Tag Archives: election 2017

Paper-thin Excuse

1 The Queen’s Speech is being delayed/ As it is exclusively made/ With ink that has dried/ Upon a goat hide/ So scapegoats will have to be flayed./// 2 According to custom in Britain/ Theresa May’s plan must be written/ … Continue reading

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Soft-shoe Shuffle

In May’s underwhelming reshuffle/ She had to avoid a kerfuffle/ Unable to shunt/ Fox, Johnson or Hunt/ For fear of whose feathers she’d ruffle./// 2. Theresa May had to name Gove/ As Tory environment cove,/ Compelled to recycle/ Her enemy Michael/ … Continue reading

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Stormin’ Corbyn

  An old Labour man with a beard/ Conservative media smeared/ Got more folks elected/ Than pollsters expected/ And some in his own party feared./// NB: I’ve been away for a couple of days, tweeting but not updating the blog … Continue reading

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Over a Barrel of Foster’s

The DUP chief Arlene Foster/ Will fill the Conservative roster/ With her ten MPs;/ Though happy to please,/ She’s told Mrs May it’ll cost ‘er./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-2017-40219030 The DUP chief Arlene FosterWill fill the Conservative rosterWith her ten MPs;Though happy to … Continue reading

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Nuttall Scuttalled

Ex-leader of UKIP Paul Nuttall/ Whose campaign was not very suttall/ Has now had to quit/ Because he was shit/ As shown by the voters’ rebuttall./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jun/09/paul-nuttall-stands-down-as-ukip-leader-after-disastrous-election-result Ex-leader of UKIP Paul NuttallWhose campaign was not very suttallHas now had to … Continue reading

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May Hem

There once was a woman named May/ Who threw an election away/ She lost her majority/ And has no authority/ How long can she honestly stay?/// There once was a woman named MayWho threw an election awayShe lost her majorityAnd … Continue reading

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Clegg On His Face

A Sheffield MP known as Nick/ Attracted a fair bit of stick/ And some aggravation/ For his Con-Dem nation/ And now he’s been given the flick./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jun/09/nick-clegg-sheffield-hallam-no-longer-agrees-with-you A Sheffield MP known as NickAttracted a fair bit of stickAnd some aggravationFor … Continue reading

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