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Do you think there will be a Deal or No Deal?


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sun_tzu

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From 9pm, lasting about 90 minutes.

Pardon my stupidity but is this very important news or not?:



https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EEBpQmhWwAAlJY2?format=jpg&name=small
Im guessing as he is shutting parliament tomorrow then it wont go anywhere?

That said Im sure they can do the same once parliament reconvenes... the dilemma then would be do they try to delete any messages? (give that the opposition may already have copies)
 
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To be fair, this to me says less about the British public than it does about the redundancy of much polling these days and sums up why questions framed in a binary 'agree/disagree' manner are one of the worst ways of ascertaining someone's opinion on a matter.
 
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John Bercow stepping down
 

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To be fair, this to me says less about the British public than it does about the redundancy of much polling these days and sums up why questions framed in a binary 'agree/disagree' manner are one of the worst ways of ascertaining someone's opinion on a matter.
Agree. Although shows the problem with a getting a clear result if there was a future referendum.
 

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Tories refusing to stand and applaud Bercow. Cretins
 

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What a shame. He’s become a central figure of this entire episode, and has overseen some of the most dramatic and historic moments ever witnessed inside Palace of Westminster.

It’s obvious he is leaving before BJ and his goons humiliate him with some form of DeSelection.
 

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What a shame. He’s become a central figure of this entire episode, and has overseen some of the most dramatic and historic moments ever witnessed inside Palace of Westminster.

It’s obvious he is leaving before BJ and his goons humiliate him with some form of DeSelection.
even though the speaker is officially neutral and the current deputy speaker has long been favourite to take over i suspect there will be a big push from both the remain and leave camps to get somebody from their camp in the role
 

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Shame, he was the only Tory I liked
Nah, by all accounts he's a thoroughly unlikable person. Lots of bullying allegations against him. Hardly surprising, you can see he has a very high opinion of himself and likely suffers from the classic small-man syndrome. I do begrudgingly respect him for his role as speaker in opposing the lunacy of a no-deal Brexit.
 

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Nah, by all accounts he's a thoroughly unlikable person. Lots of bullying allegations against him. Hardly surprising, you can see he has a very high opinion of himself and likely suffers from the classic small-man syndrome. I do begrudgingly respect him for his role as speaker in opposing the lunacy of a no-deal Brexit.
Nonsense, he was one of the best characters of the entire series
 

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I very much doubt we'll get a speaker as strong as him. Bit worrying given the times we're in.
 

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In life, I'm sure we've all had to applaud things or people we don't care for; couldn't those MPs just politely clap? Or are they so bloody entitled that this sets them apart from the rest of us?
 

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I can't imagine Parliament is even going to agree on the next speaker. It's yet another proxy vote for Brexit as the position has so much control over Government's actions.
 

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I've literally just been prescribed Sertraline, so I'm knackered in the near-future. Doh.
I used to be on it but am now on Fluoxetine, so if there is a Sertraline shortage, your GP will likely just prescribe you an alternative.
 

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I'm no medic so don't know all of these, but a Hydrocortisone shortage would be worrying.
 

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A list of medications whose supply or price may be affected by Brexit:

For your information, we can share with you the following medications which our suppliers have expressed concern about, either because there are worries around future import rights or because the prices are already rising as a result of stockpiling; leading to real concerns over post-Brexit costs and availability.

