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May poll dance

Conservative backing for May/ Masks problems that won’t go away;/ Finessing the backstop/ Will not make the flak stop -/ She lives to die some other day./// https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46547246 Conservative backing for MayMasks problems that won't go away;Finessing the backstopWill not … Continue reading

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Party like it’s 1922

Sir Graham has 48 letters/ From applecart would-be-upsetters/ Desiring May’s exit,/ So let’s suspend Brexit/ While Tories resolve their vendettas./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/dec/12/brexit-chaos-conservative-mps-trigger-vote-of-no-confidence-theresa-may Sir Graham has 48 lettersFrom applecart would-be-upsettersDesiring May's exit,So let's suspend Brexit While Tories resolve their vendettas.#Brexit #Leadershipchallenge #toryleadership … Continue reading

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Conservative Catfight

Poor Larry the Number 10 Cat/ Has come off the worst in a spat/ With FCO’s Palmerston./ Though no great harm is done/ Boris and May need a chat./// http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/07/21/larry-the-cat-treated-by-vet-amid-turf-war-fracas-with-rival-pal/ When Boris got up off his futonAnd put a respectable … Continue reading

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Tory Turns the Air Blue

Ex-cabinet minister Mellor/ Berated a cab-driving feller/ In language most rude/ From which we conclude/ He’d sampled Her Majesty’s cellar./// http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/david-mellor-under-pressure-to-apologise-to-the-cabbie-he-called-a-smartarsed-little-b-9882960.html Ex-cabinet minister Mellor Berated a cab-driving feller In language most rude From which we conclude He'd sampled Her Majesty's cellar. — Mick Twister … Continue reading

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Courting Controversy

Conservative minister Grayling/ Says liberal justice is failing,/ The ECHR/ Is going too far,/ And let’s bring back death by impaling./// http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/oct/03/tories-plan-uk-withdrawal-european-convention-on-human-rights Conservative minister #Grayling Says liberal justice is failing, The #ECHR Is going too far, And let's bring back death by impaling. — Mick … Continue reading

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Of Mice and Ministers

Conservative minister Gove/ Said Lit must be English, by Jove!/ Take Steinbeck and Lee/ Off GCSE/ And let’s have some old British cove. ///http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/michael-gove-axes-to-kill-a-mockingbird-and-other-american-classics-from-english-literature-gcse-syllabus-9432818.html Conservative minister Gove Said Lit must be English, by Jove! Take Steinbeck and Lee Off GCSE And let's have some … Continue reading

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Patronise the Poor, Forty-four

Conservative chairman Grant Shapps/ Knew all about working class chaps/ I gather their lingo/ Is all beer and bingo/ He said, in a notable lapse. ///http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/mar/19/grant-shapps-bingo-and-beer-joke-causes-twitter-storm Conservative chairman Grant Shapps Knew all about working class chaps I gather their lingo Is all beer … Continue reading

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Cameron in the Kent Countryside

There was an old village in Kent/ To which David Cameron went/ To look at the flood/ But seeking his blood/ The people of Yalding gave vent./// http://www.telegraph.co.uk/topics/weather/10539504/David-Cameron-ambushed-on-flood-visit.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/416887128555925504    

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Wrekin Havoc

The Tory MP for the Wrekin/ Was secretly videoed speakin’/ Of how his name seals/ Albanian deals/ And just how much cash he was seekin’. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-24827405 The Tory MP for the Wrekin Was secretly videoed speakin' Of how his name seals Albanian deals And … Continue reading

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“In-Out” Shaken About

A Tory named Adam Afriyie/ Wants popular voting next year/ On our EU links,/ But everyone thinks/ It’s really about his career. /// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-24417670 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/386857045728575489

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