Liam Fox’s trade deals

Liam Fox is supposed to be “scoping about a dozen free trade deals outside the EU to be ready for when we leave” and I think we are all having difficulty in imagining where they might be. Well, imagine no longer, Progressive Pulse can now reveal the places at the very top of that list:

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  1. Ian Stevenson -

    Cathay, Mesopotamia and the Empire of Prester John.

  2. Peter May -

    Glad there are still more coming on stream…

  3. Andrew -

    Wakanda, Shangri-La, San Serriffe, Ruritania, Lilliput, and Gilead. And Doggerland.

  4. Andrew (Andy) Crow -

    The British Empire and Gwondanaland (?)

  5. Marco Fante -

    Somebody’s chickens have come home to roost.

    These are just some of the headlines:

    Liam Fox wants UK to import chlorinated chickens as part of Brexit free trade deal with US
    “Britain could be forced to accept chlorine-washed chicken, lactic acid sprayed pork and hormone-grown beef.”
    https://www.businessinsider.com.au/liam-fox-wants-uk-to-import-chlorinated-chickens-in-brexit-deal-with-us-2017-7?r=UK&IR=T

    “Liam Fox reopens cabinet rift with defence of chlorinated chicken”
    https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/nov/01/liam-fox-reopens-cabinet-rift-with-defence-of-chlorinated-chicken

    “Liam Fox: Don’t be afraid of US chlorinated chicken after Brexit”
    https://news.sky.com/story/liam-fox-dont-be-afraid-of-us-chlorinated-chicken-after-brexit-11108663

    “Liam Fox mocks concerns over chlorine-washed chicken..”
    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/07/24/liam-fox-mocks-concerns-chlorinated-chicken-insists-just-detail/

    “Liam Fox challenged to eat a US chlorinated chicken – Financial Times”
    https://www.ft.com/content/ccd0350c-7081-11e7-aca6-c6bd07df1a3c

    “If you thought chlorine-washed chicken was scary, wait until you see what else Liam Fox has planned for a UK-US trade deal”
    http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/chlorine-washed-chicken-liam-fox-trade-deal-us-ttip-deregulation-a7860706.html

    Out of the blue this seems to have become one the strongest and most effective memes of our time and rightly so. I love it. Oh well, so much for “taking back control”.

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