But the powers-that-be in the Commission in The Berlaymont, their EU office building in Brussels, will never allow it.Would it surprise you to learn that many/most of the failings of the EU that the UK left europe for, are in fact the same things that most EU states and peoples also dislike and want to modify.
There are thousands, if not hundreds of thousands, of pages on the internet devoted to listing the advantages and disadvantages of being in/out of the EU. You can be enlightened or unenlightened to your hearts content. Here is one of them:I feel the need to be enlightened.
UK was never part of Schengen1. It is easier to cross borders in Europe today because of the EU.
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And the right wing WIN if we encourage nationalism - which brexit encourages.2. There are still many problems with division in Europe despite the EU.
There are fewer countries going to war with each other in Europe thanks to the presence of the EU, but that has not stopped a rise of nationalism, fascism, and other problematic government structures over the years. There are many different cultures and ethnicities on the continent which see things differently, and it is not always possible to reconcile their differences. Not only is there a clear divide between the east and the west, but there are divisions of size to consider as well.
You can see changes in freedom, access by the press, educational curriculum, and the judicial systems all slowly favoring more of the extreme views instead of the centrist notions that the EU was initially founded on. The EU-28 requires specific government structures to limit this disadvantage, but there are still 17 countries who don’t need to follow by those rules.
3. The EU can suffer from a lack of transparency at times.
4. European countries must pay to play in the EU.
5. The EU favours the larger countries at the expense of the smaller.
6. Europe’s taxation structure doesn’t encourage the development of new businesses.
You haven't helped. All of the things you describe are ethereal. What I need help with is an understanding of what the advantages are to the average UK citizen of not being in the EU?There are thousands, if not hundreds of thousands, of pages on the internet devoted to listing the advantages <snip> of being <snip>/out of the EU. <snip>
It allowed us to not join the EU's vaccine programme. This allowed us to order plenty of vaccines from various suppliers which is one of the reasons our vaccination programme is so far ahead of the EU'sYou haven't helped. All of the things you describe are ethereal. What I need help with is an understanding of what the advantages are to the average UK citizen of not being in the EU?
Don't think there are any. Its quite clear from governmental responses (or lack of) that only the fatter cats will become obese. Meanwhile very few give second thought to the thousands of people lying in the snow along the borders of europe.You haven't helped. All of the things you describe are ethereal. What I need help with is an understanding of what the advantages are to the average UK citizen of not being in the EU?
I think it's pretty clear that if there were a rerun tomorrow it wouldbe a landslide for remain, unquestionably.Please, pretty please, may I respectfully ask for no re-runs of Leave vs Remain again.
Once in my lifetime was enough...
Don't vote for anything and don't be surprised when the decision is taken out of your hands!Dont vote for anything , spend the day digging your flower/veg beds over Instead. Be suspicious of any man knocking your door for a vote ,he means to extract more money from you in the future.
lt will not happen until Boris the Bumbling Baffoon (BBB) is removed from office.I think it's pretty clear that if there were a rerun tomorrow it wouldbe a landslide for remain, unquestionably.
This begs the question of how so many were duped the first time around, by whom and is there criminality involved.
I note we're two weeks in and the nhs is still waiting for the first instalment of £350,000,000 a week extra funding promised on the side of a big red bus.