About as good as the soundbite that we were 50th in the world and last in the G20
Hard to quantify. Assuming that Canada has been buying the most vaccines as fast a possible and being unable to do much about production delays, none?
Many, but every other G20 country outside of the UK and USA...
They have a deal.
Its a bad deal.
Seeing as neither side will likely want to open up talks again after such contentious negotiations last time, both side will need to deal with the current deal.
And since they wont want to starve, finding alternate sources from within the EU (or even Canada...
Yes, of course.
But again, the question likely is whether it is worth some economic disruption for the freedom to decide their own affairs.
The UK, when faced with a similar choice, decided it was, who could fault Scotland for deciding the same?
If Scotland can get back into the EU then due to the revenue sharing program, they would be a net beneficiary.
So Scotland would simply be ditching London for Brussels in terms of their stuff being paid for.
Who said anything about not trading?
The EU will always trade with the UK. What they will do is make it as cumbersome and painful as humanly possible.
This hurts the UK more than...
Yes, like I said, they are going to have a interesting future. They have controls over immigration, refugees, domestic production and distribution of things like vaccines, their own free trade deals, and the like, but are going to take a hit economically due to border complications.
Now it may...
It most certainly is.
And if a majority of Scots decide the vote to leave the UK for a romantic view of a last period that predated nationalism then I don't really see a problem with it.
It does make me happy with how Canada has dealt with nationalism in Quebec however. Sending generous...
The UK has a interesting future ahead of them,where they can either soar outside the EU , crash outside of it, or muddle along.
While they are going to struggle with the new regulations, customs, tariffs and the like outside the EU, they have also proven to be gangbusters with their vaccine...