General election

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Re: General election

Post by Wandering Warrior » Tue Jun 06, 2017 7:30 pm

Yes the Tory candidate early doors. He's a Giants fan and lives in Bury.
I asked him would he vote for the return of fox hunting in a free vote in parliament. He said no to which I replied that's good there's more important things than fox hunting and satisfying the blood lust of a few.
He asked would I get his vote and I replied as a Wigan fan I'd rather St Helens win the challenge cup!
He said thanks for your time and walked off.
What interested me was he was out in his jeans but I'll bet he'd have his suit on to go and visit the toffs up Bradshaw!?! :D
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Re: General election

Post by Wiganer Ted » Tue Jun 06, 2017 11:48 pm

No candidates been here. 5 Con leaflets, 1 Labour and 1 Lib Dem.
Surprising as this is a 400 winning vote majority constituency.

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Re: General election

Post by SJ » Wed Jun 07, 2017 11:42 am

josie andrews wrote:Has anyone on here had any of their candidates knock on their door during this campaign? I haven't :eh:
No not even a leaflet. But ety I live in a remote place. I see the "Engineer" give herself an exaggerated characterisation. Left out pillo... Fibber. :cool:

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Re: General election

Post by morley pie eater » Wed Jun 07, 2017 1:12 pm

Looking at bookies' odds and polls, it's clear that Tories will win. My guess is they'll have a broadly similar majority as they have now. Might gain a couple of seats in Scotland.

Interesting article in i paper. Quotes book by professor who says that calling an early election invariably shows PM sees problems round the corner (ie Brexit deal in this case). Thatcher was advised to go for early election in 82 on crest of wave after Falklands. She refused because she had confidence in winning later in 84.

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Re: General election

Post by fozzieskem » Wed Jun 07, 2017 2:18 pm

josie andrews wrote:Has anyone on here had any of their candidates knock on their door during this campaign? I haven't :eh:
Not here in Skem Josie,loads of conservative flyers though they're clearly after the west Lancs seat

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Re: General election

Post by Welski » Wed Jun 07, 2017 8:03 pm

Caboosegg wrote:
Welski wrote:.and from the intelligence shown do far anyone who votes labour is putting this country at severe risk.
in your opinion.

there have been plenty on none car crash labour interviews but none of these seem to make the news or be talked about.

May goes on the one show and talks about shoes..... shoes.....

please tell me how May is the better choice to head brexit?

her record isnt exactly brilliant.
I don't really mind people talking about whatever the interviewer wants and I'm sure there are plenty of intelligent people on botth sides but the car crash episodes are the ones that should scare us.
Surely you can see it's not just in my opinion after recent events?
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Re: General election

Post by Wandering Warrior » Wed Jun 07, 2017 8:22 pm

You are obviously confident that your health is good and prepared to pay dementia tax!?!
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Re: General election

Post by Wiganer Ted » Wed Jun 07, 2017 11:29 pm

What May will do with anything less than a 30 majority I don't know.
If she does end up with a majority as now, 12, then there'll be all sorts of trouble in the Con Party. Can't see her being leader in 2022.

I do think that if she can't get any kind of a deal with the EU and we are facing no Single Market, Customs Union, Trade Tariffs. Import Quotas and Anti Dumping Fines she'll go for a 2nd referendum.
That should be good fun!


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Re: General election

Post by Wormburner » Thu Jun 08, 2017 12:17 pm

Wiganer Ted wrote:What May will do with anything less than a 30 majority I don't know.
If she does end up with a majority as now, 12, then there'll be all sorts of trouble in the Con Party. Can't see her being leader in 2022.

I do think that if she can't get any kind of a deal with the EU and we are facing no Single Market, Customs Union, Trade Tariffs. Import Quotas and Anti Dumping Fines she'll go for a 2nd referendum.
That should be good fun!
There will never be a second referendum in your lifetime, give it up, it's been almost a year, you lost ffs
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Re: General election

Post by Wigan_forever1985 » Thu Jun 08, 2017 12:33 pm

I can hardly watch this unfold

i dont know whats worse if the Tories do win

the death of the NHS
the rich getting richer
the poor getting poorer

or the fact im going to have to watch the gurn-a-tron 2000 on the news trying to be human
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