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* GENERAL ELECTION, Thursday 8 JUNE 2017 * How will you vote? - POLL added

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Post by BlueBag on 09.06.17 17:42

@dartinghero wrote:

 There needs to be a strategy in place to cope with this and possibly better facilities to cope with a growing population of dementia patients.
Or even the causes.

I'm pretty sure it's the crap way they make us live and the crap they make us eat, drink and breathe.
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Post by BlueBag on 09.06.17 20:57

The more I think about this...

The Tories also campaigned to make fox hunting legal again.

Designed to lose votes and inflame the opposition.

No need to mention it in an election - it's a vote loser except for aristocratic Tories.

May also dodged the live debates - looked weak.

I now honestly believe someone did some maths and knew it would end up like this.

Our political class are vile and treacherous.

They have deliberately scuppered Brexit.

Nigel Farage said that May was asked during the election if she believed in Brexit, all she would say is "we are carrying out the will of the people".

Stitched up like good 'uns we are.
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Post by plebgate on 09.06.17 21:20

@dartinghero wrote:
@plebgate wrote:Terri May - The Turkey that voted for Christmas.   big grin

Turkey May is finished.   She cannot come back from this but who else is going to step up.

Boris Johnson NO, Amber Rudd, NO.    Imo Amber Rudd is worse than Turkey May.

The Tories need to get the pensioners on side in the limited period Turkey May now has left.    The way to do it is to U Turn and state that the triple lock stays and the dementia tax is sunk.  Imo a real vote winner would be to say that demetia sufferers will receive all care free of charge just like everyone else.

Make a pledge that foreign aid will be stopped or greatly reduced and used on the people and public services of UK.   Stop health tourism and sort out terrorism.

It aint rocket science.   Put on the listening ears (all MPs).   The electorate have had enough and they all need to remember this is our country and our taxes NOT THEIRS.

Alex Salmond, Robertson gone - SNP are not listening.  They paid a price.

Clegg gone, Farron only just hung on.   They are not listening and they paid a price.

I would have liked to see Rudd gone she only just hung on.   Now some clots are saying that she could be the next leader.   If she is then the Tories are sunk imo.    LISTEN to the electorate.   Rudd has backed Turkey May all the way and stood in and defended Turkey May's decisions.

Rudd nor Boris are PM material.  LISTEN for goodness sake.

ARRGGGHHH.

@polyenne wrote:And thereby lay the issue......the Tory party have no alternative but to stick with May.

The Brexit referendum demonstrated that they should have given an ear to issues that were important to the people. They got it wrong then, and they got it wrong now.

Corbyn offered up some populist lines to lure the young (free tuition fees) and, now UKIPs work is deemed by many to be done, Labour benefited from a swing from them too
No Dementia tax - It might be a vote winner but where is the money coming from for this? Figures from Alzheimer's society  (from 2014 - so a bit old) suggest that the cost of dementia in the UK is £26 BILLION per year. There needs to be a strategy in place to cope with this and possibly better facilities to cope with a growing population of dementia patients.

I agree polyene, he's promising appealing things, rainbows and unicorns but again, there is no realistic indication of how this will be funded. IMO, some younger voters who may have voted Libdem will have switched to labour as a result of the tuition fees promise....
I am reminded of the child-catcher scene in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang...."Lollipops! Lots of lovely lollipops!"
This is what TPTB have managed to do over the years.  Brain washing people into believing that people cannot be looked after because of rising costs and yet they manage to find money for wars, foreign aid, paying for health tourism, stashing money away into a "war" chest to fight pointless elections, money being thrown at MPs in the form of expenses to fund second homes paid for by taxpayer and cheap drinks and food, all their heating paid for etc. etc.

Royal family and their hangers on, all repairs to castles etc.   Possibly bring back the Royal yatch.   In fact anything that people who are "in" want.

This country is incredibly rich but only the top few can have access to OUR money.

Another way funds could be raised is if they made the drunks who need A&E treatment at very considerable cost to pay it back.

Money for drunks who very frequently need operations because of broken limbs, their stomachs pumped etc.   All very, very expensive but nobody bats an eye at these costs.

Exhorbitant salaries given to CEOs of public bodies and their friends and familes who are very often employed by them.   It really is never ending.

Oh yes a very good job has been done alright, but fortunately a good deal of the electorate have shown they are not falling for any of it and are demanding change.

