Tag Archives: may

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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Priti Vacant

A minister off on a mission/ Met Israel’s top politician/ But Priti Patel/ Neglected to tell/ Her bosses, a foolish omission./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-41890436 A minister off on a missionMet Israel's top politicianBut Priti PatelNeglected to tellHer bosses, a foolish omission.#priti #Patel … Continue reading

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Fallon on his Sword

A senior minister quit/ Who’s named on the spreadsheet of shit,/ A record of sleaze/ By Tory MPs/ That’s got quite a few of them frit./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/nov/01/michael-fallon-quits-as-defence-secretary A senior minister quitWho's named on the spreadsheet of shit,A record of sleazeBy … Continue reading

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Tussles in Brussels

A Eurocrat known as Michel/ Said Brexit talks aren’t going well/ Tho May tries to mask it/ We’re in a handbasket/ Whose end destination is hell./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-41585430 A Eurocrat known as MichelSaid Brexit talks aren't going wellTho May tries to … Continue reading

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Morris Dance

A Tory MP was suspended/ For using a term that offended;/ She told party whips/ Words came from her lips/ Despite being quite unintended./// https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jul/10/tories-urgently-investigating-after-mp-uses-n-word-at-public-event A Tory MP was suspendedFor using a term that offended;She told party whipsWords came from … 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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Campaign Supernova

The contest to lead the UK,/ Which comes to a climax today,/ Became more absorbin’/ When Jeremy Corbyn/ Was seen outcampaigning Ms May.///  https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/872735132591038464

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