Tag Archives: Theresa May

DEXEU’s Midnight Runner*

The DEXEU minister Davis/ Has quit, and the reason he gavis/ That May’s plan for Brexit/ Effectively wrexit -/ Just what the thing many folks cravis.///   *Headline borrowed from Politico – can’t go wrong with an 80s band reference. … Continue reading

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Chequered Careers

Holed up in the county of Buckingham/ They tackled disputes without duckingham,/ And broadly agreed/ On how to proceed,/ But as for our prospects, they’re fatally damaging them./// https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-44747444 Holed up in the county of BuckinghamThey tackled disputes without duckingham,And … Continue reading

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The Backstop’s Here

To head off a Cabinet split/ With Davis’s threat he would quit/ May had to agree/ That temporaree/ Means just going on for a bit./// To head off a Cabinet splitWith Davis's threat he would quitMay had to agreeThat temporareeMeans … Continue reading

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Loose Hannan

A Brexit campaigner named Dan/ Admits things aren’t going to plan – / We’re chasing, he feels,/ The worst of all deals;/ The shit is now hitting the fan./// A Brexit campaigner named DanAdmits things aren't going to plan – … Continue reading

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Gas Power Stance

Sajid made a stand from the start/ With legs that were splayed wide apart,/ The power position/ A top politician/ Adopts when he’s bracing to fart./// Sajid made a stand from the startWith legs that were splayed wide apart,The power … Continue reading

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Ruddy Awful

The member for Hastings and Rye/ Has bid the Home Office goodbye;/ Unable to handle/ The Windrushgate scandal,/ And caught by a Ruddy great lie./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-43944988 The member for Hastings and RyeHas bid the Home Office goodbye;Unable to handleThe #Windrushgate … Continue reading

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Amber Warning

The Tory MP Amber Rudd/ Whose name is increasingly mudd/ Protects Mrs May/ But day after day/ Her statements turn out to be crudd./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/apr/26/amber-rudd-stumbles-toward-total-ineptitude-over-windrush The Tory MP Amber RuddWhose name is increasingly muddProtects Mrs MayBut day after dayHer statements … Continue reading

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Windrush of Change

The government’s eager to say/ The children of Windrush can stay,/ So who stripped the rights/ From British non-whites?/ Step forward, Theresa M. May!/// https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/apr/16/theresa-may-caribbean-representatives-windrush-immigration The government's eager to sayThe children of Windrush can stay,So who stripped the rightsFrom British … Continue reading

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Taking Back Passport Control?

Brit passports of burgundy hue,/ Post-Brexit, will turn a dark blue,/ A major advance/ For workers in France,/ Who’ll make them (inside the EU)./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-43489462 Note: for a month or two now, Twitter user Guillaume Cingal has been translating many … Continue reading

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Transition Condition

Theresa May drew a red line,/ Declaring no leader could sign/ The backstop position/ On border transition -/ But now it’s apparently fine./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/mar/19/uk-and-eu-agree-terms-for-brexit-transition-deal Theresa May drew a red line,Declaring no leader could signThe backstop positionOn border transition,But now it's … Continue reading

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