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Tories Say Stop the Arguing

The new Tory advert rolling out on social media everywhere features the voice of CCCHQ’s James Dinsmore urging an end to arguing….The post Tories Say Stop the Arguing appeared first on Guido Fawkes.

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Son of Indian immigrants vows to ‘emancipate’ British voters from EU yoke

A BREXIT PARTY candidate whose Indian parents emigrated from colonial British Kenya to the UK believes voters are in dire need of “emancipation” from the yoke of the European Union - and has vowed to do his bit to free them.

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The 100 seats where tactical votes could win it for Boris and Brexit 

Tory strategists warn a few thousand votes could make the difference between Boris Johnson or Jeremy Corbyn running the UK.

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The gaping contradictions between Labour’s promises and its refusal to get Britain out of the EU

Over the last week or so we have seen the Labour Party dream up an extra £58 billion to fund repayments to the so-called ‘WASPI Women’ who lost out on thousands of pounds each when the State Pension age was increased with little notice back in 2010. This policy was intended to keep the UK in line with EU regulations. The struggles of these women, and the stresses on their finances by not being given much notice to plan for this policy change, are not up for debate. By giving this commitment, with a lack of costing provided, Labour has made the same mistake they have made with vast swathes of their manifesto: it would be against EU law to repay these women, therefore should Labour want to move forward with this policy, first, they must actually Leave the EU – which is not Labour’s priority!Since 1978 the then European Economic Community (EEC) set in place regulation to force members to bring in pension age equality, so men and women benefit equally. The EU continued this policy and as …

The Conservatives are harnessing the Leave vote far better than Labour are doing with Remainers

Over the past week, the Conservatives averaged a 10-point lead in the opinion polls. The latest polling by Ipsos MORI puts Boris Johnson and his party on 44%, Labour on 32%, the Lib Dems on 13% and Brexit Party on just 2%. Considering that the Conservatives need to have at least a 6-point lead on election day if they are to gain a majority, this is a fairly solid position as the party moves into the final stretch. There are also some pretty good numbers for them in Scotland.Along with last week’s YouGov MRP poll estimating a 68-seat majority, the current betting odds are 64% for a Conservative majority, 34% for a hung parliament and only a 4% chance of a Labour majority. This means that the chance of a hung parliament is broadly similar to what we had for Brexit and Trump ahead of those shocks in 2016. My line remains: a Conservative majority is still the most likely outcome but a hung parliament is plausible.One reason why the Conservatives are heading towards a majority is because B…

The 2019 Election Battleground: Yorkshire and the Humber

OverviewCovers 54 seats across North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and the confusing amalgam of East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire formerly known as Humberside. Labour traditionally dominate the electoral landscape, especially in the former mining and industrial heartland of South Yorkshire and urban seats around Leeds, Bradford and Hull – although some of these seats also delivered massive votes for Brexit, with traditional Labour voters struggling to identify with the liberal metropolitan direction their party has taken in recent years. The greatest strength for the Tories here is in rural North Yorkshire, although they also hold a clutch of West Yorkshire marginals and are in contention in a number of seats across the region. The Lib Dems lost both seats they held here in 2017 but have high hopes of taking back Nick Clegg’s old stomping ground.Leave voteshare at the referendum in 2016: 57.7%2017 seat tally (compared with 2015)Conservatives: 17 (-2)Labour: 37 (+4)Lib…

Boris Johnson discusses his fury at being preached at by Andrew Neil

Prime Minister Boris Johnson claims 'trust in politics has been corroded by the failure to get Brexit done'. He slams Andrew Neil's BBC interview and claims 'we will have a golden era of prosperity'.

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YouGov: Boris Wins Final Debate 52:48

UPDATE:Further breakdown of public reaction to the debate
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‘Every dirty trick in the BOOK!’ Voters DEMAND Corbyn disclose his leaked documents source

FURIOUS voters have demanded Jeremy Corbyn reveal how he obtained Government documents he claimed proved Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal would lead to customs checks between the UK and Northern Ireland and that he would sell off the NHS in an exclusive poll after the Prime Minister branded the papers “nonsense”.

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Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn clash in final election TV showdown

In front of a primetime Friday night audience on BBC One, the PM is urging the public to back him on Brexit so the country can move on.

