European mobile phone roaming charges to be abolished....
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European mobile phone roaming charges to be abolished....

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Found 30th May 2016
This post is to let HUKD'ers know that we will be able to use our mobiles in Europe to call, text and surf at UK rates from mid-2017. Members of the European parliament have voted through rules that will scrap mobile roaming charges EU wide.

I thought it would be useful to those considering new contracts, since mobile companies are starting to offer new deals without roaming charges.

As if they are doing us a favour.
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Only relevant if we are still in the EU, but hot for now.
Its a deal for countries outside the EU as well including Norway and Switzerland and Iceland.

If we leave, you can still Roam for free!
another reason to stay in the EU

Its a deal for countries outside the EU as well including Norway and … Its a deal for countries outside the EU as well including Norway and Switzerland and Iceland.If we leave, you can still Roam for free!


Those three countries are all lackeys of the EU, with no say and a lot of obligations.

Those three countries are all lackeys of the EU, with no say and a lot of … Those three countries are all lackeys of the EU, with no say and a lot of obligations.



absolute and utter rubbish They are three of the richest countries in the world, with the best lives for citizens and whilst Norway applies around 9% of eu directives switzerland applies none whilst we apply all of them :P

absolute and utter rubbish They are three of the richest countries in … absolute and utter rubbish They are three of the richest countries in the world, with the best lives for citizens and whilst Norway applies around 9% of eu directives switzerland applies none whilst we apply all of them :P



"From the perspective of the EU, the treaties largely contain the same content as the EEA treaties, making Switzerland a virtual member of the EEA. Most EU law applies universally throughout the EU, the EEA and Switzerland, providing most of the conditions of the free movement of people, goods, services and capital that apply to full member states. Switzerland pays into the EU budget and extended the bilateral treaties to the new EU member states, just like full members did, although each extension requires the approval of Swiss voters in a referendum."

another reason to stay in the EU



Baubles for the natives to keep them off the real issues.
How dare the EU tell our telecoms industry what they can and cannot charge.

another reason to stay in the EU



Another? What's the first one ?

Another? What's the first one ?


The first is being naive enough to believe the remain campaigns lies and scare stories with no actual factual basis only supposition.
Good to see most people here want to leave the anti-democratic EU. Vote Leave!
Watched an interesting debate a few nights ago - one contributor stated that Britain had opposed Seventy odd pieces of proposed EU legislation.

So given how the REMAIN campaign tell us that to be IN the EU means we will have a say, and be able to influence decisions and laws being made, how many of these Seventy odd proposed law did BRITAIN manage to stop becoming law?

None.

So, how much worse can our influence be if we are outside?

Note, I tried to find another source for this 'new to me' information, and found this...Between 2009 an 2015 "the UK government has voted more often against the majority, and is hence now on the losing side more often than any other EU government"

another reason to stay in the EU


Ah well cheap calls trump being able spend £350 million a week on what matters to us then....
Edited by: "patcho" 30th May 2016

Only relevant if we are still in the EU, but hot for now.


We will be in the EU until at least 2020 so this will be beneficial to the UK. Brexit will not happen overnight.
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We will be in the EU until at least 2020 so this will be beneficial to … We will be in the EU until at least 2020 so this will be beneficial to the UK. Brexit will not happen overnight.


I thought the trigger to exit only allowed 2 years? Word is that that will be at latest applied for by the end of the year, and the only way an extension could be granted for the purpose of negotiations is if all other members agreed to it, a single could veto it.

another reason to stay in the EU


Easily achieved by a UK strong party, make an offer a company cannot refuse, either roam for free or you stop your services in UK. That's how they do things in US. We just had a recent example of Parliament at work, payday loan Wonga. We didn't need someone else to do this law beyond the English Channel.
Edited by: "splender" 30th May 2016
So it's not free yet so a pointless post. Submit again in 2017 if still relevant

Only relevant if we are still in the EU, but hot for now.


Looks like it will be Free,if we are In or out
Still voting OUT!!! wish they would Stop trying to bully us We were all better off Out of the EU to EU regulations have closed many of our smaller business they cannot afford all the red tape that goes with it ...GRUMP!!!
Will vote HOT ,well done to the guys that stopped the mobile companys from robbing us forever.

Cameron just doesn't want it to "happen in his watch". As a small business owner myself, the red tape these days is ridiculous and crippling.
Now if only they sort the data allowances as roaming
Why is this in the freebies section?

"From the perspective of the EU, the treaties largely contain the same … "From the perspective of the EU, the treaties largely contain the same content as the EEA treaties, making Switzerland a virtual member of the EEA. Most EU law applies universally throughout the EU, the EEA and Switzerland, providing most of the conditions of the free movement of people, goods, services and capital that apply to full member states. Switzerland pays into the EU budget and extended the bilateral treaties to the new EU member states, just like full members did, although each extension requires the approval of Swiss voters in a referendum."


You've enclosed that statement in quotes but you're not going to tell us where you copied it from??
If UK ditches the EU then forget about this, but the silver-lining is that UK will be in better shape than the European countries that are cursed by the EU.

Its a deal for countries outside the EU as well including Norway and … Its a deal for countries outside the EU as well including Norway and Switzerland and Iceland.If we leave, you can still Roam for free!


Poor Switzerland. It's not the beautiful country it used to be.

youtube.com/wat…vVs
youtube.com/wat…Jfw

Good to see most people here want to leave the anti-democratic EU. Vote … Good to see most people here want to leave the anti-democratic EU. Vote Leave!



According to 2011's referendum, 67.9% of the UK don't want fair(er) representation.
Don't be surprised if it's an equally large landslide for staying in the EU.
Edited by: "TehJumpingJawa" 31st May 2016

Poor Switzerland. It's not the beautiful country it used to be. … Poor Switzerland. It's not the beautiful country it used to be. :(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-uNBoUqGvVshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNvTWAcQJfw


The two links you supplied were about Sweden

The two links you supplied were about Sweden


You're right. Was thinking about the wrong country. I took too long to visit Sweden and now it's ruined.

another reason to stay in the EU



Possibly the only reason, in fact...

According to the 2011's referendum, 67.9% of the UK don't want fair(er) … According to the 2011's referendum, 67.9% of the UK don't want fair(er) representation.Don't be surprised if it's an equally large landslide for staying in the EU.



True, that was very sad, although it should have been a vote for PR. Although the strongest voice was Nick Clegg and he's as weak and wet as they come! Incidentally Clegg is so pro-EU (looking to be part of the EU gravy train after he loses his seat in 2020), the guy might be a poisoned chalice yet again!

"From the perspective of the EU, the treaties largely contain the same … "From the perspective of the EU, the treaties largely contain the same content as the EEA treaties, making Switzerland a virtual member of the EEA. Most EU law applies universally throughout the EU, the EEA and Switzerland, providing most of the conditions of the free movement of people, goods, services and capital that apply to full member states. Switzerland pays into the EU budget and extended the bilateral treaties to the new EU member states, just like full members did, although each extension requires the approval of Swiss voters in a referendum."



Again this is nonsense VIDEO PROOF HERE

Edited by: "pontprennau" 31st May 2016
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