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Hushin’ the Russians?

A minister chosen by May,/ Who now represents the UK/ In global discussions,/ Instructed the Russians/ To shut up and just go away./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/mar/15/russia-ripping-up-the-international-rule-book-says-defence-secretary A minister chosen by May,Who now represents the UKIn global discussions,Instructed the RussiansTo shut up and … Continue reading

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Entente Commerciale

In Britain, the leader of France/ Set out what would greatly enhance/ His cooperation/ To block immigration -/  A sizeable sterling advance./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-42723401    

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Muffled Reshuffle

A strong, stable leader named May/ Reshuffled her people today,/ But those told to go/ Just answered her ‘No!’/ And so she allowed them to stay./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-42615003 A strong, stable leader named MayReshuffled her people today,But those told to goJust … Continue reading

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Failing Grayling

Conservative minister Grayling/ Left overcharged passengers railing/ And flew off to Qatar/ To dodge the small matter/ Of policies palpably failing./// Conservative minister GraylingLeft overcharged passengers railingAnd flew off to QatarTo dodge the small matterOf policies palpably failing.#RailFail #railfares #railfare … Continue reading

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Mick Twister’s Bigly Brextastic 2017

I could easily fill this review with Trump and Brexit, but there’s too much other good stuff around, so let me briefly summarise those twin horrors. TRUMP  It was a year when one  man bestrode the world of news like … Continue reading

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A-don’ Believe it!

Ex-minister Andrew Adonis,/ To judge by his horrified tone is/ Just grasping that May/ Is in disarray,/ While most are appalled at his slowness./// Ex-minister Andrew #Adonis ,To judge by his horrified tone isJust grasping that MayIs in disarray,While most … Continue reading

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Bringing Home the Bacon?

This little pig went to Brussels/ To break with the Treaty of Rome/ But after some flexing of muscles/ Went Oui Oui Oui all the way home./// *The observant among you will have instantly noticed that this is not a … Continue reading

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Brex for the Border

As Britain negotiates Brexit/ The border continues to vexit/ With May’s coalition/ In fragile condition/ This could be the issue that fexit./// https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/republic-of-ireland/dup-vows-to-block-any-brexit-border-deal-which-separates-ni-from-rest-of-uk-36376499.html As Britain negotiates BrexitThe border continues to vexitWith May's coalitionIn fragile conditionThis could be the issue that … Continue reading

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Flatliners

The forecast of top UK sages/ Regarding stagnation in wages/ Is flatlining pay/ Is with us to stay/ For ages and ages and ages./// The forecast of top UK sagesRegarding stagnation in wagesIs flatlining payIs with us to stayFor ages … Continue reading

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Priti Vacancy in Cabinet

Ex-minister Priti Patel/ Was getting on ever so well/ Till May called her back/ To give her the sack -/ As fast as she’d risen, she fell./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-41923007 Ex-minister #PritiPatel Was getting on ever so wellTill May called her backTo … Continue reading

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