade- its good that we could get trading with who we want. There is still a strong need to continual trading with Europe.running the two systems would be better for all EU Members

    Election is a bit of a gamble

    Half the country never wanted to get out of Europe. They still do not.
    They will not vote Labour because it would be a wasted vote.
    They could vote Lib Dem hoping that a power shift away from The Conservatives will dilute a Hard Brexit.

    Brexit again it will not go away

    We had the vote because the politicians could not decide whether we stayed in The EU.
    Just over half of the country agreed to leave.
    We are really still in a position where half the country wants to stay in.
    How can we find a solution to sort this.
    The only answer is we have to go forward in the interest of the country. NOT THE INDIVIDUAL.

    Brexit is still not looking well

    The government seem to be doing what governments are good at. Do every thing the population do not want.

    Most people probably voted out because the EU would not listen and would not put some control over immigration. I say control I do not mean preventing or creating state registers.

    I agree Human rights also made it difficult for governments to have some control ie to prevent the wrong people getting into a country. How far do we want to control. We will never be able to control everyone and why would we want to.

    SECURITY ISSUES

    Most of the cameras installed in UK government sites appear to be made in China.
    Its time the orders were given to a company that is UK based.

    Hinkley Point Power Station the other issue- Will it ever get built maybe The Government takes that view.
    We will see how we get on with the high powered batteries concept that is built into houses to store wind and solar energy.

    The UK Now

    Our main focus should be to deal with Brexit

    The panic is over and we appear to have calmed down. Everything is geared to EU finance or put it another way our finance that goes to the EU.

    We need to re structure all this so it works for us.

    We appear to be floating on air and need some solid policies to show we are taking the break with EU.

    The meeting of the Mayor of Paris and The Mayor of London was a good start.Most countries have Mayors and it needs to be used to link in with these countries.

    Need some ACTION

    We are slowing the momentum of Brexit and its creating uncertain times for us and Europe.

    We now need to restore the economy before it dives.

    Reduce VAT to 15%

    Scrap NEW Stamp Duty Increases and Buy to Let extra Stamp Duty Charges.

    Start a National Council House Building Project.

    Offer building and development grants to industry and business.

    Offer EXPORT Incentives and enable Private or Public Companies to promote their products through Embassy networks

