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 are suggesting she’s going to survive the experience. Continue reading “Confidence Vote in May is Finally Here [Updated with Final Results & Reactions]”

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 as early as when he made the first whisperings of running when it was clear Romney would lose to Obama – I also had feelings that Theresa May would make a pretty lame leader of the Conservative party as a last minute bodge after Mr & Mrs Gove took Boris out of the contest.

With the arrival of the Chequers fake-Brexit plan, and the more recent arrival of “Project Fear 2.0”, she’s going down faster than Wile E. Coyote falling off the edge of a cliff.

The Chequers plan has gone down so badly with Grassroots members that local party bosses are seeing 75-90%+ of members giving it the finger, resigning membership, or can no longer be arsed to campaign for the party due to lack of things to be able to offer that they agree with. Even the chairman of her own local party is against it.

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