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Old 03-08-2016, 10:39 AM
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Originally Posted by fang View Post
This illustrates the limits of the EU's powers. Primary responsibility for social justice and well being of EU member populations still rests with their own governments. Even the EU grants that the Welsh Valleys and many Coastal Towns have secured are dependant on local and Central Government supporting the application.
Indeed. This is why as a remain voter I find the response of the remain establishment so disappointing. Simply calling people thick and racist, telling them that London house prices will fall, that the City will be hit and that big business is concerned won't cut much ice with those who voted to leave. It is within the powers of our government and big business to propose a win-win situation whereby we stay in the EU but carry out domestic changes. There are changes that the EU could make (around the Working Time Directive for example) but that is not the biggest thing. So far only the Labour leadership contenders have any sensible suggestions. I suspect in three years we won't have left the EU and things will carry on more or less as normal without addressing the underlying inequalities of low income regions and unemployment among some demographic groups.
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