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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 20.02.2019, 13:27
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Last night on Newsnight Nick Watt reported that the the three Tory MPs had gone very very quiet. Knowing one of them was Anna Soubry, I instantly realised that this must be fake news.
And they've only gone and done it!

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Old 20.02.2019, 13:32
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Wow Anna Soubry letting the man with the funny tinge do the talking!
I wonder how long it'll be until they realise that they all want different things, can't agree and can't stand each other.
The IG - are they initials or the the first two letters of an adjective to describe them?


In 2019, a crack pot unit was sent to Coventry for a referendum result they didn't like. These men promptly escaped from a maximum-insecurity party to the Westminster underground. Today, still wanted by the government, they survive as soldiers of fortune. If you have a problem... if no one else can help... if you keep banging your head against the padded cell wall... and if you can find them... maybe you can hire... The IG-Team.
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Old 20.02.2019, 13:49
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they are now by MP and public voting intention, bigger than the lib dems, which has seemingly taken them all of about 6 seconds.

Thing I like about Anna Soubry is she always seems to be pissed. its just the way she talks, its like she's already seen off a couples of bottles of red for breakfast.
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Old 20.02.2019, 13:59
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Wow Anna Soubry letting the man with the funny tinge do the talking!
I wonder how long it'll be until they realise that they all want different things, can't agree and can't stand each other.
I wish I could remember where and when, and provide a link (it was probably on 'The Last Leg'), but several months ago, I saw Anna Soubry say that "we're saving Chuka for better things." There's a lot of mutual admiration between those two.

Personally, whilst I do like those two, I don't agree with them on everything. However, I have a hell of a lot of respect for Luciana Berger and Sarah Wollaston.

After 3yrs of mayhem, I feel like the adults are back in the room.
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Old 20.02.2019, 14:01
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Thing I like about Anna Soubry is she always seems to be pissed. its just the way she talks, its like she's already seen off a couples of bottles of red for breakfast.
She's eccentric and cheeky, and she really annoys a lot of stuffed shirts. I like that.
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Old 20.02.2019, 14:18
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She's eccentric and cheeky, and she really annoys a lot of stuffed shirts. I like that.
I've got a lot of time for her.

Blueangel, yes i think it was The Last Leg too.
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Old 20.02.2019, 14:21
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She's eccentric and cheeky, and she really annoys a lot of stuffed shirts. I like that.
Glad somebody sees the value of Trump
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Old 20.02.2019, 14:23
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Glad somebody sees the value of Trump


Eh? She's no egomaniacal fool. Trump isn't eccentric and cheeky, he's dangerous.
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Old 20.02.2019, 14:29
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May's majority dripping away. What a mess is our UK Government!
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Old 20.02.2019, 14:30
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May's majority dripping away. What a mess is our UK Government!
I've started loading the news app with my hand over my eyes then peering at if from in between my fingers.
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Old 20.02.2019, 14:35
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10 MPs in the new group now, same as the DUP - whoohoo!

Things are a changing..
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Old 20.02.2019, 14:59
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It's finally happening. I'm surprised it took this long to be honest. Corbyn to split Labour, Brexit to split the Tories. Now all we need is another General Election for the bloodbath to really commence.

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Old 20.02.2019, 15:13
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I can's see her jumping ship, but still...

Jess Phillips on Sky News

"I was born Labour and I felt like I'd die Labour but when I listen to my colleagues [Berger, Umunna etc] speaking I find it very hard to disagree with a lot of what they were saying."

https://twitter.com/SkyNewsPolitics/status/1098209150616682496


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Old 20.02.2019, 15:14
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Now all we need is another General Election...
'We' being...?
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Old 20.02.2019, 15:25
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'We' being...?
1. Brexiteers
2. People who want to see polticical reform
3. People who enjoy watching Rome burn
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Old 20.02.2019, 16:25
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Thing I like about Anna Soubry is she always seems to be pissed. its just the way she talks, its like she's already seen off a couples of bottles of red for breakfast.
I hope this quote is accurate. Proof of Dutch courage before the press conference?
They mushed harv mished ouwwt the "Hic" aaat zthe end of the qwuooowte. (Or could it have been written by a sozzled hack who mis-quoted ? Surely not.):

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Old 20.02.2019, 16:33
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Nicola nails it.

https://twitter.com/NicolaSturgeon/s...98173657583617
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1. Brexiteers
2. People who want to see polticical reform
3. People who enjoy watching Rome burn
I'm with you apart from 3. 3 is just shitty. It's not an empty island. Just because some folk don't want to live there, millions of us do.
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And Loz is squarely in camp 3. It's basically trolling but with lifelong, serious consequences.
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Prospect of UK passport holders having to pay €60 for a Schengen visa bubbling up again - Brexit related but mainly coming out of the Gibraltar status dispute...

https://www.theguardian.com/politics...e-after-brexit
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