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Post by plebgate on 09.06.17 21:27

Oops forgot the House of Lords and the billions that costs every year.   £300 a day just for turning up.  About 300 of them in total.   Then the expenses they are allowed to claim.   BILLIONS and BILLIONS per year, but dementia patients can sell their homes to pay for themselves.   

I cannot believe any member of the general public doesn't see what is happening and actually thinks that it is a good idea to tax dementia patients.

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The Conservatives won the elcetion - by some margin

Post by Tony Bennett on 09.06.17 21:49

Anyone listening to or watching the election results service last night and today and looking at the anxious face of Theresa May and the beaming smiles of Jeremy Corbyn  would surely think that Corbyn’s Labour Party, not May’s Conservatives, had won the election.
 
I acknowledge that May calling this election has rather backfired, and I think some of the criticisms of her decision and campaign are fair – and right.
 
I also concede that the result tends to weaken her authority as she approaches the Brexit talks, especially now the E.U. leaders, who already wanted to punish us for the decision by 52% of us to leave the E.U., will probably be emboldened  to try to strike an even tougher deal.
 
However, before we get too carried away and too negative, and bearing in mind that the opinion polls show that around 75%-80% of people want us to get on with Brexit and leave the E.U., let us bear in mind these points:
 
1 Theresa May actually WON this election
 
2 She did so by INCREASING the Conservatives’ share of the vote by about 5½%
 
3 The Conservatives’ share of the vote, at 42.5%, is the highest for the Conservatives for 34 years (since 1983)
 
4 With one seat to declare (Kensington), the Conservatives have 318 seats and Labour only 261 – a majority over Labour of 58 seats
 
5 Despite hailing this as some kind of ‘victory’, this is now the third election in a row that Labour have LOST and that the Conservatives have WON. They have been in power for 7 years and maybe now for another 5  

6 The Conservatives (318 seats), with the help of the Democratic Unionist Party, have 328 seats between them.  With the 7 Sinn Fein MPs not taking their seats, there will only be 643 MPs in Parliament. The Conservatives and D.U.P. have 328 seats. The rest put together have 315 – so, combined, they have a working majority of 13 seats. It will not be a ‘minority government’. The Conservatives lost just 12 seats. Hardly the disaster it’s being portrayed  
 
7 A significant number of Labour votes were from students, entranced by Corbyn’s costly promise of scrapping student tuition fees. Corbyn basically knew he had no hope of winning the election, so effectively bribed many voters with costly manifesto promises he would have had no hope pf paying for if he had won. (Oh, and by the way, it was LABOUR that first introduced student tuition fees) . Most European countries also have University tuition fees. They have to be paid for somehow, and no student has to pay back a penny of their student loan unless they are earning an adequate income 
 
8 The election that Theresa May called has been excellent for all those, like myself, who value a United Kingdom of the ‘four nations’. The Scottish Nationalists lost 21 seats and there is now no realistic prospect of another Scottish referendum. The shrill, strident voice of Nicola Sturgeon may now become a bit softer.          
 
9 Because Corbyn has done well in these elections, it is very likely he will remain the Labour leader for many years to come. Given his policies and the lightweight front bench team he has, it is hard to see him ever wining an election. He got away with a lot by promising ‘goodness’ to all and sundry without explaining how it would all be paid for. I agree with Corbyn that the rich and companies need to pay more taxes. But for a start, he would have hiked Corporation Tax from 17% to 26% at a stroke, a move which undoubtedly would have caused businesses to consider relocating out of Britain and discouraged inward investment. (Remember he praises Venezuela for its socialist poilicies!)  
 
10 Theresa May’s replacement of Cameron’s pension ‘triple lock’ by the ‘double lock’ is actually sensible. The triple lock has boosted pensions in difficult times, and somebody has to pay for that - and that has been, of course, younger people.  Moving to a perfectly adequate ‘double lock’ for pensioners would release some extra cash to help poorer-off younger people            
 
11 Much has been made of the ‘disaster’ of Theresa May’s proposals for social care. Certainly, in their haste, the Conservatives forgot to mention the need for a cap on care costs, which they had to hurriedly remedy mid-campaign. However, we are indeed facing a ‘care crisis’. Many people are living to much older ages than even a generation ago. The proportion of over-65s in the population is growing. Many of those will need care - and it needs to be paid for. It’s all very well saying: ‘Make it free’, but care in the home or in residential care is costly and somehow it has got to be paid for. I give Theresa May due credit for advancing a possible solution to the problem, which all parties have until now ducked. Sure, her proposal needs further work. But does anyone have a better solution than hers?   
 
