Looking Forward to Brexit? Welcome to Minsk…

7 Feb

Aye I concur if its Brexit then its out and NO that is NO special deals or concessions,and will the Commonwealth welcome us back with open arms? I don’t think so,we scuppered a lot of business’s when we stopped buying dairy products and “meat” from Australia and New Zealand! vote out and who will want to be our friend after all we wont keep to any agreements when the going gets tough.

Scottish Economic Analysis Unit

In early September 2003 the Estonian Kanal 2 TV channel aired a program to explain a few details about the upcoming referendum on that country’s membership of the EU. The host was well-known politician Toomas Hendrik Ilves (now the President of Estonia) and the guest was a leading figure from the European Parliament. The show outlined to the viewing audience the implications of the outcome of their referendum and near the end the host asked his guest, “If Estonia votes No then what is Plan B?” The answer from Europe was unequivocally clear, “There is no Plan B. If you vote No then you are with Belarus.”

Well that was pretty stark and Estonia, much as expected, voted by 2 to 1 to join the EU and the rest is history.

Consider this though, outside the UK and with very few exceptions the EU is immensely popular even if it is certainly…

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