    Reduce Capital Gains Tax to 10%

    • Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of Dispute Settlement Body
      The WTO Secretariat has circulated a meeting notice and list of items proposed for the next meeting, on 22 November 2017, of the Dispute Settlement Body, which consists of all WTO members and oversees legal disputes among them. The meeting notice is circulated in the form of a document officially called an “airgram”.
    • WTO issues panel report regarding US anti-dumping measures on certain Korean tubular goods
      On 14 November the WTO circulated the panel report in the case brought by Korea in “United States — Anti-Dumping Measures on Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods from Korea” (DS488).
    • Trade Policy Review: Plurinational State of Bolivia
      The fourth review of the trade policies and practices of the Plurinational State of Bolivia takes place on 14 and 16 November 2017. The basis for the review is a report by the WTO Secretariat and a report by the Government of the Plurinational State of Bolivia.
    • DG Azevêdo: Collective effort to address price volatility and food security is essential
      Speaking at a session of the Global Market Information Group on 13 November, Director-General Roberto Azevêdo stressed that the Agricultural Market Information System (AMIS) promotes a rich and diverse source of perspectives essential for policy makers by bringing together data from a number of countries and international organizations. He underlined that the WTO Secretariat stands […]
    • Latest trade indicator suggests trade growth will moderate in fourth quarter of 2017
      The WTO’s latest World Trade Outlook Indicator (WTOI) suggests that global merchandise trade growth will likely moderate in the fourth quarter of 2017. The reading of 102.2 signals continued trade expansion in volume terms, although the pace of growth should be slower than earlier in the year, when trade recorded strong increases.
    • Goods Council discusses US proposal to enhance transparency
      The WTO Goods Council on 10 November considered the United States’ proposal to enhance transparency and strengthen notification requirements through a decision intended for the upcoming 11th Ministerial Conference (MC11) in Buenos Aires. The Council also took up e-commerce proposals and specific trade concerns.
    • WTO members review three regional trade agreements
      WTO members reviewed the China-Korea Free Trade Agreement, the Mexico-Panama Free Trade Agreement and the interim Economic Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) States at the meeting of the Committee on Regional Trade Agreements (CRTA) on 9-10 November. Members also discussed how to improve the WTO’s monitoring work […]
    • Advanced course on food safety, animal and plant health concludes in Geneva
      Twenty-three participants from around the world are attending the Advanced Course on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS), which opened at the WTO’s headquarters on 23 October 2017. The course is due to run until 10 November.
    • Appellate Body issues report regarding Indonesian import restrictions
      On 9 November 2017 the WTO Appellate Body issued its report in the cases brought by New Zealand and the United States in “Indonesia – Importation of Horticultural Products, Animals and Animal Products” (DS477 and DS478) .
    • G20 countries show restraint in new trade restrictions, despite economic uncertainties
      The WTO’s eighteenth monitoring report on Group of 20 (G20) trade measures, issued on 9 November, shows that G20 economies introduced fewer trade-restrictive measures compared to the previous review period. The estimated trade coverage of these restrictions recorded during the period of mid-May 2017 to mid-October 2017 slightly exceeded the coverage of trade-facilitating measures.
    • Bavarian scepticism towards European Commission’s Brexit negotiation stance
      Following David Davis' speech in Berlin, Open Europe's Leopold Traugott looks at criticism towards the EU's Brexit negotiation strategy coming from the CSU's ranks.The post Bavarian scepticism towards European Commission’s Brexit negotiation stance appeared first on Open Europe.
    • May needs to show the EU the colour of our money to unlock the next round of Brexit talks
      In an article originally published on ConservativeHome, Open Europe’s Director Henry Newman writes that the decision on whether the UK has achieved “sufficient progress” in the talks is a political not a technical judgement, and that the key stumbling block is money. Henry argues that in order to make progress in the negotiations the UK […]
    • EU27 tell UK no ‘sufficient progress’ on Brexit: Europe reacts
      Following the EU27's decision last week against "sufficient progress" in Brexit negotiations, Open Europe's Marta Vokshi provides a round-up of reactions from across Europe.The post EU27 tell UK no ‘sufficient progress’ on Brexit: Europe reacts appeared first on Open Europe.
    • Developments in Brexit talks are progressing better than many let on
      In an op-ed for The Guardian, Open Europe's Henry Newman argued that the European Council's decision that UK had not made 'sufficient progress' in order to begin discussing the future relationship is a political decision, and in fact Open Europe contacts at the London embassies of EU member states have confirmed to us that they […]
    • Open Europe responds to the October European Council summit
      The EU’s formal announcement that “sufficient progress” on the withdrawal arrangements has not been achieved was expected. The next assessment of progress is expected at the summit of leaders on 14-15 December. But the EU today decided to open its internal preparatory discussions on transition and trade, which is a positive development.The post Open Europe […]
    • Italy gears up for next spring’s elections
      Following the electoral results in Germany and Austria, Euroscepticism has made a comeback on the European political scene. In the wake of a new electoral reform in Italy, eyes are slowly turning to Rome as the next important test for European politics, with elections due next spring. Open Europe’s Enea Desideri assesses what each of […]
    • Will the UK be more like Canada or Norway?
      In an article originally published on ConservativeHome, Open Europe’s Director Henry Newman writes that despite problems at their conference (and since), the Conservative Party is largely united behind the Government’s Brexit plan as set out in the Prime Minister’s Lancaster House and Florence speeches. There are, however, disagreements over the next phase of Brexit – […]
    • EU needs to start discussing trade with the UK
      Open Europe's Henry Newman tells BBC News' Beyond 100 Days that the EU's chief Brexit negotiator's, Michel Barnier, position that withdrawal from the EU has nothing to do with future trading relations is unsustainableThe post EU needs to start discussing trade with the UK appeared first on Open Europe.
    • The Repeal Bill must pass committee stage – and all sides should compromise
      As Parliament returns from recess, the Government's energy is again focused on its EU (Withdrawal) Bill. Open Europe's Anders Jay explains that all factions must cooperate to ensure that this vital piece of legislation survives committee stage.The post The Repeal Bill must pass committee stage – and all sides should compromise appeared first on Open […]
    • Brexit Negotiations: is the UK making sufficient progress?
      Open Europe's Henry Newman tells Bloomberg that Prime Minister Theresa May made various concessions and put forward new policy on the table in her Florence speech on Brexit, but it's a political decision by the EU as to whether the UK has made sufficient progress.The post Brexit Negotiations: is the UK making sufficient progress? appeared […]