12 Finally, one thing that received far too little attention in this election was the stellar perfomance of the British economy this last year, after the Brexit vote:
 
Number of people in work - record high
Unemployment - lowest for 25 years
Pound down therefore exports doing well
Stock market at record high
Inflation low (though starting to rise)
Deficit coming down
Industrial production up
Consumer confidence high etc.

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Post by Verdi on 09.06.17 22:00

Feast your eyes on this..

http://www.parliament.uk/documents/commons-expenditure/Admin%20Annual%20Accounts/Administration_Annual_Accounts_2015_16.pdf

Talking in terms of millions sounds so much more moderate than talking billions or even trillions - do the maths!

Another area to hit the nuisance over sixties - retirement abroad, for many a reason.  You pay your taxes (including VAT) and you pay your National Health contributions throughout your working life (and after as pensions are not tax exempt) but what do you get in return?  Zero!  No healthcare (outside the EU), no education, no police service, no social services, no infrastructure maintenance, no heating allowance or any other allowance granted to aid the older generation, no say in the countries administration, no Christmas bonus, no anything funded by the public purse.  Yet they entertain health tourism, immigration, ethnic representation across the board irrespective of ability and/or commitment, etc etc?

Where is the justice in that?

As an aside, the television in the background has just told me that some bloke, I think he said retired from a telephone network or company, paid in the region of 90 million for his Mayfair pad - I repeat n n n 90 million!  Perhaps he could cough up a few quid to help the ailing.  Something is very wrong somewhere.

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Post by plebgate on 09.06.17 22:14

Turkey May gave away a majority and has ended up being dependent on 10 Irish MPs who could walk away at any time. 

How is that good?

Enough of the spin.  She gambled and she lost.   She is a loser.   A loser who could have just walked out of the EU within months.  She was a remainer who has done nothing for  a year re. getting us out of Brexit and we, the people of the UK, will be expected to pick up the so-called divorce bill.

The negotiators should think long and hard before agreeing to a massive divorce bill as the voters will have them out at the next election.

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Post by Verdi on 09.06.17 23:25

PM May promises to provide 'certainty' - down at the first hurdle, there is no such thing as 'certainty' in UK politics.

Moving on..

So, the Scottish conservative leader, Ruth Davidson, has struck a 'you scratch my back I'll scratch yours' deal with Ms May.  Make sure I can marry my girlfriend, despite the Unionist Democratic Party opposition to same sex marriage, or else.

Give me strength - what sort of bargaining is that?  Why of course Ms Davidson - certainly Ms Davidson, if it helps I'll marry you only you might have to wait a while.

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Post by Claire25 on 09.06.17 23:46

I agree with Tony now.  I think it's such a dreadful shame that May will be weaker going into Brexit negotiations now, but I hope that she feels that she has nothing left to loose and just goes for the hard line that she initially promised.  I don't think it's fair that so many are saying that it was a clear vote against her hard Brexit stance, I think people were voting on other issues.

I understand why she called the election as it would come to the end of negotiations and there would only be 12 months before a GE would be required.  However, I think they were totally cocky and underestimated Labour and that was what went wrong for them.  I think  that they thought that no one would vote Corbin so they put little effort into a manifesto and campaign and on the flip side, Labour didn't think they had a cat in hells chance of getting elected so promised anything and everything and didn't bother costing it up.

Whilst I don't think they're credible, we always need a strong opposition and it can only be a good thing that Labour stirred up so many young voters to engage (although I do feel sad that so many were probably voting for him based on what they thought they could take from the system under the pretence that it's "for the many").  Tories will have to learn a hard lesson not to underestimate voters again and to pull their bloody socks up and earn their worth from now on.  And I say this as a disappointed Conservative.  

My dad told me to read up on Jacob Rees-Mogg, a Tory Brexiteer that would be a good choice for a future leadership candidate.  I have to agree, I like what I hear from him.

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Post by BlueBag on 10.06.17 6:22

Sorry Tony.

May may have "won" (most voters didn't want her) and increased the vote share (due to the collapse of UKIP) but her (our) Brexit position is incredibly weak now. 

Mission accomplished.

UKIP will be back when the UKIP voters who thought it was a done deal realise what has happened.

I think I lot of people have smelt a rat. Nigel Farage appears to have.
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Post by plebgate on 10.06.17 7:05

The news this morning is that Turkey's MPs are beginning to stir and are prepared to speak out about her.

