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Investors ? riping off Britain more likely, industries like gas,electric , water & transport should be run by us (Britain), any profit made should be reinvested in GB, not back into foreign coffers, yes make a profit, but not to the excess as now being made, profit could be redistabuted into the welfare state, looking & caring after our own, so Im a socialist according to my local Labour MP, if only we could choose freely, our own destination, not to be told by the EU, yes we need the EU, but for trade only. so if the French,French & German Companies turned off the tap on water,electric what would we do.
Yes foreign companies have brought Britain- but sent the work back to thier respective countries to keep their economies afloat & we have allowed them to do that; & suffer.
Lets stand together and not buy these anymore. All those that are moaning but then buy HP sauce, yadda yadda...Its like petrol..if we all refused to buy just 1 day, but no one joins in...
Buy local foods only! We should still own these brands, they was ours!
Have you noticed how crap they taste since the foreigners took over them.
i am a single mum who has been trying to get a job for the past five years and in this current climate its impossible.i also think that britain joining the eu was a big mistake because now when ever another country is in trouble finacially who is it that has to foot the bill us brits! its about time that we should stand up as a nation and say enough is enough instead of just taking what ever crap the goverment chuck at us!
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