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How many of you reckon you won't have the same MP tomorrow?

Discussion in 'Personal' started by Duke of York, Dec 12, 2019.

  1. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

    Sadly, I can't see anyone shifting the useless toss pot where I live. You'd think it ought to be possible, since he isn't much liked locally, but since he has always done the job he was parachuted in for, i.e.vote along with whatever the government whips request, he's seen as a safe pair of hands in a Tory stronghold.

    Some will be seeing their MP go though. Will it be yours?
     
  2. lilachardy

    lilachardy Star commenter

    Sadly I live in a safe Tory ward. Ward? Constituency? !
     
  3. coffeekid

    coffeekid Star commenter

    Happily, I think we'll have the same one. SNP. Douglas Chapman. I'd be shocked if he was ousted.
     
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  4. coffeekid

    coffeekid Star commenter

    However, I won't find out until around 3am tomorrow. I'll be sleeping, unlike my poor husband who has to drive to the BBC in Glasgow for 8pm and work through the night. Fun. Not. Especially not if you're in Scotland, and didn't vote Tory, haven't ever voted Tory, wouldn't ever vote Tory, and keep seeing a Tory govt elected because that's how the rest of the UK votes/has voted.
     
  5. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Fingers crossed.
     
  6. catmother

    catmother Star commenter

    I'm hoping it won't be the same.
     
  7. primarycat

    primarycat Star commenter

    Fairly certain it won't change. Not who I voted for, though.
     
  8. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

    I have to confess it will make my day to wake up and learn that IDS lost his seat thanks to tactical voting.
     
    smoothnewt, Sally006, vannie and 2 others like this.
  9. Jude Fawley

    Jude Fawley Star commenter

    There is to be a great winnowing.
     
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  10. HelenREMfan

    HelenREMfan Star commenter

    I fear our MP of the past 2 years might lose his seat...despite seeing over 2,000 constituent cases. The seat was with a chinless wonder Tory before.
    Our current MP has been a refreshing change.
    Of course our town has been somewhat carved up boundary wise to favour the leafier areas....which made his win at the last election all the more valued.
     
  11. Orkrider2

    Orkrider2 Star commenter

    My current wasn’t on the ballot (thankfully as I couldn’t have brought myself to vote for her), but hoping we’ll have the replacement labour MP.
     
  12. phatsals

    phatsals Established commenter

    Sadly not, Esther McVain. Wirral got sick to death of her, but she's great a smoke rings, hence safe seat after the bloodsucker Osborne 'moved on'. Proportional Representation please.
     
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  13. Jamvic

    Jamvic Star commenter

    I will find a hat especially to eat it if ours is ousted.
     
  14. susanrk

    susanrk Occasional commenter

    Priti Patel unfortunately so I'm sure there won't be a change! Wish there was though as it's disgraceful that she was promoted so quickly after the Israel debacle.
     
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  15. cissy3

    cissy3 Star commenter

    Marginal here.

    Could go either way.
     
  16. Grandsire

    Grandsire Star commenter

    I think the Tory majority at the last election round here was more than 20,000, which makes my vote against seem insignificant, but I did it anyway. It's true blue country - those who aren't out huntin', shootin; and fishin' wear the same clothes and wish that they were.

    This evening I popped round to check on a neighbour, who happily told me she voted Tory. That's one less Christmas card I need to write, I guess.
     
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  17. lindenlea

    lindenlea Star commenter

    This constituency is Tory virtually through and through. Jeremy Wright is very popular.
     
  18. Jamvic

    Jamvic Star commenter

    Anyone know which veg goes best with hats? :(
     
  19. nomad

    nomad Star commenter

    Green willow (according to Steeleye Span). All around your hat!
     
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  20. nomad

    nomad Star commenter

    Blythe Valley - Labour since 1950 - is having a recount!
     
    Last edited: Dec 12, 2019
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