This was a vanity election for sure and her vanity has put UK in a very bad position.

The people want Brexit so what happened they put a remainer in as PM, as Home Secretary and as Chancellor.  

Definitely a stinking rat smell.

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Post by plebgate on 10.06.17 7:13

Ruth Davidson is now being hailed as some sort of hero.   The people of Scotland voted against STurgeon by splitting their vote between Tories and Labour.
They were fed up with Sturgeon and her relentless talk of Indyref2.   Nothing to do with Ruth Davidson and her so-called influence over the people of Scotland.

I do wish the media would stop with the spin.   Next we will hear that Davidson should become leader of the Tories and we will be back to a Scot making decisions affecting all of us just like the bad old days of Blair and Brown and Darling.

We are being held back time and again and I am sick of it.

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Jacob Rees Mogg - A hero of our time

Post by Tony Bennett on 10.06.17 8:08

@Claire25 wrote:I agree with Tony now.  I think it's such a dreadful shame that May will be weaker going into Brexit negotiations now, but I hope that she feels that she has nothing left to lose and just goes for the hard line that she initially promised.  I don't think it's fair that so many are saying that it was a clear vote against her hard Brexit stance, I think people were voting on other issues...

My dad told me to read up on Jacob Rees-Mogg, a Tory Brexiteer that would be a good choice for a future leadership candidate.  I have to agree, I like what I hear from him.
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I’m glad the subject of Jacob Rees- Mogg has been raised. He is a true democrat, wholly committed to implementing our decision on 23 June last year to leave the E.U.

Here he is yesterday, making it plain that we are going to leave the E.U. in March 2019 come what may:

(Or come what May):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SF9HbmJj0wk At 2mins 29secs to 2mins 45secs he says this:

"The very straightforward fact is that we leave the European Union at the end of March 2019, and the negotiations are a prelude to that – but they’re not necessary for that. We leave at the end of March 2019 whether we’ve had any negotiations or not. That is now part of both our law and of the European Treaties".


Also worth watching if you have the time:

The best of Jacob Rees-Mogg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eoTSo1uB22c

Brilliant points made by Jacob Rees-Mogg on the E.U. in an Oxford University Union debate
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUKjTPPcOdQ

Parliamentary Democracy: Leave means Leave etc.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zFNuGJPBKc

Why Boris Johnson would be a better P.M. than Theresa May
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=plyMkDo6iBk

Jacob Rees-Mogg, David and Henry Dimbleby
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8wKRg-1e6s

Jacob Rees-Mogg on ‘Have I got news for you’
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9A1VEPU484

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Post by BlueBag on 10.06.17 8:49

"The very straightforward fact is that we leave the European Union at the end of March 2019, and the negotiations are a prelude to that – but they’re not necessary for that. We leave at the end of March 2019 whether we’ve had any negotiations or not. That is now part of both our law and of the European Treaties".



I'm pretty sure they will bend the rules if required (or make new rules).
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Post by Claire25 on 10.06.17 9:33

Thanks for those links, Tony - excellent! I'd like to see much more of him in the future.

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Post by Get'emGonçalo on 10.06.17 9:47

From Peter:

How do these figures stack up in a "democracy"?
SNP            977,569 votes, 35 seats
Lib Dem     2,371,772 votes,  12 seats
DUP            292,316 votes,  10 seats
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Post by BlueBag on 10.06.17 9:52

@Get'emGonçalo wrote:From Peter:

How do these figures stack up in a "democracy"?
SNP            977,569 votes, 35 seats
Lib Dem     2,371,772 votes,  12 seats
DUP            292,316 votes,  10 seats
UKIP got nearly twice as many votes as the DUP.

Now a deal with the Tories and UKIP could have been interesting!

Our system is deliberately designed to stop people having very much say in how it is run.

"none of the above" should be an option and it should be represented in Parilment as an auto "against" Government vote.
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Post by Tony Bennett on 10.06.17 10:07

@Get'emGonçalo wrote:From Peter:

How do these figures stack up in a "democracy"?
SNP            977,569 votes, 35 seats
Lib Dem     2,371,772 votes,  12 seats
DUP            292,316 votes,  10 seats

This is not comparing like with like.

The DUP deservedly got 10 seats as they were only standing in Northern Ireland.

Similarly the SNP were only standing in Scotland, whereas the Liberal Democrats were standing in the whole country.

