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    The French are "plotting to wreck Britain".

    The French are plotting to use Brexit to destroy the British economy, according to a memo leaked to the Mail on Sunday.

    Written by former Home Office Minister Jeremy Browne, the memo states that the French are "crystal clear about their underlying objectives: the weakening of Britain, the ongoing degradation of the City of London".

    Browne is the City of London's Brexit Envoy and has been on a tour of EU capitals. In other capitals, he states that there is "not unreasonably" a keenness to take advantage of whatever benefits may accrue to them from Brexit. However, the meeting with the French was "the worst" and that they want to destroy the City of London, even if France doesn't benefit.



    Mail on Sunday: City of London accuses France of plot to ‘wreck Britain’ – even if it gains nothing itself
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    Quelle surprise!
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    France doesn't have to do much to wreck the City of London: the Brits (ie the Tories and Corbyn) are doing it for themselves.

    The Medicine oversight institution (sorry, cannot remember exact name) currently located in London is likely to be moved to Strasbourg to replace the regular, very expensive, visits by the EU which will now stay in Brussels all year long.

    The Brits have never shown themselves to be such idiots. Maybe one good thing about Brexit will be for GB to stop being so bloody arrogant.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wascurito View Post
    The French are plotting to use Brexit to destroy the British economy, according to a memo leaked to the Mail on Sunday.

    Written by former Home Office Minister Jeremy Browne, the memo states that the French are "crystal clear about their underlying objectives: the weakening of Britain, the ongoing degradation of the City of London".

    Browne is the City of London's Brexit Envoy and has been on a tour of EU capitals. In other capitals, he states that there is "not unreasonably" a keenness to take advantage of whatever benefits may accrue to them from Brexit. However, the meeting with the French was "the worst" and that they want to destroy the City of London, even if France doesn't benefit.



    Mail on Sunday: City of London accuses France of plot to ‘wreck Britain’ – even if it gains nothing itself
    Just me maybe - but it seems to me that the UK cabinet has lately become as leaky as a colander. This leaked memo. Philip Hammonds supposed allegedly sexist leak. More spinning?
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    It's a solid approach by the French. We're doing it too at a lower level to appeal to business to get them to Dublin.


    I'd use the term "Competitor" over "Adversary". Get in, get the business. Let London whine and other EU states talk about why it's nice to be nice afterwards.

    The actual memo is designed to shock the intended readers into action to stop the pull factor of course. Not to slate the French. If the French don't do it someone else will.
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    They don't have to. The Brits are doing a very good job of it themselves.
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    Any impartial observer must conclude that the British don't need any external help in wrecking their country and it's economy. They're making a fine fist of it all on their own.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marcos the black View Post
    They don't have to. The Brits are doing a very good job of it themselves.
    Quote Originally Posted by Casablanca View Post
    Any impartial observer must conclude that the British don't need any external help in wrecking their country and it's economy. They're making a fine fist of it all on their own.
    Snap!
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    Some hysteria is emanating now from London.

    Best ignored, like a toddler playing up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gracethepirate View Post
    France doesn't have to do much to wreck the City of London: the Brits (ie the Tories and Corbyn) are doing it for themselves.

    The Medicine oversight institution (sorry, cannot remember exact name) currently located in London is likely to be moved to Strasbourg to replace the regular, very expensive, visits by the EU which will now stay in Brussels all year long.

    The Brits have never shown themselves to be such idiots. Maybe one good thing about Brexit will be for GB to stop being so bloody arrogant.
    Quote Originally Posted by Casablanca View Post
    Any impartial observer must conclude that the British don't need any external help in wrecking their country and it's economy. They're making a fine fist of it all on their own.
    Quote Originally Posted by Marcos the black View Post
    They don't have to. The Brits are doing a very good job of it themselves.
    Quote Originally Posted by Casablanca View Post
    Snap!
    Snap!
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