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Local And Mayoral Elections!

Discussion in 'Personal' started by Jude Fawley, May 3, 2019.

  1. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    Imagine how well Labour might do if they had a proper leader.
    JL48, nomad, lanokia and 2 others like this.
  2. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    Also - spin it how you want

    Losing over 1200 seats is a thumping in anyone's book.
  3. lexus300

    lexus300 Star commenter

    A well deserved thumping IMO.
  4. burajda

    burajda Star commenter

    Yep, they may have only lost 20 councillors.
  5. nomad

    nomad Star commenter

    Labour would have done better if they had no leader at all.

    The problem is that Momentum and The People's Campaign for Corbyn, (and the mindless sheep who have subscribed to these organisations) are destroying Labour from within. Their focus is on one individual rather than the politics of the Party as a whole.

    Get rid of that obnoxious little septic ferret Corbyn and let's see what the Labour Party can achieve for the country if they come to power.
    border_walker and mothorchid like this.
  6. lexus300

    lexus300 Star commenter

    I agree but there would need to be a serious culling of shadow cabinet members before things improve.
    border_walker and nomad like this.
  7. florian gassmann

    florian gassmann Star commenter

    I wonder what happened to those 183,658 new members that were said to have signed up to Labour for £3 a few years ago. Did they not come out to vote?
    border_walker and nomad like this.
  8. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    And a well deserved one at that.
  9. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    39,000 spoilt ballots.

    That seems high to me... is it?
    nomad likes this.
  10. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

    We only had a choice from 3. Tory, Labour and Green. Tories got a shoeing and only maintained control by one seat (Solihull). I voted green on local issues although they are a remain party.
  11. monicabilongame

    monicabilongame Star commenter

  12. lexus300

    lexus300 Star commenter

    Where are the Independents then???
    amoral_savoy_mink likes this.
  13. JL48

    JL48 Star commenter

    I wonder if it wasn't more this part of my statement that upset you.
    My point was that UKIP lost a lot of votes/seats yesterday - the great wipe-out continued! This is despite the fact that the elections happened in areas of the country that were generally more Leave! It appears that the vast majority of Leave voters won't tolerate the Tommeh / Sargon of Akkad view of Brexit. Something that appears to upset lexus300 :(
  14. JL48

    JL48 Star commenter

    I believe that it was over 1300 :p
  15. JL48

    JL48 Star commenter

    39000 / 72 councils = 542 votes per council. Seems about right to me.

    In the 2015 GE, there were around 97,870 apparently. Divide by 650 constituencies and that comes to about 151. As some councils seem to have about 3 or so constituencies in them, it would seem fairly similar?
    lanokia likes this.
  16. lexus300

    lexus300 Star commenter

    Disgust is quite different.
  17. lexus300

    lexus300 Star commenter

    B-S like this does not remove what you wrote earlier.
    amoral_savoy_mink likes this.
  18. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    This tweet is a reassuring flashback to the worst Prime Minister I have had the misfortune to live under.

    4 years later...
    JL48 likes this.
  19. amoral_savoy_mink

    amoral_savoy_mink New commenter

    Imagine how much worse it might be now had Ed managed to make it past the finishing line with his stone tablet of biblical proportions.
  20. burajda

    burajda Star commenter

    And where are the SNP? And London seats.
    lexus300 likes this.

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