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Roy Dickinson @RJohnDickinson Brussels, Belgium

European Commission. Proud to be a Brit helping build the Europe of the future for its citizens. Views 100% personal. Blocks racists on sight

2,529 Following   2,292 Followers   9,467 Tweets

Joined Twitter 11/11/17


@beast_719 @cheianov @ChrisGiles_ 😁 Like every nut that isn't a nut and every fruit that turns out to be a drupe. B… https://t.co/TcUCHBBfHV @cheianov @ChrisGiles_ And they deserved it. The cucumber is a foul and noxious vegetable which should be banished… https://t.co/dREcBRLwim @CharlesTannock Many happy returns, Charles! @AdamRutherford So what does it feel like to have murdered an Elf? @qikipedia 🤣
9/25
2020
@goodclimate Tasting notes (imagined): white, privileged, middle-aged, fearful, bitter, with hints of bigotry.
9/24
2020
@CoppetainPU @RJohnDickinson @eddwilson @EmporersNewC What few people know, when Peter joined Twitter, he had dark… https://t.co/biC8MyUkpx
Retweeted by Roy Dickinson @eddwilson @EmporersNewC @CoppetainPU Ditto, and what a lovely tweet to have thought to have written. I'm sure Stev… https://t.co/O0ECY3cSL5I am well aware that this is ridiculous, of course. But it is also remarkable in terms of stereotyping. Because it… https://t.co/lBcDbbgR4A
Retweeted by Roy DickinsonThe way in which the U.K. ratified EU trade deals was according to the constitution of the U.K. Let’s remember th… https://t.co/B2bXZpoW2eFantastic day to have a birthday and to have taken the afternoon off after a wonderful lunch! Thank you, Belgian w… https://t.co/55nUx23iJwEvery year. Every flipping year. Some hate-filled bigots dishonour the memory of those who fought and died for our… https://t.co/BBihUYD4rF
9/22
2020
Hi Andrea! The UK held five rounds of free trade agreement negotiations with Australia before it left the EU, whils… https://t.co/Qse1YtqqgTDear people of Brussels, and our politicians:we're glad you're enjoying the nice weather, without masks, and car-fr… https://t.co/QFeRkun7cDGood lord. What would @communistbops make of this western-style degeneracy? https://t.co/5wsymw7dj2I fear the BBC is making the same error with COVID balance that they made with climate change If 99% of scientists… https://t.co/rPyfUsCyM4
Retweeted by Roy DickinsonI'm not sure that Irmamila and I are ever going to become best buddies, but you've got to admire her candour, if Go… https://t.co/1QbspwcjRS
9/21
2020
@Sime0nStylites @anandMenon1 @JoeBLynam @olivernorgrove Vastly slower. Vastly inferior. @theguyliner @annemcelvoy You know what to do. @theguyliner I need the "@theguyliner does economics" column in @TheEconomist like, now.I miss the competence, stability and calm authority of the Theresa May years https://t.co/6JmidVekB2
Retweeted by Roy Dickinson @imperialcollege followers 129k @spectator followers 185k @FraserNelson followers 252k @afneil followers 1.1m Th… https://t.co/Kn4KEFeITh @DrCarpineti Why is it the last day????? If I had a look like that going for me, I would do everything possible to… https://t.co/TIKOXkk9da @PascalLTH It's almost as if the people behind it all weren't all that, well, French.Quite right https://t.co/ZNWkndgWxWI’m Joe Biden and I approve this message. https://t.co/TuRZXPE5xK
Retweeted by Roy Dickinson @wride_nicholas But you said I was a racist for doing that about white people. So you don't think that's OK. But yo… https://t.co/uFqEFdWsdF
9/20
2020
@wride_nicholas I dunno Nicholas. The people in the video are overwhelmingly white and overwhelmingly male. If a ra… https://t.co/ctDnSNG1nUBalding whiney white man power. Not really very powerful. https://t.co/coz3qjJ9iqSir David Attenborough as insects. A thread. https://t.co/gugdQNL3nn
Retweeted by Roy DickinsonGlad that @itv not only didn't buckle under pressure, but stands by #Diversity and is proud to do so #BLM https://t.co/rylDrlRHTZBrexit has been such a success that even countries outside of the EU don't want to leave the EU anymore 😆 https://t.co/vjRbgt2NcV
Retweeted by Roy Dickinson @mrfgrimes1 @MCollinsIIEA @BrigidLaffan It was the 2nd half of '92. The lion got called Rory (not bad) and the n… https://t.co/4TY4qfgdU5
9/19
2020
