Brexit Betrayal

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#604

Yes it has been removed, same for me. I have it on email so here is the content:

Duplicitous leaders

European Union Democracy

John Petley

Tuesday, 05 March 2019

16 Comments

There is no doubt about the veracity of this account since documents have been seen.

On Monday July 9th 2018, several leading French, German and Dutch senior managers were called by EU officials to an urgent meeting.

The meeting was said to be private and those present were informed that Prime Minister May and Chancellor Merkel had reached an Agreement over Brexit. Knowledge of this was attained from the actual transcript of the meeting between May and Merkel.

  1. The Agreement was couched in a way to ‘appease’ the Brexit voters.

  2. The Agreement would enable May to get rid of those people in her party who were against progress and unity in the EU.

  3. Both Merkel and May agreed that the likely course of events would be that UK would re-join the EU in full at some time after the next general election.

  4. May agreed to keep as many EU laws and institutions as she could despite the current groundswell of ‘anti-EU hysteria’ in Britain (May’s own words, apparently.)

  5. Merkel and May agreed that the only realistic future for the UK was within the EU.

The original Agreement draft was completed in May 2018 in Berlin and then sent to the UK Government Cabinet Office marked ‘Secret’.

NB This Agreement draft was authored in the German Chancellor’s private office.

The Cabinet returned the Agreement draft with suggestions, and there was some to-ing and fro-ing during June 5th 2018.

Private calls between the Prime Minister and Chancellor were made.

The Agreement’s final draft came out late in June 2018. The German Chancellor told Prime Minister May that this was a deal she would support, though there would need to be some more small concessions by the UK to keep the EU happy.

The Chancellor and Prime Minister met in Germany. Merkel had this meeting recorded as a ‘private meeting’ though the Prime Minister was probably unaware of that.

The Chancellor had the transcript of that meeting circulated secretly to EU and key German embassies.

Conclusions

Documents make it quite clear that Prime Minister May was negotiating with Germany, not the EU.

The transcript also makes it clear that the Prime Minister intended to keep all this secret from minsters, especially the Brexit group.

She wants to keep as many EU institutions in UK as intact as possible in order to facilitate an easy return to the EU after 2020.

Chancellor Merkel briefed May on tactics to force Cabinet approval.

The Prime Minister and senior civil servants were working with Germany to stop Brexit or water it down to prevent free trade and the ending of freedom of movement, but to keep cash flowing to the EU.

David Davis was kept in the dark while key EU premiers in France, Holland and Ireland were briefed in full.

Key EU heads were actually briefed in full the day before the Cabinet meeting at Chequers.


#605

Carnage on damage limitation as he doesn’t want to look a total numpty again.


#606

What’s the source of that?


#607

Its from the Bruges group and this is the message I got while searching for it - they say it will be reworked and published but don’t hold your breath

[Bruges Group

(@BrugesGroup)](https://twitter.com/BrugesGroup?ref_src=twsrc^google|twcamp^serp|twgr^author)

An article “Duplicitous Leaders” was initially published in draft form on our website. It has been removed from our website while it is being reworked and updated. We plan to publish the updated article as soon as it is ready.


#609

https://www.brugesgroup.com/

I see @Magog has posted the twitter link.


#610

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#611

#612

Thanks Stu. I wondering, should I (depersonalise it and) print it out and send it to Boris…?
Maybe with the AltNewsMedia link.

No wonder there was all that hype about stamping on people for reading ‘the wrong stuff’ on the internet.


#613

The Bruges Group publishing that on their site really says something for me. I don’t think it will be the wrong stuff from them. They aren’t exactly a bunch of “News of The World” hacks.

I’m sure Boris knows as his number one fan has posted…


#614

British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing the prospect of yet another heavy defeat in next week’s parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal.

May is expected to lose by up to 100 votes when British politicians decide on March 12 whether or not to sign her divorce terms into the U.K. statute book, according to The Telegraph.

That would pave the way for U.K. parliamentarians to either opt to crash out of the European trading bloc without a deal in a vote on March 13, or seek to delay Brexit in a vote on March 14.

But these votes could be delayed if May decides to try for a third time to get her deal passed in parliament. The U.K. is currently scheduled to exit from the EU with or without a deal on March 29.

News of another potential Brexit defeat for May follows reports that this week’s meeting between British attorney general Geoffrey Cox and the European Union’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier has yielded no progress.

