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Notes on a Scandal

There was a young model, Christine,/ Who when she was only 19/ By having affairs/ And sitting on chairs/ Shook up the political scene./// https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/dec/05/christine-keeler-former-model-at-heart-of-profumo-affair-dies There was a young model, Christine,Who when she was only 19By having affairsAnd sitting on … Continue reading

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Border Trouble

A Brexit conundrum that’s bubbling/ Is looking increasingly troubling,/ A deal on the border/ Demanded in order/ To head off a veto by Dublin./// https://news.sky.com/story/ireland-threat-to-veto-brexit-trade-talks-over-border-issue-11144679

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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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Brexit Strategy

  The bill meant to implement Brexit/ Won’t pass until parliament chexit/ And gives it some scrutiny/ So if Tories mutiny/ It may be the Commons rejexit./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-41975277 The bill meant to implement BrexitWon't pass until parliament chexitAnd gives it … 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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Sinister Minister

The Cabinet’s investigators/ Will probe one of May’s legislators/ Who made his PA,/ So witnesses say,/ Go shopping to buy him vibrators./// Investigation into Tory minister who ‘made secretary buy vibrators’ The Cabinet's investigatorsWill probe one of May's legislatorsWho made … Continue reading

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Who Says You Can’t Rhyme Orange?

When skies overhead become orange/ It isn’t regarded as boringe/ Discussing the weather/ Especially whether/ The cause is a dust that is foringe./// http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/orange-sky-storm-ophelia-sahara-13767164  

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Dig for Brexit

According to minister Grayling/ If EU discussions are failing/ We fall off the edge/ And plant up more veg -/ Apparently Brexit’s plain sailing!/// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/oct/15/higher-food-prices-could-be-avoided-if-no-brexit-claims-chris-grayling According to minister GraylingIf EU discussions are failingWe fall off the edgeAnd plant up more … 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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Mayday Call

The ex-Tory chairman Grant Shapps/ Has told Number 10 that perhaps/ Prime Minister May/ Should call it a day/ To head off the party’s collapse./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/oct/06/tory-ministers-privately-agree-theresa-may-should-go-says-grant-schapps The ex-Tory chairman Grant ShappsHas told Number 10 that perhapsPrime Minister MayShould call it … Continue reading

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