@Pandamoanimum Wonderful! Thank you so much 😁 @chris_bore 🤣 Good point, well made.Share? I can't think of anyone I dislike sufficiently to share this with. https://t.co/TswbMYNwNi
9/18
2020
Sorry, regicide and mass murderer. Though of course, it was all important stuff in the context of the development… https://t.co/52tEiUicXQWho are two alternative paradigms when it comes to people fit to lead the UK in a time of crisis? Pericles? Lincol… https://t.co/9gZKcmoqnK“Special relationship”. https://t.co/R0LIoKeJmg
Retweeted by Roy Dickinson"Incredible cheek" 🤣🤣 https://t.co/H1rlTku9UzI wish the quiet man would go quiet again
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9/17
2020
tough language by @vonderleyen on #Brexit earlier today - "This agreement has been ratified by this house and by th… https://t.co/mqv9o43yWM
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9/16
2020
1/ Behind the scenes the third country listing or 'food blockade' row isn't quite so dramatic. The EU wants the UK… https://t.co/hkYb3W68PP
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9/15
2020
"a Barnier-type".... What, you mean the competent type? The honest type? The principled type? The massively-exper… https://t.co/wS5z6NcCFJ
9/14
2020
Though, of course, "Brussels" won't have noticed this, not having the internet or the ability to read English. 🤣 https://t.co/BCbZTW44Z1I find this odd. Honestly. We were working together in Joint Committee structures on applying WA. On future relatio… https://t.co/h3YeUb8Fm7
Retweeted by Roy Dickinson @Femi_Sorry @Beerbrendan1 Also, of course, there *is*a hard border.Utter nonsense. N. Ireland protocol was never contingent on the conclusion of an FTA. Quite the contrary, it was in… https://t.co/CmYLU7lXxL
Retweeted by Roy DickinsonProtocol on IE/NI is not a threat to the integrity of the UK. We agreed this delicate compromise with @BorisJohnsonhttps://t.co/ybvBC0Daye
Retweeted by Roy DickinsonI spoke with @eucopresident @CharlesMichel this morning. EU27 united in calling for full implementation of the Wit… https://t.co/gFiVGwwgfv
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9/13
2020
Don't use black cabs until the decent majority of cab drivers deal with the minority racist scum https://t.co/3oessN2NUhYou see @BorisJohnson? If a country decides to renege on what it has agreed, other countries might want to look aga… https://t.co/yTbU0zFEuS @AllieRenison You say that as if you think it's a bad thing. 🙂Presumably @DanielJHannan intended to tag in @BorisJohnson for this question, because only he has the answer, given… https://t.co/PrE86B2pcZThe fewer said about this the better. https://t.co/GFJymmqR0O
Retweeted by Roy Dickinson @Scottyb531 @BBCkatyaadler The EU cares deeply about peace in Northern Ireland, and for exactly that reason is abso… https://t.co/DviaJkvQOj.@CarolineFlint on @BBCNewsnight 😡 Your former constituents might be anti-immigrant - doesn't mean you had to be. I… https://t.co/bUrsgibYj4
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9/12
2020
In places where the democratically-elected Parliament gets an important say over trade deals - unlike the UK - peop… https://t.co/eeBPf2BqCn
9/11
2020
@SpiegelPeter @JenniferMerode @iiea 😀 but the U.K. is negotiating one whereas the US isn’t. @SpiegelPeter @JenniferMerode @iiea Or doesn’t have FTA with EU
9/2
2020
Excellent 😁 https://t.co/jSrQPBNEVe
8/26
2020
Proud of our efforts to protect jobs and workers. Today @EU_Commission proposed the allocation of €81.4 bn to 15 co… https://t.co/EY6LVBWMLg
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8/25
2020
24 August 1941 | Jewish boy Harry Simon Shotland was born in Harstad in Norway. He was deported from Oslo to… https://t.co/0x7efAkrZh
Retweeted by Roy Dickinson @RevRichardColes Far too few nipples.
8/24
2020
Having said that, I do quite often buy some exorbitant Pyrenean lamb at Easter from the laughably rapacious fine fo… https://t.co/2hP6ycMLaaStill young and tender, but with plenty of flavour, unlike that highly niche French lamb from the spring whose appe… https://t.co/16zGgIfbxVAs a public service, I am tweeting this lamb recipe again. I just did it a second time: you know how wonderful rec… https://t.co/nZzTrwuHGZ[BTW I think @afneil's problem is the flipside of what makes him a great interviewer - but utterly incapable of dea… https://t.co/Hb1luCsRRn
