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Money’s Less Tight For Dementia

The Tories got into a flap/ Suggesting a social care cap/ As nobody backs/ Dementia tax/ Which voters perceive to be crap./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-2017-40001221 The Tories got into a flapSuggesting a social care capAs nobody backsDementia taxWhich voters perceive to be … Continue reading

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Missing Millions

The Brexiteers promised us wealth/ To lavish on national health/ In May’s manifesto/ The money – Hey Presto!/ Has vanished with magical stealth./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-39967916 The Brexiteers promised us wealthTo lavish on national healthIn May's manifestoThe money – Hey Presto!Has vanished … Continue reading

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Hidden Message

May went to the Palace of Buckingham,/ But as for the voters, she’s duckingham/ Afraid to confront/ Those bearing the brunt/ Of policies utterly fuckingham*./// *The Twitter version, because of the 140-char limit, stopped at ‘utterly’. But i don’t think … Continue reading

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Hammond Egg on Face

A spreadsheet supremo named Phil/ Completely against his own will/ Has now had to spike/ His NIC hike/ So who’ll be left footing the bill?/// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-39278968 A spreadsheet supremo named PhilCompletely against his own willHas now had to spikeHis NIC … Continue reading

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Revolting Tories

A number of Tory MPs/ Are feeling a little unease/ At Hammond now breaking/ A firm undertaking/ To rule out increased NICs./// https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/mar/09/theresa-may-philip-hammond-face-serious-tory-revolt-over-tax-on-self-employed A number of Tory MPsAre feeling a little uneaseAt Hammond now breakingA firm undertakingTo rule out increased … Continue reading

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Brexit Stage Left

A diplomat working on Brexit,/ Announcing his personal exit,/ Suggests Mrs May/ Should tell the UK/ Her plan for how Britain effects it./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-38503020 A diplomat working on Brexit,Announcing his personal exit,Suggests Mrs MayShould tell the UKHer plan for how … Continue reading

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A Whiter Shade of Brexit

Denying she hadn’t a clue/ How Britain can leave the EU/ May said it’s all right,/ It’s not black and white,/ For Brexit is red, white and blue./// (No, I don’t know what she meant, either!) https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/dec/06/theresa-may-calls-for-red-white-and-blue-brexit Denying she hadn't … Continue reading

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Brexit’s a Piece of Cake

A Brexit note captured in shot/ Reveals the government plot/ Is Have Cake and Eat it/ Though Brussels may greet it/ With Shit or Get off of the Pot./// http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-latest-secret-memo-leak-plans-cake-and-eat-it-a7445231.html A Brexit note captured in shotReveals the government plotIs Have … Continue reading

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Emergency Brexit Blocked

A court ruled Prime Minister May/ Must wait before breaking away./ No triggering Brexit/ Till parliament checks it/ And MPs have all had a say.//// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-37857785 A court ruled Prime Minister MayMust wait before breaking away.No triggering #brexit Till parliament … Continue reading

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Shortlist and Shitlist

For Tories deciding who heads ’em/ It’s down to Ms May & Ms Leadsom/ As both Fox & Crabb/ Are seen as too drab/ And Gove altogether too dreadsome./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-36618738 For Tories deciding who heads 'emIt's down to Ms May … Continue reading

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