May takes credit for EU directive on card charges – another ‘Leave’ lie?

Facepalm: Theresa May is a victim of her own stupidity – she still hasn’t realised that we can tell when she’s lying.

This is just a flat-out lie from the Conservative government.

They would not have banned credit card charges today (January 13) if not for an EU directive which comes into effect today. See for yourself:

All the Conservative government has done is ratify the EU law, so it applies here in the UK.

And here’s a question: When (if?) Brexit comes into effect on March 29, 2019, will the Tories cancel this law, pushing the cost back onto the consumer?

Of course, hawks on the social media weren’t going to let Mrs May get away with it:

But here’s an interesting comment:

Is this announcement simply an attempt to justify Brexit?

Is Theresa May trying to use ‘nudge’ technique to make us think the UK government is helping people rather than the EU?

And is she doing this to make fools of us – using a lie to convince us that leaving the EU is a good idea?

It could be argued that a single example of this behaviour is not indicative; that more evidence is needed. So…

This one:

https://twitter.com/paul_smudga/status/952259838230310912

QED?


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4 thoughts on “May takes credit for EU directive on card charges – another ‘Leave’ lie?

    1. Mike Sivier Post author

      Mrs May is in the process of taking us out of the EU, Barry.
      You’ve got yourself backwards again.
      It’s the Leave camp that lies, and Mrs May is a member of that group (at the moment, at least).

      1. rollo57

        “Mrs May is in the process of taking us out of the EU, Barry.”

        Yes, to the benefit of Corporations!

        People think that because he votes against May, Corbyn is a Remainer, this is far from the truth! Corbyn has stated many times, “staying in single market means keeping EU rules, this is not what the people voted for”!
        Corbyn wants a Brexit for the people, for the many not the few!
        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BhxfgA9rDo

        Andrew Cooper was Remain head of Polling during the Referendum, he recalls asking “name five good reasons to stay in”? They couldn’t come up with one!
        Read Lord Ashcrofts autobiography, it’s all in there!
        http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3801172/From-cocky-jokes-calamity-Dave-s-big-gamble-blew-face-Told-newly-updated-biography-inside-story-Cameron-s-downfall-LORD-ASHCROFT-ISABEL-OAKESHOTT.html#ixzz4KzKJn9ex

      2. Mike Sivier Post author

        Jeremy Corbyn’s strategy has been stated many times, and it is for Labour to work for everybody who has an opinion on the EU, whether it is Leave or Remain.
        Your comment about five good reasons to stay in is not persuasive because, if anyone were to try to name five good reasons to leave, they’ll all be reasons that we’ve discovered are false. There are no good reasons to leave.
        And Lord Ashcroft is a Brexiter, remember.

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