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Consequences of Brexit?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ern
    Yes, if you ignore all the other data

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    Cartoon above, from the reality below.



    From https://www.theguardian.com/commenti...-talks-cartoon
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    https://www.economist.com/news/brita...-british-farms

    Is the UK the most appropriate place for soft fruit to be grown. Bad Climate and soon to be expensive workers.

    Years of cheap labour have resulted in minimal investment in productivity improvements. This should now change. Romanian workers should be replaced by automation and robots!

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    Quote Originally Posted by East_coast
    https://www.economist.com/news/brita...-british-farms

    Is the UK the most appropriate place for soft fruit to be grown. Bad Climate and soon to be expensive workers.

    Years of cheap labour have resulted in minimal investment in productivity improvements. This should now change. Romanian workers should be replaced by automation and robots!
    i don't think you can call it bad climate. different fruits grow in different climates - apples and pears grow well in UK, mangoes and bananas don't for example.

    however, i agree with your other point. Societies adapt to survive. Before the low wages meant there was no incentive to invest in automation or machinery. But now the incentive is there and it will happen quickly.

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    Hi Geoexpaters I'd like to invite you to join a FB group for people in HK who are affected by Brexit and oppose it. click here. If you are watching what is happening in disbelief, you are not alone.

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    Looking at the front page of today's Telegraph, I clearly see them backing BoJo as PM

    The Telegraph - Telegraph Online, Daily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph - Telegraph


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    http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-41355642