Category: UK

The category for posts about the United Kingdom

Confidence Vote in May is Finally Here [Updated with Final Results & Reactions]

After much waiting, the confidence vote in British PM Theresa May has finally arrived after letters to Graham Brady to trigger the vote crossed the 48 threshold. Unfortunately, despite the complete horlicks she’s been making of negotiating brexit, early signs

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Going Rogue / Independent / Considering a “new home”

Some of the more observant among you may have noticed that ConservativeChitChat has been losing it’s MoJo recently, and you’d be right. It’s not just because there isn’t any UK elections to sink my fangs into at the moment, it’s

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Chequers Plan, Project Fear 2 – May Must Go

Well, that “told you so” moment I had a feeling was gonna happen has finally happened. Just as I had feelings that turned out pretty accurate that Team Brexit would win the referendum and that Donald Trump would become President

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Make British Tax Rules Simple Again – Post Brexit Policies

I distinctly recall that since at least prior to the 2010 General Election, experts were calling for the UK’s Tax Rule Book to be simplified. There was definitely an article on the Daily Mail Website in September 2011 saying we

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Conservatives Launch Post-Brexit Election Policy Study Thingy

Theresa May: Today I am launching a Conservative Policy Commission, which will go out and engage with people throughout the UK to develop new policies that can improve the lives of people in our country. pic.twitter.com/vnWxhUSbU1 — CCHQ Press Office

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Labour Party Try to Run a Concert

Apparently Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour party tried to run a concert for young supporters in a field earlier today, and here’s some social media posts I’ve stumbled across showing just how well it went……. It would take a heart of stone

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Some Sensible Posts About the NHS

Lately I’ve seen something incredible rare on social media these days: some posts about the NHS that are so sensible it’d be rude not to share, and not let them fade into obscurity: The NHS does not need any more

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Bananaman Returns

When I got up today, my news feeds and timelines were filled with news of the return of Bananaman, brother of Beaker. Apparently he’s tag-teamed with a cross-party bunch of has-beens to Remoan about Brexit, so he’s lost none of

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Planning for Brexit

Yes, well I’ve just (when I first drafted this blog post in March) seen this excellent piece of forward planning *sarcasm*…… Government Refuses to Plan for #Brexit Despite Poll Lead https://t.co/5pzynhpOlN via @BreitbartNews — ConservativeChitChat (@ConservativeCCh) March 1, 2016 So,

ConservativeChitChat’s Opinion on Politicians who say Britain can’t thrive outside the EU

Whenever you hear a politician on the TV, Radio or Social Media say that Britain can’t thrive outside the EU… is it just me, or do you also think when they say that, they are basically saying they’re a useless

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