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On 22 Jun 2016 at 6:55am Q wrote:
We sell about 78 billion of goods to the EU at a cost of membership a net 9 billion. Isn't this cost likely to be more than the profit we make on the 78 billion? The 78 billion will generate a fair amount of taxation but does it equal the 9 billion we have to collect and send to the EU? If we don't make any profit from membership of EU then what is the point?
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On 22 Jun 2016 at 6:58am Services wrote:
Don't get hung up on goods we make the money on services...
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On 22 Jun 2016 at 7:52am Q wrote:
There is no free market in services so we are not paying to access it. Our total export figure includes services.
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On 22 Jun 2016 at 2:01pm bastian wrote:
We get other benefits including subsidies in farming and access to the weight of the european courts even as individuals if we need it-fair and equal.
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On 22 Jun 2016 at 6:21pm Q wrote:
I used the net figure Bastian so farming subsidies etc already accounted for. The maths don't add up for Remain. It is not possible for us to gain any economic advantage from belonging to the EU.
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On 22 Jun 2016 at 9:01pm M wrote:
Our service will be compromised Q. K r, M.
 
 
On 23 Jun 2016 at 7:29am RichardJC wrote:
Trade in services is apparently one of the four fundamental freedoms of the common market. So where this idea they're not covered? Do we get charged tarrifs on them?
Tax is quite high once you account for the employees as well as the services themselves.


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