Jump to content
British Speedway Forum

Robbie B

Members
  • Content count

    1,451
  • Joined

  • Last visited

Community Reputation

262 Excellent

About Robbie B

  • Birthday 04/01/1883

Contact Methods

  • Website URL
    http://
  • ICQ
    0

Profile Information

  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    UK OK
  • Team
    Wimbledon, Smederna, Stal Gorzow

Recent Profile Visitors

1,113 profile views
  1. Robbie B

    Bash the Bookie SEC finals Competition 2021

    Andzejs Lebedevs (Latvia) £300 More
  2. Robbie B

    European Union - In Or Out?

    As i had previously stated there is no perfect solution for voting systems as they all possess imperfections. Any dilution of EU votes by other nations joking the EU do does not in fact dilute any influence the larger nations have, as any new members joking also dilute the smaller influence at the same time, so a status quo ante will always be always present unless a nation with a extremely large population joins, which then given then enormous power straight away and unbalances the power that larger nations possess. Iris an agreement is similar to contract what the contractual parties agree is always binding, expect in certain circumstance such undue influence may have been used for the contract/agreement to be signed. As this moment in time the UK-EU Cooperation Agreement has not been ratified, so nothing is enforceable. And unless ratification happens then the UK will move onto WTO terms in their relations with the EU.
  3. Robbie B

    European Union - In Or Out?

    Humphrey I'm not confused as I know exactly how the EU works by studying law. A former EU friendly law tutor also did not like me pointing out to him the imbalance in EU voting procedures. In a truly democratic organisation each member would have an equal voting weight. However, the Germany and France for instance do not want to give away their influence to smaller nations, therefore, as is plainly seem in the Treaty for the Functioning of EU is that a smaller nation will never possess the ability to become a major influencer within the EU, as they lack a large population. This is one of the main reasons why Turkey in my option may never be allowed to join the EU as their large population awards them a larger amount of power upon joining. Therefore, a qualified majority voting system only awards those with large populations and is detrimental to weaker nations possessing a smaller number of people. When Angela Merkle stated that she welcomed one-and-all into Germany a few years ago not only did this depressed local wages but also increased Germany power within the EU by increasing their population. Your comments in how the UK parliamentary system works is most amusing. But no perfect voting system can ever exist, as you cannot please everyone. Although, this system is not perfect at least our members of parliament have time o discuss issues when voting on legislation unlike the EU MEP who must vote on regulations and directives within seconds of the regulation or directive clause being read out in the EU parliament by stating yes or no, without any discussion regarding the subject matter within the EU parliament. I have read the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement and what stand outs to me is that the document is extremely ambiguous making wide-open to interpretation, and I also found the document lacking in detail as to the mechanisms, procedures and governance in how breaches are enforced, which I thought would have been present within the clauses. I personally consider this agreement to be no-more than a starting point for future negotiations. More importantly Humphrey Appleby the character in Yes Minister and Yes Prime Minister unlike his namesake on here was a massive Brexiteer, as seen in this YouTube clip. https://youtu.be/37iHSwA1SwE
  4. Robbie B

    European Union - In Or Out?

    Yes, as any terms agreed by the EU and EU are binding upon both parties.
  5. Robbie B

    European Union - In Or Out?

    Except that is not factually correct, as votes takes by EU members state a qualified voting system under Treaty for the Functioning of the EU Article 238(3)(a) that states the voting procedure of the Council is in accordance to Articles 207 and 218 of the Treaty for the Functioning of the EU. 3. As from 1 November 2014 and subject to the provisions laid down in the Protocol on transitional provisions, in cases where, under the Treaties, not all the members of the Council participate in voting, a qualified majority shall be defined as follows: (a) A qualified majority shall be defined as at least 55 % of the members of the Council representing the participating Member States, comprising at least 65 % of the population of these States. A blocking minority must include at least the minimum number of Council members representing more than 35 % of the population of the participating Member States, plus one member, failing which the qualified majority shall be deemed attained; Unlike MP voting in the UK, votes taken with in the EU has an imbalance in their voting system, whereby larger nations who may unite together can force matters due to their voting. Here is a link to how the Council of Europe actually works in relation to international agreements https://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/council-eu/international-agreements/
  6. Robbie B

    European Union - In Or Out?

    I always wondered why Humphrey Appleton choose his name, and I wonder whether he will change after watching this YouTube clip from Yes Minister from the episode 'The Devil You Know' in 1981 (why Britain Joined the European Union). https://youtu.be/37iHSwA1SwE
  7. Robbie B

    European Union - In Or Out?