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8/23
2020
the idea that Scottish independence would create new and insuperable currency issues is simply silly. It wouldn't b… https://t.co/MBfYiwbBqOThe level of this discussion is dismal. In a Europe which since 1989, has seen the dissolution of a number of curre… https://t.co/pfDM9MlSKII love how every single ex-Brexit Party MEP unfailingly states in their twitter bios that they were once a Member o… https://t.co/hJJ9MSR6Eg
Retweeted by Roy Dickinson @AnthonyGlees Beneath you. Dumb as a brick argument.Oh, fuck off. https://t.co/hmlfiyj3OQ
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8/22
2020
It cost $0 to retweet my art and help a Twitterer of 11 years out. ELEVEN. This has failed me every time so far, m… https://t.co/4rFwOfIfDt
Retweeted by Roy Dickinson @RevRichardColes Is it, though? 🤔This is a hill I'm prepared to die on. (Metaohorically, I hope). https://t.co/TNU2EV91qZ
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8/21
2020
No we (UK expats) didn't: vast numbers of us. And whilst EU citizens resident in the UK didn't get a vote, Mozambiq… https://t.co/Bex1coZDPr @TrevorWAllman Nothing to discuss. I wasn't arguing for a second referendum, just a first referendum in which Briti… https://t.co/w03fLxlmHxIf the electorate for the #EURef had been constituted along the sensible lines advocated (albeit not with great cla… https://t.co/b6Hm6Lc6WySOURCES ONS PINK BOOK https://t.co/Ncod7KsbvR LIST OF EU FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS https://t.co/PtjJmCPfqk LIST OF U… https://t.co/A3YHF4BhaB
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8/20
2020
@jemmy_wood @PointlessBrexit In the front portion of a static caravan? @PointlessBrexit @jemmy_wood Is he wearing a midnight blue silk/polyester cravat? 😂🤣😂Two hours of the greatest female voices of all time... DIVAS starts now at https://t.co/4fOd4ZcFv4 and on the… https://t.co/VShzQ8nYWI
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8/19
2020
Then, when you go back to start again with possibly different times or dates, you see that the flights you wanted a… https://t.co/QEfLoolphLI love Portugal and its people and many of its institutions. But @tapairportugal you website sucks. I just wasted a… https://t.co/m7XAgAvBsE
8/18
2020
@DrewLawDesign Gas Street Basin on a surprisingly bright Wednesday in March. @pisaniferry It became impossible to buy a bike in Brussels by May. And online orders from all over Europe had ridi… https://t.co/x3RFQVWMD5 @jamieamartin1 Congratulations on having got this 100% wrong, Jamie. Gove's Spads, ladies and gentlemen. Incapable… https://t.co/C4kBSWZdBh
8/17
2020
"You're victims. It is essential that you believe that you are victims. My job is to reinforce your sense that you… https://t.co/ieRIDZhA2h @PabloPerezA "Let's make Spain more like Nigeria! Oh, and let's perpetuate a nasty anti-semitic trope, as a casual extra."Andrew incorrectly inserted an "r" into the verb. https://t.co/9rQTXhvzDX @The_Flaneur16 @EcoloBee Yes, I'm sure you're right: it must be the GPS. @EcoloBee Still, there's now a corner of the internet that has a record of me running 10k in under 30 minutes, so I… https://t.co/nlny7W9F0x @EcoloBee Yes: on. the map, it went bonkers today at exactly the same point it did last week. I guess there's a GPS… https://t.co/ihIdH7KTEuIt muSt just be bad GPS in that part of Brussels⁦@EcoloBee⁩ thanks for the Strava recommendation. I tried it out for my Sunday morning run but it’s just as bananas… https://t.co/6d5jctTO62
8/16
2020
Congratulations to @BBCNews on the @bbcRadio4 news at 6 for being crystal clear about the racist and false claims a… https://t.co/rqCGwvCbtq @eberlmat But, honestly, the framing of the question makes you weep. “How concerned are you about *illegal* anythin… https://t.co/v9mLd6EYbYGreat to hear a beautifully-written tribute just on @BBCPM on Radio 4 too. https://t.co/Vm7PmINY1u @CoppetainPU Very sad. One of those intensely serious musicians who brought great joy to his audiences. RIP @JohnGag54672124 @GoodwinMJ It’s always worth checking Matthew Godwin’s highly selective use of survey data. If it… https://t.co/7eiaYl44Oi
8/14
2020

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