Mrs May vs Mr Corbyn in last pre-election PMQs

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Hazel Speed

This was the most bizarre and incongruous event.

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PMQs or a visit to the Hellfire Club?

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Hazel Speed

Prime Minister’s Question Time yesterday, (followed by the Prime Minister’s statement, then debate, after which a vote took place in respect of a snap General Election), was such a loud, bawdy and undignified affair, that I am sure the historic Hellfire Club would seem more sedate in comparison.

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Observations of an Expat: May U-Turn

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Tom Arms

The Lady turned—big time.

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UK General Election: How the vultures are gathering

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Hazel Speed

It has been quite sickening to watch the broadcasts today – already ‘wall to wall’ arguing-the-toss between political parties.

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Mrs May calls General Election for 8th June – Was this wise?

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Hazel Speed

Yesterday morning, Mrs May made a surprise announcement outside No 10 Downing Street that she will be putting forth a Motion in Parliament on Wednesday in accordance with the Fixed Term Parliament Act in the hope she will achieve a two thirds vote to have a General Election on 8th June. Was she wise?

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Scottish MPs vote for second independence referendum

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Hazel Speed

The Scottish Referendum issue was debated and voted for successfully, but that is about as far as it will go until at least post Brexit.

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Faceless Ones

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Alan Share

 

Methinks the Bar Council doth protest too much!

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