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Brexit Strategy

  The bill meant to implement Brexit/ Won’t pass until parliament chexit/ And gives it some scrutiny/ So if Tories mutiny/ It may be the Commons rejexit./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-41975277 The bill meant to implement BrexitWon't pass until parliament chexitAnd gives it … Continue reading

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If At First You Don’t Secede…

There once was a man from Girona/ A Catalan go-it-aloner/ Who ran off to Brussels/ When Spain flexed its muscles/ And made him a wanted persona./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-41819940 There once was a man from GironaA Catalan go-it-alonerWho ran off to BrusselsWhen … Continue reading

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Dig for Brexit

According to minister Grayling/ If EU discussions are failing/ We fall off the edge/ And plant up more veg -/ Apparently Brexit’s plain sailing!/// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/oct/15/higher-food-prices-could-be-avoided-if-no-brexit-claims-chris-grayling According to minister GraylingIf EU discussions are failingWe fall off the edgeAnd plant up more … Continue reading

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Going Dutch?

Said EU head honcho Jean-Claude/ The UK must pay what is aude/ So settle your tab/ We’ll call you a cab -/ But first let’s have one for the raude./// http://www.euronews.com/2017/10/13/juncker-turns-to-beer-in-bid-to-get-britain-to-cough-up-for-brexit Said EU head honcho Jean-ClaudeThe UK must pay what … Continue reading

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Tussles in Brussels

A Eurocrat known as Michel/ Said Brexit talks aren’t going well/ Tho May tries to mask it/ We’re in a handbasket/ Whose end destination is hell./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-41585430 A Eurocrat known as MichelSaid Brexit talks aren't going wellTho May tries to … Continue reading

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Kill Bill?

Theresa May’s great repeal bill/ Requires opposition goodwill;/ With any such backing/ Apparently lacking/ It’s apt to be put through the mill./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40589510 Theresa May's great repeal billRequires opposition goodwill;With any such backingApparently lackingIt's apt to be put through the … Continue reading

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Brexit Strategy

The CBI, pro-single market,/ Proposes for now we just park it/ But Brexiteers fear/ Beneath the veneer/ The aim is that Brexit will kark it./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-40519331 The CBI, pro-single market,Proposes for now we just park itBut Brexiteers fearBeneath the veneerThe … Continue reading

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Finder Fined

A service for shoppers online/ Was found to employ a design/ That hoodwinks the frugal/ To benefit Google/ Who picked up a sizeable fine./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-40406542  https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/879765331362930688

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Davis Wavers

The Brexit Sec headed to Brussels/ To show the EU how he hustles,/ But promptly gave way / The very first day/ When Barnier flexed a few muscles./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jun/19/uk-caves-in-to-eu-demand-to-agree-divorce-bill-before-trade-talks The Brexit Sec headed to BrusselsTo show the EU how he … Continue reading

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Farewell Helmut

Farewell German Chancellor Kohl/  Who played a significant rohl/ In fusing the nation,/ Reunification – / I guess it worked out on the whohl./// https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/16/helmut-kohl-ex-chancellor-and-architect-of-german-reunification-dies-aged-87 Farewell German Chancellor #Kohl Who played a significant rohlIn fusing the nation,Reunification –I guess it … Continue reading

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