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#OpportunityCost is the aggregate net cost of doing something, vis a vis 'not doing it' at all.

The initial project, option & prospect of #Brexit came with huge opportunity costs, which were too easily pre-discounted as #ProjectFear. 1/
The initial #Leave case, dramatised by the #BorisBus, contended that UK could save its £350m pw #EU 'gross membership contribution' and pass that 'saving' straight to the #NHS - as 'additional funding'. 2/
The #Leave case focused on saving UK's #EU gross membership cost in favour of #NHS.

It ignored regular #EU annual contributions back into a multiplicity of UK projects, which would obviously be stopped, if we ceased membership.
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Time for a catch-up on our weekend campaign activities so here is a thread to bring you all up to date and share the observations and stories of the day. This week our main stall was in Ellesmere Port to talk to the people there. The local MP is @justinmadders. /thread
The planned decision to visit Ellesmere Port turned out particularly prescient given the recent news of Vauxhall’s warnings about the consequences of the “Do or Die” no-deal being touted around by Johnson and Hunt
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Here is a photo of our Remain Angels for the Day. Aren’t they gorgeous? 😉
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The real #BorisBus. If everyone posts pictures of this bus with this hashtag there may be a chance his sham story concocted to skew search engine results may not work.
To clarify (thread): Leave or Remain, boosting the visibility of the Leave bus only takes us back to the status quo before Boris told his imaginary hobby story. It can help undo his underhand tactics. To Leave voters who believe the bus they should be happy the bus is (1/4)
more visible. To Remain voters it helps show a reminder of the false promises sold.
But the key thing is that Boris is trying to bury the bus. His embarrassment about it reinforces that the claims on the bus were lies. Which backs Remainers who disputed the lies and (2/4)
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