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Poll

Who is going to win the election?

The Tories
9 (75%)
Labour under Corbyn
1 (8.3%)
The LibDims
0 (0%)
The SNP and wee Krankie
0 (0%)
UKIP
2 (16.7%)
LibLabSNP(The Progressive Alliance)
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 10

Voting closed: June 08, 2017, 11:12:43 AM

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General Election
« on: April 18, 2017, 05:48:05 AM »
It had to happen, Theresa May call a snap General Election. Labour will be destroyed. Brexit will get a mandate.
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Re: General Election
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2017, 09:30:46 AM »
Well, Mrs May is going to find JUST how badly she has misread the situation.

This Nothing but Tory voter will be voting Lib Dem. 'Hard brexit' my ass.....

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Re: General Election
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2017, 02:22:24 PM »
It had to happen, Theresa May call a snap General Election. Labour will be destroyed. Brexit will get a mandate.

Congratulations! However Moby will be even more depressed than usual. Shall we take up a collection for some Xanax?  ;D


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Re: General Election
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2017, 12:36:15 AM »
So Theresa May has called a General Election for June 8th.

Naturally the "Tory" Moby won't be voting Tory. He is voting for a man with zero chance whose seat is contested by a bloke dressed as a fish finger.  :chuckle:

But most sensible people will vote for Theresa and we expect another 5 years of Tory to see us over the Brexit niggles.

The £ jumped on the back of the announcement.  :rouble-smile:  :money:

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Re: General Election
« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2017, 01:58:28 AM »
Well, Mrs May is going to find JUST how badly she has misread the situation.

This Nothing but Tory voter will be voting Lib Dem. 'Hard brexit' my ass.....

The Lib Dems will get a few more seats but I'm afraid to say, your one man crusade will do very little to stop the inevitable.

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Re: General Election
« Reply #5 on: April 19, 2017, 04:15:49 AM »


The Lib Dems will get a few more seats but I'm afraid to say, your one man crusade will do very little to stop the inevitable.

Let's see.  May wants a bigger majority and based her call on the gap in the polls with Labour .

*I*  expect the Lib Dems will do MUCH better than the polls suggest and MY aim is to make May have to form a coalition govt.

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Re: General Election
« Reply #6 on: April 19, 2017, 04:23:37 AM »

Btw, can a homeless person vote?

Who is 'homeless' ? 

Not that you even have the legislation re voting correct ..

https://www.yahoo.com/news/general-election-june-2017-register-100046047.html

"You can still register to vote even if you do not have a fixed address. This may be because you are:

A hospital patient
Homeless
A merchant seaman
Part of the gypsy or travelling community
Living on a boat or other moveable residence
A person remanded in custody"

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Re: General Election
« Reply #7 on: April 19, 2017, 08:22:56 AM »

Rosco nailed it.

 :thumbsup:

Btw, can a homeless person vote?

That's a good question... (I don't know the answer though.)

p.s. Googled.  You can register to vote if you have no fixed address ... To register, you must be resident in the UK and 16 years or over and you must be a British or Irish citizen.

http://england.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/homelessness/homelessness_-_an_introduction/homeless_peoples_rights
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Re: General Election
« Reply #8 on: April 19, 2017, 08:43:09 AM »
Moby can put his relative's house where he couch surfs.

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Re: General Election
« Reply #9 on: April 19, 2017, 09:08:10 AM »
Well its definitely on as MP's vote overwhelmingly for a GE. 509-13.
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Re: General Election
« Reply #10 on: April 19, 2017, 11:06:01 AM »

Btw, can a homeless person vote?

Who is 'homeless' ? 
Hmmmm, a bit sensitive on this, aren't you?  :chuckle:
Quote from: Moby
Not that you even have the legislation re voting correct ..

https://www.yahoo.com/news/general-election-june-2017-register-100046047.html

"You can still register to vote even if you do not have a fixed address. This may be because you are:

A hospital patient
Homeless
A merchant seaman
Part of the gypsy or travelling community
Living on a boat or other moveable residence
A person remanded in custody"
Did I mention legislation? So, you can register to vote. Even better, why don't you stand as a candidate for the LibDims? You can get on your soap box and wax lyrical. Still going to lose your deposit.  :chuckle:
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Re: General Election
« Reply #11 on: April 19, 2017, 11:07:58 AM »
As it goes, I was invited to a party function this afternoon to meet Theresa May. But they sent the email at 2pm to arrive other side of town at 4pm with photo ID so there wasn't enough time.  :biggrin:

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Re: General Election
« Reply #12 on: April 19, 2017, 11:09:42 AM »
Even better, why don't you stand as a candidate for the LibDims?

Maybe Moby is fish finger man:chuckle:

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Re: General Election
« Reply #13 on: April 19, 2017, 11:29:21 AM »
As it goes, I was
invited to a party function this afternoon to meet Theresa May. But they sent the email at 2pm to arrive other side of town at 4pm with photo ID so there wasn't enough time.  :biggrin:
Gor Blimey. Anyone would think you'd be a security risk what with your Russian connections.  :chuckle:
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Re: General Election
« Reply #14 on: April 19, 2017, 11:32:20 AM »
Even better, why don't you stand as a candidate for the LibDims?

Maybe Moby is fish finger man:chuckle:
Imagine the headlines if FishFinger wins?

Fishfinger Batters Farron......
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