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>> The countdown begins, six months until B-Day. That's B for Brexit. And it's been another Brexit-heavy week.>> Brexit.>> Brexit.>> Brexit.>> Brexit.>> Brexit.>> Brexit.>> Brexit.>> By the way, if that word is making you want to punch someone in the face, your dream became a reality this week.
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This is a Brexfit class in London where you can vent your Brexfit angst at your least favorite politician. Ridiculous, anyway back to what we were saying.>> With six months to go, a tsunami of words. Where are we really at with Brexfit?>> This is Guy Faulconbridge, our resident Brexfit expert at Reuters.
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>> Well, if you follow the money, just 630 jobs from these counting houses have actually left London. That's tiny compared to the hundreds of thousands that were predicted to have left. So what does that mean for Brexit? The Brexiteers say that it means that all of the scare stores about no deal Brexit are just that, to scare you about the future.
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>> And it does kind of put to bed predictions from two years ago that Brexit would deal a crippling blow to London's position in global finance. So six more months of Brexit negotiations before there's no turning back. What's it going to look like?>> So the key dates coming up, October, the European leaders meet, then in November they might meet again.
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And then in December, they might meet again and again. And then the European Parliament and the British Parliament have to vote on a deal. We don't know when exactly they're gonna vote on the deal, because we don't know when they're gonna do a deal. But both Parliaments have to approve the deal.
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And then the UK on the flight path out of the EU, leaving at 11 PM London time on the 29th of March, 2019.>> But it's a pretty hazy timeline because as Guy says, there isn't a deal. Last Friday, in Salzburg, there were schnitzels and a large helping of rejection for May, as EU leaders shot down her checkered Brexit plan, sad May.
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>> We put our proposal on the table. The European Union has said they have concerns with that proposal.>> Guess who else has concerns with that proposal? These guys, presumably the people who put up this poster and you guessed it. The opposition Labor Party, who on Wednesday chipped in with their own announcements.
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>> Let me face the country as it stands. Labor will vote against the Chequers plan, or whatever is left of it.>> And it gets worse, May has rebels within her own party. They are likely to prove troublesome at May's next big test, the annual Conservative Party Conference next week where she'll be trying to rally support for her Brexit plan.
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And then there's the people who want her job, including this guy with the tea, Boris Johnson.>> Would you like a cup of tea?>> Yeah, sure.>> He'll be pitching his leadership on the sidelines.>> So basically, the reason May is going into the Conservative Party Conference, with a party divided.
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And lots of people are saying we don't like any deal that you're gonna be able to make.
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