In the UK, we have a 'first past the post' system where LOCAL people elect a LOCAL M.P. to represent their interests.

That system may have its imperfections. It makes it harder for minority parties to gain a foothold.

But I believe the system has served us very well. It generally gives us stable government. It gives us a local M.P. to go to, to represent us and take up our problems and grievances.

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ETA:  Adding this view of the election from Conservative Party member Graeme Archer:
     

Theresa May must go – by a Conservative Party member, Graeme Archer

 

Let’s count the ways Theresa May has ruined the Tory Party.

Thanks to Theresa, Brexit is more difficult and Britain more extreme.

Still she stands in Downing Street and chunters on, as though she’s won

Theresa May must resign. I know, there’s some grim parody of a government being hawked from the streets of Downing Street - a Strong-and-Stable coalition of Tories and Ulster Unionists of one stripe or another - but it isn’t just incoherent of Theresa May (who fought against such coalitions of chaos, remember) to insist on being our Prime Minister, despite the election result. It’s an obscenity.

Let’s count the ways Theresa May has ruined Britain and the Conservative Party. She took a Tory majority delivered by David Cameron just two years ago and destroyed it, ending the careers of fine parliamentarians such as Ben Gummer, Jane Ellison and Gavin Barwell in the process.

She lost this general election  which she didn’t need to hold - against the most disgusting man ever to lead the Labour Party.

By losing to Corbyn - because not crushing his insidious politics is to lose to it - she has made Britain more extreme, because Corbynism is now the default position of the Left. Just look at all those former Corbyn Labour critics, mincing on about how much they suddenly love their Dear Leader (“for ever”, as Orwell would say. The Corbyn jackboot will crush down on their eager Blairite faces for ever.)

She’s made Brexit more difficult to achieve, if possible at all - Parliament is now even less aligned with the Referendum result than it was before - and moved the Conservative Party significantly backwards. Not bad for just over a year in the job! But still she stands in Downing Street and chunters on, as though she’s won.

Presumably her Spads wrote that speech for her - Nick and Fiona {Theresa May’s top two advisers - T.B.] control everything the Prime Minister does, and have done from day one. That public humiliation of Cameron-supporting ministers - for example, replacing the intellectual reformer Michael Gove with the entity known as Liz Truss, and jerking George Osborne around before dismissing him - that wasn’t an accident. It was all part of the Theresa/Nick/Fiona approach to politics: explain nothing. Promise nothing. Deliver nothing.

When I worked for Greg Clark, his Communities & Local Government ministry shared a building with Theresa May’s Home Office. I used to joke about how “Theresa May” didn’t actually exist, but was just some cement creature; an icon carved in stone, that her Spads would wheel into meetings to glare silently at officials, until after an hour of embarrassed fumbling they’d agree to turn the Spads’ ideas into policy.

At least, I thought I was joking. It turned out that beneath that mask of granite lies a brain of pure stone, as the horror show of this election made clear. Watching the cement creature being wheeled around the country to glare at party activists, while voters were kept well back behind the tape (“Sorry mate, you’re not on Nick’s list”), you could feel the Tory majority leaching away.

Compare that with the Scottish Tory experience. Ruth Davidson never spouts cliches, is the opposite of a caricature, and has just won seat after seat from the SNP, including those of their Westminster leader Angus Robertson, as well as the ghastly Alex Salmond’s.

Ruth’s not a Westminster MP, so she cannot become leader of the national party - though can there be any doubt that were matters otherwise, she would be? She underlines the fact that it isn’t actually necessary for Conservatives to lose. Imagine what Ruth Davidson would have done to Jeremy Corbyn.


What would it take to chisel some doubt into Theresa May’s self-belief? Watching her outside No 10, I struggled to hear the robotic intonation of an inappropriate speech over the sound of the news helicopters’ buzzing above her head.

Then it was reported that Labour had taken Kensington and reality saved me from strangling any more metaphors. It hurts to be disloyal – why should you care about that, I know, but I want to be as honest as possible today.  It hurts to be disloyal to my party’s leader, but Theresa May should go.

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@Tony Bennett wrote:

In the UK, we have a 'first past the post' system where LOCAL people elect a LOCAL M.P. to represent their interests.
It's a joke.

They have to vote along party lines or get deselected next time.

There is nothing local about it.

Many Constituencies get candidates foisted upon them. 

Most people vote for a party and not an individual.
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