Acamprosate (Campral) – prescribed alongside counselling to treat alcohol dependence.
Aciclovir (Acyclovir) – an antiviral medication primarily used for the treatment of herpes simplex virus infections, chickenpox, and shingles.
Allopurinol – to decrease high blood uric acid levels. It is specifically used to prevent gout, prevent specific types of kidney stones and for the high uric acid levels that can occur with chemotherapy.
Amlodipine – is a medication used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and coronary artery disease.
Baclofen – to treat spasticity. It is used as a central nervous system depressant and skeletal muscle relaxant.
Bendroflumethiazide (Aprinox) – used in the management of hypertension (high blood pressure).
Calcipotriol ointment – for the treatment of psoriasis.
Candesartan – used for the treatment of hypertension and congestive heart failure.
Cetirizine – a second-generation antihistamine.
Citalopram – an antidepressant used to treat major depressive disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and social phobia.
Co-careldopa – used to manage the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.
Co-codamol tablets – pain relief when ibuprofen, aspirin, or naproxen alone do not sufficiently relieve a patient’s symptoms.
Cyclizine – a medication used to treat and prevent nausea, vomiting and dizziness due to motion sickness or vertigo.
Desogestrel (Cerelle) – a progestin medication which is used in birth control pills for women. It is also used in the treatment of menopausal symptoms in women.
Dihydrocodeine – prescribed for pain or severe dyspnea.
Dispersible Aspirin tablets – to treat pain, fever, or inflammation.
Dosulepin (Prothiaden) – is used in the treatment of depression.
Doxycycline – an antibiotic used in the treatment of pneumonia, acne, chlamydia infections, early Lyme disease, cholera and syphilis.
Esomeprazole (Nexium) – a proton-pump inhibitor which reduces stomach acid.
Exemestane (Aromasin) – a medication used to treat breast cancer.
Finasteride (Proscar/Propecia) – to treat an enlarged prostate or scalp hair loss in men. It can also be used to treat excessive hair growth in women and as a part of hormone therapy for transgender women.
Glimepiride (Amaryl) – an anti-diabetic medication.
Hydrocortisone – a steroid medicine that is used in the treatment of many different conditions, including allergic disorders, skin conditions, ulcerative colitis, arthritis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, or lung disorders.
Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) – used for the prevention and treatment of certain types of malaria as well as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and porphyria cutanea tarda.
Irbesartan – used for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure).
Lansoprazole (Prevacid) – to control the stomach’s production of gastric acid, effectively controlling pH inside the stomach.
Liquid Carbamazepine (Tegretol) – to treat epilepsy, neuropathic pain, and schizophrenia.
Lisinopril – to treat hypertension (high blood pressure), heart failure, and after heart attacks.
Lofepramine (Gamanil/Lomont/Tymelyt) – a tricyclic antidepressant which is used to treat depression.
Losartan (Cozaar) – used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). Other uses include for diabetic kidney disease, heart failure, and left ventricular enlargement.
Meloxicam (Mobic) – anti-inflammatory drug used to treat pain and inflammation in rheumatic diseases and osteoarthritis.
Metformin (Glucophage) – type 2 diabetes medication.
Metoclopramide – commonly used to treat and prevent nausea and vomiting, to help with emptying of the stomach in people with delayed stomach emptying, gastroenteritis and to help with gastroesophageal reflux disease. It is also used to treat migraine headaches.
Metronidazole (Flagyl) – used either alone or with other antibiotics to treat pelvic inflammatory disease, endocarditis, and bacterial vaginosis.
Naproxen (Aleve/Naprosyn) – an anti-inflammatory used to treat pain, menstrual cramps, inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, and fever.
Nebivolol – used for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure).
Nifedipine (Adalat) – used to manage angina, hypertension (high blood pressure), Raynaud’s phenomenon, and premature labour.
Nortriptyline (Allegron/Aventyl/Noritren/Nortrilen/Pamelor) – used to treat clinical depression. Another licensed use for it is in the treatment of childhood bedwetting
Olanzapine (Zyprexa) – an antipsychotic primarily used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Olmesartan – used for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure).
Omeprazole – is a medication used in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease, peptic ulcer disease, and Zollinger–Ellison syndrome.
Oxybutynin – to relieve urinary and bladder difficulties, including frequent urination and inability to control urination, by decreasing muscle spasms of the bladder. It is also given to help with symptoms associated with kidney stones.
Prednisolone – a steroid medication used to treat certain types of allergies, inflammatory conditions, autoimmune disorders, and cancers.
Pregabalin (Lyrica) – used to treat epilepsy, neuropathic pain, fibromyalgia, restless leg syndrome, and generalized anxiety disorder.
Quetiapine (Seroquel) – an antipsychotic used for the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depressive disorder.
Rasagiline – used as a monotherapy to treat symptoms in early Parkinson’s disease or as an adjunct therapy in more advanced cases.
Ramipril – used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure.
Risperidone (Risperdal) – an antipsychotic used to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and irritability associated with autism.
Ropinirole – used in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease and restless legs syndrome.
Sertraline (Zoloft) – an antidepressant medication used to treat major depressive disorder, obsessive–compulsive disorder, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, and social anxiety disorder.
Sildenafil (Viagra) – used to treat erectile dysfunction and pulmonary arterial hypertension.
Sodium valproate (or valproate sodium) – an anticonvulsant used in the treatment of epilepsy, anorexia nervosa, panic attack, anxiety disorder, post traumatic stress disorder, migraine and bipolar disorder, as well as other psychiatric conditions requiring the administration of a mood stabiliser.
Sotalol – to treat abnormal heart rhythms.
Tamsulosin (Flomax) – for symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia, chronic prostatitis, and to help with the passage of kidney stones.
Telmisartan – used in the management of hypertension (high blood pressure).
Tibolone – for menopausal hormone therapy and in the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis and endometriosis.
Valsartan – mainly used for treatment of high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, and to increase the chances of living longer after a heart attack.
Venlafaxine (Effexor) – an antidepressant medication used to treat major depressive disorder, generalised anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and social phobia.
Zopiclone – used in the treatment of insomnia.

https://e-surgery.com/brexit-crisis-medication-shortage-list/


Thanks to a poster from RAWK for the link.
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