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Forum: USA
May 16th 2022, 6:02 am
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By morpeth

Re: UK US Difference

Good points. London seems to me the most international city in the world, and as you well point out London has a wider variety of communities.

The differences between the US and UK are there, yet...
May 16th 2022, 5:51 am
Replies: 9,252
Views: 265,229
Posted By morpeth

Re: Brexit

By chance yesterday I had coffee with a former MP who referenced the same issue of how locally numerous initiatives were funded by the EU, and now have had to scale back or consider closing without...
May 15th 2022, 6:05 pm
Replies: 9,252
Views: 265,229
Posted By morpeth

Re: Brexit

2) You have consistently supported policies reducing opportunities that Brits had.
1) Presumably you had some input on where to live, let alone degree you wished to integrate into a foreign culture...
May 15th 2022, 5:59 pm
Replies: 9,252
Views: 265,229
Posted By morpeth

Re: Brexit

Ridiculous- taking away opportunities reflects your disdain and fanaticism In fact quite a few pensioners did or considered spebding time in EU precisely to reduce their cost of living. The Erasmus...
May 15th 2022, 5:50 pm
Replies: 9,252
Views: 265,229
Posted By morpeth

Re: Brexit

well it wasn't your country, you chose it and i just think it is a credit you have sought to integrate. sorry if you do not accept the compliment.

Cambridge dictionary on 'integrate': to mix...
May 15th 2022, 5:42 pm
Replies: 9,252
Views: 265,229
Posted By morpeth

Re: Brexit

so what,
i always paid my national insurance whether in UK or
not, and on occasion other taxes.
May 15th 2022, 5:29 pm
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Views: 265,229
Posted By morpeth

Re: Brexit

Both Italy and China have similar arrangements
May 15th 2022, 5:23 pm
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Views: 265,229
Posted By morpeth

Re: Brexit

Bipat has expressed similar sentiments against British pensioners and students,
May 15th 2022, 5:16 pm
Replies: 9,252
Views: 265,229
Posted By morpeth

Re: Brexit

There is nothing disparaging in giving you credit for integrating into your adopted country and its culture. Often a a complaint about immigrants is they do not integrate, so giving you credit for...
May 15th 2022, 5:06 pm
Replies: 9,252
Views: 265,229
Posted By morpeth

Re: Brexit

Why shiyld a British citizen not be able to vote in a British election ?
May 15th 2022, 10:43 am
Replies: 9,252
Views: 265,229
Posted By morpeth

Re: Brexit

Yet apart from your emotional fear of the ECJ , never has any rational highly probable advantage been demonstrated in your posts. The only reasons I can see you have presented is (a) the rather off...
May 15th 2022, 10:37 am
Replies: 9,252
Views: 265,229
Posted By morpeth

Re: Brexit

I thik you are missing that the reasons Brexit isn't being handled well is the very nature of Brexit contentions- based on wishful thinking and emotional considerations, there was/is no reasons it...
May 15th 2022, 10:30 am
Replies: 9,252
Views: 265,229
Posted By morpeth

Re: Brexit

A bit confusing for (2) what you are agreeing with.

Why should someone who is British not be able to vote no matter where they live - and note many Brits abroad continue to pay National Insurance...
May 15th 2022, 7:30 am
Replies: 9,252
Views: 265,229
Posted By morpeth

Re: Brexit

Hence the conflict in loyalties.
May 15th 2022, 7:26 am
Replies: 9,252
Views: 265,229
Posted By morpeth

Re: Brexit

Actually I meant simply to point out the extent of how many Brits affected by rules regarding voting- and the Brexit situation compounds the issue for Bits living in the Eu in particular.
May 14th 2022, 11:58 pm
Replies: 9,252
Views: 265,229
Posted By morpeth

Re: Brexit

A fairly typical attitude of disdain for others- the imposition Brexit imposed on those wanting to live, work, study or do business in Europe affects over 1 million Brits in the EU, and those wishing...
May 14th 2022, 5:06 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 530
Posted By morpeth

Re: 4 year and 1 day rule

I believe may be a provision that allows for filing either the 4 year and 1 day or five years rule, 60 to 90 days before eligibility. I would guess the longer the period of being back the smoother...
May 14th 2022, 4:59 pm
Replies: 9,252
Views: 265,229
Posted By morpeth

Re: Brexit

Perhaps because the thread is about Brexit, though certainly the same principle would apply to those in other countries as well- as many would also be in Canada, Australia (over 1 million) and the...
Forum: USA
May 14th 2022, 4:46 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 1,464
Posted By morpeth

Re: USC social security

It may be a lot easier to just call the American consulate in London, they have a section that deals with social security claims and questions, they are quire helpful.
May 14th 2022, 4:37 pm
Replies: 9,252
Views: 265,229
Posted By morpeth

Re: Brexit

Being British can be defined differently than just having the passport as a convenience- I see no reason why someone who is British should be restricted in their vote because the choose to live in...
May 14th 2022, 2:05 pm
Replies: 9,252
Views: 265,229
Posted By morpeth

Re: Brexit

Interesting link except not sure relevant to the point that quite a significant percentage of gullible Brexit voters fed by Brexit propaganda voted for Brexit for emotional reasons based on fantasy...
May 14th 2022, 7:14 am
Replies: 9,252
Views: 265,229
Posted By morpeth

Re: Brexit

I think it is a valid point one can criticize the Remain side for not being more effective in the referendum campaign.

However, the degree of lying illogical Brexit views of nonsense and...
May 12th 2022, 12:57 pm
Replies: 9,252
Views: 265,229
Posted By morpeth

Re: Brexit

The margin was so slim, I think it would not be unfair to conclude it was precisely the gullible who gave Brexit its slim majority.
May 12th 2022, 5:24 am
Replies: 9,252
Views: 265,229
Posted By morpeth

Re: Brexit

While I wouldn't use the word idiots, I do think gullible is quite appropriate as it seems those who voted for Brexit parrot the lies, propaganda, or even the nonsense of Brexit campaigners to...
May 12th 2022, 12:54 am
Replies: 9,252
Views: 265,229
Posted By morpeth

Re: Brexit

I had an experience three years ago travelling from Croatia into Bosnia. The part of Bosnia I entered was only lightly populated, and every once in a while would pass an are with new homes being...
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