Cox had hoped to convince his EU counterparts to specify a time limit or exit clause from the withdrawal agreement’s Irish backstop — the contentious plan to avoid a hard border in Ireland — to win the support of Brexit-backing Conservative lawmakers. But EU leaders have proven unwilling to offer any concessions.

May’s chief Brexit envoy Olly Robbins is in Brussels today in a last-ditch attempt to end the stalemate.


#615

Why do we never hear about the huge benefits to consumers that a no-deal would mean.


#616

…because the government doesn’t want to leave the EU


#617

Thats partially true but the bigger reason is that all the media luvvies don’t want us to leave either


#618

Read that article Stu posted about 5 entries above.


#619

I did Ex - still can’t find it mentioned anywhere - am I missing something


#620

It’s like Cluedo mate !

Is it that bastard Colonel Mustard in the Library with the candlestick the bounder !!:grin:


#621

Stu !!
I found someone who needs a nipple :smile:

If you go to the link Stu posted you will transport to a page from cyberboris.wordpress.com … and if you click the appropriate link you will get here!
https://cyberboris.wordpress.com/2019/03/05/brexit-betrayal-may-has-been-negotiating-with-germany-2/#more-47419

However since that appears to be beyond you…

On Monday July 9th 2018, several leading French, German and Dutch senior managers were called by EU officials to an urgent meeting.

The meeting was said to be private and those present were informed that Prime Minister May and Chancellor Merkel had reached an Agreement over Brexit. Knowledge of this was attained from the actual transcript of the meeting between May and Merkel.

  1. The Agreement was couched in a way to ‘appease’ the Brexit voters.

  2. The Agreement would enable May to get rid of those people in her party who were against progress and unity in the EU.

  3. Both Merkel and May agreed that the likely course of events would be that UK would re-join the EU in full at some time after the next general election.

  4. May agreed to keep as many EU laws and institutions as she could despite the current groundswell of ‘anti-EU hysteria’ in Britain (May’s own words, apparently.)

  5. Merkel and May agreed that the only realistic future for the UK was within the EU.

The original Agreement draft was completed in May 2018 in Berlin and then sent to the UK Government Cabinet Office marked ‘Secret’.

NB This Agreement draft was authored in the German Chancellor’s private office.

The Cabinet returned the Agreement draft with suggestions, and there was some to-ing and fro-ing during June 5th 2018.

Private calls between the Prime Minister and Chancellor were made.

The Agreement’s final draft came out late in June 2018. The German Chancellor told Prime Minister May that this was a deal she would support, though there would need to be some more small concessions by the UK to keep the EU happy.

The Chancellor and Prime Minister met in Germany. Merkel had this meeting recorded as a ‘private meeting’ though the Prime Minister was probably unaware of that.

The Chancellor had the transcript of that meeting circulated secretly to EU and key German embassies.

Conclusions

Documents make it quite clear that Prime Minister May was negotiating with Germany, not the EU.

The transcript also makes it clear that the Prime Minister intended to keep all this secret from minsters, especially the Brexit group.

She wants to keep as many EU institutions in UK as intact as possible in order to facilitate an easy return to the EU after 2020.

Chancellor Merkel briefed May on tactics to force Cabinet approval.

The Prime Minister and senior civil servants were working with Germany to stop Brexit or water it down to prevent free trade and the ending of freedom of movement, but to keep cash flowing to the EU.

David Davis was kept in the dark while key EU premiers in France, Holland and Ireland were briefed in full.

Key EU heads were actually briefed in full the day before the Cabinet meeting at Chequers.


#622

And I found someone missing a few grey cells.
The q I asked was why does no-one mention the huge benefits to the UK consumer of a no-deal Brexit.
The article you refer to mentions reducing tariffs but it doesn’t mention the huge benefits of no tariffs to the British consumer and, like you, Joe public needs it to be spelled out before they understand. And thats what the MSM should, but don’t tell us.


#623

Mate the MSM are never going to sing from the rooftops about anything which makes a no deal Brexit ( I hate that term let’s just say …) The Brexit we voted for , appealing in any way. Media is in the Middle buffer layer, with Government, Education, Religion etc etc and we all know what that layer wants.


#624

Ok
Maybe it is because the benefits are not so huge and could be wiped out by an unfortunate movement in Sterling against other currencies. It could be because the purveyors of that message have already tarnished themselves by over-stating the other numbers concerning payments to the EU … or not. More likely it is what Stu said.