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Kill Bill?

Theresa May’s great repeal bill/ Requires opposition goodwill;/ With any such backing/ Apparently lacking/ It’s apt to be put through the mill./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40589510 Theresa May's great repeal billRequires opposition goodwill;With any such backingApparently lackingIt's apt to be put through the … Continue reading

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May Hem

Embattled Prime Minister May/ Insists public sector staff pay/ Is still facing caps/ Whatever some chaps/ Who serve in her government say./// https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/jun/28/public-sector-pay-cap-could-be-lifted-downing-street-hints Embattled Prime Minister MayInsists public sector staff payIs still facing capsWhatever some chapsWho serve in her government … Continue reading

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Cheques and Balances

A party that’s called DUP/ Extracted a billion pound fee/ For rescuing May,/ Which she must now pay/ With money from her magic tree./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40403434 A party that's called DUPExtracted a billion pound feeFor rescuing May,Which she must now payWith … 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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Adieux Aides

Theresa’s adviser Fiona/ Has seen her boss swiftly disona/ With fellow aide Nick;/ May had to move quick/ To counteract moves to dethrona./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jun/10/theresa-may-top-advisers-quit-nick-timothy-fiona-hill-tory-recriminations-grow Theresa's adviser FionaHas seen her boss swiftly disonaWith fellow aide Nick;May had to move quickTo counteract … 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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Thatcher in the Rye*

Theresa did not say she’d sworn/ Or secretly read her dad’s porn/ Invited to name/ Her naughtiest shame/ She said she once trampled some corn./// *coined by @JonathanDean_ https://www.buzzfeed.com/fionarutherford/never-have-i-ever?utm_term=.bsKaGEyap#.vvpYzaMY4 Theresa did not say she'd swornOr secretly read her dad's pornInvited … Continue reading

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Where’s Theresa?

There once was a woman named May/ Who called a vote then ran away/ So Where is Theresa?/ If anyone sees ‘er/ She missed the debate held today./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-2017-40105324 There once was a woman named MayWho called a vote then … Continue reading

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Money’s Too Tight…

Theresa the Tory frontbencher/ Unveiled a new policy venture/ To cut what is there/ To fund social care,/ Saying money’s too tight for dementia./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/may/18/tory-social-care-plan-example-market-failure-andrew-dilnot Theresa the Tory frontbencherUnveiled a new policy ventureTo cut what is thereTo fund social care,Saying … Continue reading

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Done Up Like a Kipper

  Among the electoral stories/ Providing Conservative glories/ Is UKIP’s defeat,/ Reduced to one seat -/ Its purpose usurped by the Tories./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-39815444 Among the electoral storiesProviding Conservative gloriesIs UKIP's defeat,Reduced to one seat –Its purpose usurped by the Tories. … Continue reading

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