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Re: And there off

Post by pabenny » Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:53 pm

gle1975 wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:29 pm
I don't know why people don't know who Matt Hancock is as I thought the Health Secretary was a high profile job! Maybe it is because he has only had the job for a shortish while.
I suggest it's because Brexit has driven almost all other domestic news out of the headlines.

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Post by kevinchess1 » Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:49 am

After the first round of votes Michael Gove was thought to have been dealt a massive blow. :shock:

"It was just to cheer him up," said his drug dealer. :thumbup:
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Post by blythburgh » Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:11 am

I know a far bit about Matt Hancock

He is the head honcho at the Dept of Health so the NHS buck stops with him

He is am MP for somewhere in West Suffolk

He is dyslexic

He is a man

He is a member of the Tory Party

He would have made a better PM than Johnson but then so would every other Tory MP
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Post by blythburgh » Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:21 am

Not sure why I have not read it before. But spotted John's Major's autobiography in a charity shop. About half way through and it has confirmed my view that we need another John Major for next PM instead we will get someone who has not changed since he was a member of the Bullingdon Club.

I wrote to my MP pointing out that I planned to vote tactically at the next General Election as I live in a swing seat and fear a Corbyn Govt. And I hoped Gove or Hunt would be the winner. But if Johnson won I be back to voting LibDem.

My MP is a Gove supporter but not enough feel the same sadly so will not have to be a secret Tory voter next time.

Maybe too many MP's feel Johnson is the only one who can beat Farage. But how many Tory voters will be as turned off as the millions who are pro Remain and deserted the party at the last General Election and the local/European Parliament and By-Election?
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Post by William Joseph1 » Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:39 am

blythburgh wrote:
Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:21 am
Maybe too many MP's feel Johnson is the only one who can beat Farage. But how many Tory voters will be as turned off as the millions who are pro Remain and deserted the party at the last General Election and the local/European Parliament and By-Election?
It is not about individuals ("Only Johnson can beat Farage") What rubbish! although it is often seen that way. What should win out always at the end of the day are the policies and they way they are enacted also the way that that individuals speak and conduct themselves. If the Brexit party has no manifesto and no policies that anyone is able to elucidate. Then the other parties should ensure that they have good policies and that they are able to get those over to the electorate in general and show that they can do better for the country.
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Post by Constantine » Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:28 pm

blythburgh wrote:
Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:21 am
,,, But how many Tory voters will be as turned off as the millions who are pro Remain and deserted the party at the last General Election ...
Err, that ain't right.

The Conservative Party got 42.4% of the vote in 2017. That's the highest they've got since 1983, and 2.3m more votes than they got in 2015.

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Post by AAAlphaThunder » Sat Jun 15, 2019 2:17 pm

kevinchess1 wrote:
Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:49 am
After the first round of votes Michael Gove was thought to have been dealt a massive blow. :shock:

"It was just to cheer him up," said his drug dealer. :thumbup:
LOL.
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Re: And there off

Post by expressman33 » Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:10 pm

result of second ballot - Dominic Raab eliminated

Boris Johnson - 126
Jeremy Hunt – 46
Michael Gove – 41
Rory Stewart – 37
Sajid Javid – 33
Dominic Raab – 30
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Post by expressman33 » Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:03 pm

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Post by AAAlphaThunder » Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:25 am

expressman33 wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:03 pm
Rory Stewart is now 2nd Fav https://www.oddschecker.com/politics/br ... ive-leader
It's not over until the fat lady sings.
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