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Hard Brexit Lunatic Tories may vote Brexit Party.

Remain Tories may vote LibDem or even Labour.

Centerist Labour may vote LibDem.

Brexit Labour may vote Tory.

SNP will clean up in Scotland.

Northern Ireland will stay as it is because the sectarian votes never, ever change.

Wales will remain irrelevant.

 

Absolutely anything could happen in this one.

 

Probably a hung parliament and a confidence and supply deal, if the arithmetic works.

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Will be booking Friday 13th off.

 

Different all-nighter than my younger days

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1 minute ago, Cade said:

Hard Brexit Lunatic Tories may vote Brexit Party.

Remain Tories may vote LibDem or even Labour.

Centerist Labour may vote LibDem.

Brexit Labour may vote Tory.

SNP will clean up in Scotland.

Northern Ireland will stay as it is because the sectarian votes never, ever change.

Wales will remain irrelevant.

 

Absolutely anything could happen in this one.

 

Probably a hung parliament and a confidence and supply deal, if the arithmetic works.

Good evaluation chief.  Actually think Brexit Labour could go Brexit Party or Tory.  Only thing that’s certain is that Lib Dem and Brexit Party will do well and Labour will get pummelled.  There’s no way that the electorate will entertain the idea of a PM trying to renegotiate a deal even if the carrot is a 2nd referendum.  People’s Vote only has mileage if it’s the existing deal that is put to the people.  


Lib Dem stance is a strong one - vote for us if you want the whole thing revoked, with the plan B bring to support a People’s Vote.  That’s where my vote’s going. 

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A wee reminder:

The Communication Worker's Union has already voted for industrial action in the run-up to xmas.

Postal votes may not make it to the count.

 

 

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A hate filled Christmas beckons.

No further forward or backward and the turkey ruined.

Maybe we can squeeze a border poll and indy ref 2 in and have Scots and N Irish fighting amongst themselves as well while we're at it.

Poor baby Jesus what a shite birthday this year.

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1 minute ago, hughesie27 said:

Tories to win by a mile. Unfortunately. SNP to lose some seats too. Unfortunately.

Can’t see SNP losing seats.  Brexit Party will decide whether the Tories have a majority or not.

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13 minutes ago, Cade said:

A wee reminder:

The Communication Worker's Union has already voted for industrial action in the run-up to xmas.

Postal votes may not make it to the count.

 

 

Cumming’s dirty work written all over it.

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Great news for me.  It all happens in daytime here and although I have been exiled here for many years I still take a real interest.

 

Hope Ian Murray puts Unite in their place and comes in with a stunning majority.  That's because ice met him and he is a top bloke and a top Jambo.

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A hung parliament with the Tories needing a deal with the Brexit Party to claim a majority. 

A country totally and utterly ****ed.

Merry Christmas!

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14 minutes ago, hughesie27 said:

Tories to win by a mile. Unfortunately. SNP to lose some seats too. Unfortunately.

i have a feeling that will happen with labour taking a hammering especially in areas that voted to leave, unless their candidate goes against their party (that assumes they put a referendum or something similar in their manifesto)

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1 minute ago, Costanza said:

A hung parliament with the Tories needing a deal with the Brexit Party to claim a majority. 

A country totally and utterly ****ed.

Merry Christmas!

Correct.  Johnson, Farage and Trump = The Tripart of Terror.  Friday the 13th in more ways than one.

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28 minutes ago, Cade said:

Hard Brexit Lunatic Tories may vote Brexit Party.

Remain Tories may vote LibDem or even Labour.

Centerist Labour may vote LibDem.

Brexit Labour may vote Tory.

SNP will clean up in Scotland.

Northern Ireland will stay as it is because the sectarian votes never, ever change.

Wales will remain irrelevant.

 

Absolutely anything could happen in this one.

 

Probably a hung parliament and a confidence and supply deal, if the arithmetic works.

 

DUP and Ulster Unionists pact not to compete has broken down. Due to DUP pro Brexit stance. 

 

Opens door to at least one DUP seat being lost to Sinn Fein.

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Edinburgh West 2017

 

Liberal Democrat                  Christine Jardine    18,108    
Scottish National Party       Toni Giugliano          15,120  
Conservative                          Sandy Batho             11,559    
Labour                                     Mandy Telford           7,876

and 
Scotland's Independence Referendum Party  Mark Whittet     132

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37 minutes ago, Cade said:

Hard Brexit Lunatic Tories may vote Brexit Party.

Remain Tories may vote LibDem or even Labour.

Centerist Labour may vote LibDem.

Brexit Labour may vote Tory.

SNP will clean up in Scotland.

Northern Ireland will stay as it is because the sectarian votes never, ever change.

Wales will remain irrelevant.

 

Absolutely anything could happen in this one.

 

Probably a hung parliament and a confidence and supply deal, if the arithmetic works.

anti-nationalists might vote Tory

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4 minutes ago, Costanza said:

A hung parliament with the Tories needing a deal with the Brexit Party to claim a majority. 

A country totally and utterly ****ed.

Merry Christmas!

 

Find it hard to find any Brexit Party MPs.

