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View Poll Results: What would you personally prefer to happen?
I want the UK to stay in an ever-closer union 49 23.11%
I want the UK to stay in a loosely connected EU 68 32.08%
I want the UK out because the EU is bad for the UK 22 10.38%
I want the UK out because the EU is a bad thing 23 10.85%
I want the UK out because this would be good for the rest of us 17 8.02%
I don't really care 33 15.57%
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Old 23.06.2016, 11:33
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Hopefully they'll split. I think the outcome of this referendum will be more gains for UKIP. With Labour turning its back on the working classes, I expect them to take some scalps come 2020, especially in the north.
I think after the refugee poster and Nigel Farage's performance over the past month, the result will be UKIP disappearing, & the rebels will go back to the Conservatives.

Boris and Gove are finished as major politicians, their performances were proven to be full of untruths and bellicose stupidities. Ruth Davidson is the rising star in the Conservative party, she is like a Rottweiler.

Labour will never let the lower classes down. They have very good people, but are poor judges when choosing leaders.

But then I may be wrong.
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Ruth Davidson needs a new career path to be honest Sbrinz. Being leader of the Conservatives in Scotland is as good a career choice as being leader of the Ice importing corporation of Greenland.
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Old 23.06.2016, 11:38
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Boris and Gove are finished as major politicians, their performances were proven to be full of untruths and bellicose stupidities. Ruth Davidson is the rising star in the Conservative party.
Agree about Ruth Davidson, but slightly disagree about Gove and Johnson. At the end of the day there is still a still strong core of Euro Scepticism in the Tory party and these two will continue to be seen as their champions. So in the spirit of party unification I think Cameron would be smart to bring them back into the fold.
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Labour will never let the lower classes down.


Lest we forget what Labour REALLY think about the working classes...

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Old 23.06.2016, 11:47
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If the UK votes to remain, and Cameron dropped them, where would they go for support?

This referendum has created some nasty scars and pitted friends and relatives against each other, hatred has been created everywhere. Remember less than one quarter of MPs supported Brexit, and most were in the Tory party. It was a big mistake by the Conservatives to promise a refendum, and the public will not forget the trouble and anguish it has brought to the people.
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Old 23.06.2016, 11:48
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As I said, Labour cannot choose good leaders. Gordon Brown inherited the title anyway.
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Old 23.06.2016, 12:03
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Hopefully they'll split. I think the outcome of this referendum will be more gains for UKIP. With Labour turning its back on the working classes, I expect them to take some scalps come 2020, especially in the north.
I think there will be a power struggle in the Conservative Party, but Boris doesn't have a hope in hell of being leader now. As long as it's not Priti Patel. Can't abide that woman. She has that arrogant, head girl mentality that I really hate. I usually find that people like her have little natural talent, but are super efficient and delegate well. I want more than that from a party leader.

I'm looking for a kind of Heseltine figure in the ranks and not seeing one.


Will UKIP even have a purpose anymore?
I really want UKIP to implode and for people to really vote for their MEPs and get behind them, instead of UKIP slipping in through the back door thanks to voter apathy.


Labour.... Hmmm....
When the time is right for him, I'd still like to see Alan Johnson as leader. In the future, either Andy Burnham or Lisa Nandy.

The tv moment that had me crying laughing this week was when Joey Essex met Jeremy Corbyn and asked him "Are you a politician?"


LibDem... I do like Tim Farron. I like what he thinks and says, but he has an unfortunate air about him. He just isn't authoritative enough.
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/union-...ndum-eu-2016-6

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Old 23.06.2016, 12:40
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I hope we purge after we've crushed the unwashed masses.
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Old 23.06.2016, 13:02
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Will UKIP even have a purpose anymore?
IMO. Getting the referendum was an important objective for UKIP. If the people vote no, then I think their ideal of taking the UK out will be over. Though I think they will actually be more effective in this case as they will then have to fight for the UK's interest within the Framework of the EU rather than tilting against them.
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Good luck to Brexit today.
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/union-...ndum-eu-2016-6

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pathetic. wonder which pr-company organized that.
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Old 23.06.2016, 13:43
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Good luck to Brexit today.
Touché. Or optionally to "Bremain".

http://www.fin24.com/Economy/the-dum...623?isapp=true
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If your head says to remain but your heart says to exit remember:

One is a part of your body that contains an organ especially designed for thinking. The other is a pump.
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Good luck to any wobbly remainers! Amazingly there are still many voters that say they haven't decided yet.
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UK shares, on average, are up and the pound's stronger too.
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Touché. Or optionally to "Bremain".
Keep the Status Bro...?



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Keep the Status Bro...?



I'll get me coat. Though it's quite barmy today.
Fixed that for you
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If your head says to remain but your heart says to exit remember:

One is a part of your body that contains an organ especially designed for thinking. The other is a pump.
Considering the heart cannot think or feel in any real sense whatsoever, it's a silly saying either way.

The head is saying both things, but one is a rational voice that speaks from both security of what you already know and fear of the unknown, while the other less rational one represents your hopes and what you would actually like to see happen. The former isn't necessarily the right one.
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I based my amendment to your original post on Warrington.
I doubt many people in Warrington have proper pension plans so never considered flight to foreign parts.
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