    I case anyone is interested all the UK and EU Cooperation Treaty documents are now available to download in PDF files from the UK HM Government website at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/agreements-reached-between-the-united-kingdom-of-great-britain-and-northern-ireland-and-the-european-union Happy reading Even with a quick scan of certain issues that I' am interested in - just show how certain media organisations have reported some things incorrectly.
  8. Robbie B

    European Union - In Or Out?

    You have no evidence whatsoever to support this statement.
  9. Robbie B

    European Union - In Or Out?

    I personally I think that a free trade agreement without quoters is massive capitulation by the EU, as they stated it would never happen. The current state of the British fishing fleet is wholly down to the EU's Common Fisheries Policy, which saw many British paid to destroy their boats, which will take time to build again.
  10. Robbie B

    European Union - In Or Out?

    Firstly, Humphrey I always you, without stating whether I' am a Breixteer or nor. But Merry Brexmas to you. Your second statement does not make any sense. as yet the Post-Brexit agreement has not been ratified by either the UK parliament or the EU. Therefore, to say that scribbling something down on a piece of paper make a grand plan for existing Erasmus is daft. As, no-doubt this would have been fully discussed by both parties. More interesting though is that professional qualifications (doctors and lawyers, etc) are not being recognised according to Sky News under this arrangement, which does seem very strange to me. As humans do not normally changed between thier physiology regardless of nation they come from. Law may change between nations, but EU law is part of UK lawyers seven areas of study to gain either and LLB (Bachelor of Laws (Honours) or GLD (Genral Law Degree, for post-graduates who are studying to convert a current degree into a law degree). Therefore, will the study of EU law be removed in time, as a study requirement from the current seven compulsory legal areas of study, for law students. It could be easily replaced by International Law, Family Law or Employment Law.
  11. Robbie B

    European Union - In Or Out?

    Humphrey Appleby although I await to read the full text of the post Brexit arrangement, as nothing have been fully published by the UK or EU 9nothing in the EU journal, so far). Going by what I have heard and read the UK removing itself from the Erasmus program is only a detriment to the EU. As UK students will be able to study globally and not just within the boundaries of the EU, with a bonus of saving the UK taxman a considerable sum. But until the full text is finally published full details of the Turing Scheme is unknown.
  12. Robbie B

    European Union - In Or Out?

    iris123 the law states any action inflicted upon someone must be reasonable in relation to the circumstances to what caused the action. This include any pre-emptied strikes a person may make if they feel threatened. I would like to read the case you mentioned regarding the ladder, but as you have failed to state the case citation I will not be able to find it. But under Lord Atkin's neighbor principle in Donoghue v Stevenson [1932] AC 562, everyone is obligated to foresee that their acts or omissions are not injurious to the health of another person.
  13. Robbie B

    European Union - In Or Out?

    And you know which one we were talking about. Someone with a little knowledge who tries to confuse things springs to mind (confused here) I was mentioning about trespass which saw earlier on, with people getting things all wrong by copying from Wikipedia, which is notoriously incorrect regarding legal issues..
  14. Robbie B

    European Union - In Or Out?

    A for Greenland a 2 second search found this https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/06/24/greenland-showed-how-to-leave-europe-as-far-back-as-1984/ or this from the BBC https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-37246181 or this short video https://www.bing.com/videos/search?view=detail&mid=21B5130C6714B228443721B5130C6714B2284437&q=greenland+2+votes+to+leave+the+eec&shtp=GetUrl&shid=732c1110-ff5c-4cf1-9a82-d6ec2befcd8b&shtk=SW51dXRlcSBIb2xtIE9sc2VuIG9uIEdyZWVubGFuZCdzIGxpZmUgYWZ0ZXIgdGhlIEVV&shdk=R3JlZW5sYW5kIHZvdGVkIHRvIGxlYXZlIHRoZSBFVSBpbiAxOTgyLCBhZnRlciBnYWluaW5nIG1vcmUgYXV0b25vbXkgZnJvbSBEZW5tYXJrIGFuZCBiZWluZyBhIHNlbGYtZ292ZXJuaW5nIHBhcnQgb2YgdGhhdCBjb3VudHJ5LiBJdCB0b29rIHRocmVlIHllYXJzIHRvIHdyYXAgdXAgbmVnb3RpYXRpb25zIHRvIHF1aXQu&shhk=zSX1WmUPV4b28Sne3Y6GgvF3VXiSafyyYFF6mGPI8Ew%3D&form=VDSHOT&shth=OSH.D4ddYKoJWmCowoB9XUc7Zg
  15. Robbie B

    European Union - In Or Out?

    The GDPR apart from Demark and Estonia is interoperated as the EU desired.
×

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue. Privacy Policy