 

We don't have proportional representation. 

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11 minutes ago, Kiwidoug said:

Great news for me.  It all happens in daytime here and although I have been exiled here for many years I still take a real interest.

 

Hope Ian Murray puts Unite in their place and comes in with a stunning majority.  That's because ice met him and he is a top bloke and a top Jambo.

Yep, does great work for the constituency and its constituents! His support in a dealing I had with the Foreign Office probably changed my life forever (for the better, that is!).

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Edinburgh South 2017

 

Labour                                  Ian Murray                26,269       
Scottish National Party     Jim Eadie                  10,755    
Conservative                        Stephanie Smith       9,428      
Liberal Democrat                  Alan Beal                   1,388    

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Edinburgh East 2017

 

Scottish National Party        Tommy Sheppard    18,509    
Labour                                      Patsy King                15,084   
Conservative                           Katie Mackie              8,081    
Liberal Democrat                   Tristan Gray                1,849

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3 minutes ago, The Frenchman Returns said:

Edinburgh West 2017

 

Liberal Democrat                  Christine Jardine    18,108    
Scottish National Party       Toni Giugliano          15,120  
Conservative                          Sandy Batho             11,559    
Labour                                     Mandy Telford           7,876

and 
Scotland's Independence Referendum Party  Mark Whittet     132

That mark whittet fella looks like a 1970’s German prom star . 
 

Hopefully the country will look at other policies rather than just Brexit given it’s a general election . 

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Edinburgh North and Leith 2017

 

Scottish National Party     Deidre Brock       19,243    
Labour                                  Gordon Munro    17,618   
Conservative                       Iain McGill           15,385    
Liberal Democrat                Martin Veart         2,579 
Green Party                          Lorna Slater          1,727  

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12 minutes ago, Cade said:

Expect some eggheads to produce spreadsheets of target seats and diddy majorities overnight.

 

I cannae be ersed to do it myself.

Turns out I could be ersed

Tons of seats up for grabs

52 seats across the UK with three-figure majorities.

 

2017 majorities.xlsx

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Edinburgh South West 2017

 

Scottish National Party       Joanna Cherry           17,575    
Conservative                         Miles Briggs              16,478    
Labour                                    Foysol Choudhury    13,213    
Liberal Democrat                   Aisha Mir                    2,124    

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East Lothian 2017

 

Labour                                 Martin Whitfield        20,158    
Scottish National Party     George Kerevan      17,075    
Conservative                       Sheila Low                16,540    
Liberal Democrat                Elisabeth Wilson       1,738   
Independent                        Mike Allan                     367

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Livingston 2017

 

Scottish National Party      Hannah Bardell       21,036   
Labour                                    Rhea Wolfson         17,158   

 Conservative                        Damian Timson    12,799    
Liberal Democrat                 Charles Dundas    1,512

 

others available at https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/politics/constituencies

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Home Secretary Priti Patel's chief of staff has been thrown out of a Parliamentary bar by armed police after losing his heid during an argument.

 

:cornette:

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I hope this General Election result takes the wind out of the Nationalists' sails. 

The nationalists have been taking the people of Scotland for granted, and they have got too comfortable doing so.

 

A lot of voters in Scotland don't care for them and their shtick.

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This is already doing the rounds by pro unionist's, on how to tactically vote out the SNP.

 

A few very close calls from the last GE

 

It's going to be a very bitter run up to Christmas.

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10 minutes ago, dobmisterdobster said:

I will be voting for Boris.

Not because he is the most compelling but because everyone else is that much less compelling.

 

Has he decided yet in which constituency he intends to stand?

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15 minutes ago, dobmisterdobster said:

I will be voting for Boris.

Not because he is the most compelling but because everyone else is that much less compelling.

He might be dead in a ditch.

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51 minutes ago, Mikey1874 said:

 

Find it hard to find any Brexit Party MPs.

 

We don't have proportional representation. 

Possibly but unlike UKIP, I can see a number of Leave voters coalescing around the Brexit Party in certain seats,  especially any where the Tory MP is seen as a remainer.

This election is going to see a lot of voters focus on what local candidate is best placed to deliver a Remain or Leave vote, rather than necessarily vote for their traditional party.

 

Which is why in my view, a general election is a terrible way to resolve Brexit. 

A referendum and then a general election would be the best way in my view but won't happen as the polls suggest Leave will lose and that isn't good for those backing Johnson and Farage.

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20 minutes ago, dobmisterdobster said:

I will be voting for Boris.

Not because he is the most compelling but because everyone else is that much less compelling.

The most compelling liar?

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Is that red puss’d tory Carlaw car salesman running their show up here fu time now the tank commander has quit the hotseat? 
 

He should clean up eh :lol:

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North Berwick Jambo

I am looking forward to the next day when they reveal that lovely yellow coloured  map covering almost all of Scotland with not a singe blue spot on it. 

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Just now, Pans Jambo said:

Is that red puss’d tory Carlaw car salesman running their show up here fu time now the tank commander has quit the hotseat? 
 

He should clean up eh :lol:

not long before you find out. 

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