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Jan 13, 2021 6 tweets 1 min read
FT Barnier interview:

“Britain risks losing its tariff-free and quota-free trading rights with the EU if it diverges too far below European regulatory standards —- singling out a recent controversy over a UK government decision to authorise a previously banned pesticide.”

1/ 5 “ But Barnier was also clear that both sides need to learn to live with the structural changes resulting from Brexit, ranging from checks on imports of farm produce to a ban on travellers bringing meat sandwiches with them when they cross the external border. “

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Aug 23, 2020 6 tweets 1 min read
The impact of the £20 million Murdoch investment in a new TV station with Andrew Neil and Nigel Farage is bigger than the invested money.

Imagine every journalist in the land will be invited for interviews to join the new station.

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The media industry has suffered in the last years, many redundancies. Journalists have families to feed, mortgages to pay.

They will keep that in mind whether they will join or not the new bully TV channel. They want to keep their options open...

Jun 24, 2020 11 tweets 2 min read
The case for #RejoinEU

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1/ 11 We can be together with our neighbours and dear friends.

If Scotland gets its independence and we missed them, we can be again together.

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Mar 6, 2020 4 tweets 1 min read
The National Audit Office has published few weeks ago a damaging report on the Brexit Government waste of advertising campaign "Get Brexit done" before the general elections in 2019. But no media has paid attention to it.

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One of the conclusions of the audit report is: "the business case of the campaign did not demonstrate increased impact for the proposed spending on the air campaign compared to lower-cost alternatives."

Mar 6, 2020 11 tweets 2 min read
Can we #StopBrexitCorruption ?

Here is the National Audit Report on the Brexit preparation waste.

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"HM Treasury data show a limited picture of overall EU Exit spending and little information was put in the public domain. "
Feb 25, 2020 8 tweets 2 min read
Let me tell you a little story from my corner office from where I stamp many business plans.

All entrepreneurs I have seen are ambitious: they want their ideas and businesses to thrive. They are not content with standing still.

As such they are continuously looking ...

... they are continuously looking to grow their business, to find new markets and to reduce costs.

Many of them operate in multiple business sectors. And they want to allocate their capitals efficiently.

This means they will invest more ...

Jan 29, 2020 5 tweets 1 min read
Let me tell you a little story about BBC finances.

This is particularly relevant as they cut £80 million.

BBC has an exporting arm called BBC Worldwide with sales in excess of £1 billions.

Because of Brexit, BBC Worldwide is losing £100 million per year

This loss of revenue comes at the expense of US and European content.

There are rules within the EU that EU broadcasters and platforms (such as Netflix) should have a certain % of European content where the excellent BBC content did qualify but now it doesn’t.