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Brexit Party: Election candidate run off the road after death threats from far-left

A BREXIT Party candidate who was sent sick death threats from far left activists was run off the road while campaigning in Doncaster.

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Brexit latest: Brussels DISTANCES itself from Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal

BRUSSELS has repeatedly distanced itself from Boris Johnson’s Brexit trade talks timetable in fresh signs Britain could opt for a no deal.

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6 Days to Go

TORIESUnveiled new campaign posterFought back against Channel 4 doctored racism smearDenied Corbyn’s latest document ‘leak’Preparing for tonight’s final debate Topline(s): We will get Brexit done.LABOURUnveiling of new document claiming Boris’s deal puts a border down the Irish seaReminding their Northern hearlands that Thatcher ‘damaged’ them and Boris will do the same Topline(s): Corbyn will be an ‘honest broker’ in a second referendumLIB DEMFocus on mental health provision, especially in universitiesTopline(s): Boris is running away from scrutinyDo we become Donald Trump’s poodle? Cut throughJohn Major doesn’t back ToriesJohnson vs Corbyn prepare for final debateLatest polls:IpsosMORI: Con: 44% (-) LAB: 32% (+4) LDEM: 13% (-3) BREX: 3% (-)YouGov – Scotland: SNP: 44% (+2) CON: 28% (+6) LAB: 15% (+3) LDEM: 12% (-1)PaddyPower Majority Odds (Previous in Brackets):Tories: 4/11 (2/5)No overall: 12/5 (9/4)Labour: 25/1 (20/1)Lib Dems: 500/1 (250/1)The post 6 Days to Go appeared first on Gui…

Top UK diplomat in the US quits just before election with a blast at Boris Johnson over Brexit

Alexandra Hall Hall, the embassy's 'Brexit counsellor', ended her 33-year foreign service career this week, saying she was not willing to 'peddle half-truths on behalf of a government I do not trust'.

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Former BBC TV Comic Planning to Smear Tories in Fake Canvassing Stunt

Heydon Prowse, best known for his part in the BBC TV series ‘The Revolution Will Be Televised’ is advertising on Facebook to create a fake Conservative campaign in Uxbridge, which will tell voters they want to “sell off” the NHS. Canvassing as another party to smear them is, of course, agaisnt the law…Comments poured in under the post, tagging people keen to help spread the fake news. His former BBC comedy partner Jolyon Rubinstein is also campaigning against the Tories on Twitter. Although he hasn’t proposed what could amount to fraud quite yet…The post Former BBC TV Comic Planning to Smear Tories in Fake Canvassing Stunt appeared first on Guido Fawkes.

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Labour poll: Should Jeremy Corbyn admit how he obtained ‘nonsense’ leaked documents - VOTE

JEREMY CORBYN attempted to turn the tables by presenting a report which claims Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal would lead to customs checks between the UK and Northern Ireland - a claim the Prime Minister has rubbished as “complete nonsense”. But should the Labour leader admit how he obtained the secret document?

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People’s Vote Campaign Ask Electoral Commission to Investigate Themselves

In a 4-dimensional-chess move no one saw coming, the People’s Vote campaign have written to the Electoral Commission asking that they be investigated over apparent dodgy donations.A statement released to the press reads:“The People’s Vote is asking the Electoral Commission to look into possible non-disclosure of donations under the organisation’s previous executive management.The new interim management team, in place since beginning of November, has been conducting a fundamental review of the organisation’s systems, policies and processes.In the course of this review we became extremely concerned donations may not have been declared to the Electoral Commission. We immediately made the Commission aware of this.”Guido understands we are looking at six-figure donations undisclosed. The new People’s Vote regime under new campaign director Stuart Hand is upbeat, saying some 30 staff are toiling in Millbank Tower, that they have had £700,000 in donations since the election was called, at le…

Brexit Party crash riddle: Campaigning Brexiteer ‘run off road by taxi driver’

BREXIT Party candidate Surjit Singh Duhre was run off the road while campaigning in Doncaster just days after receiving death threats, his colleague has claimed - although police said ‘they are not treating the incident as suspicious’ and blamed high winds for blowing over a campaign billboard may have been responsible.

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Remainers Demand Stormzy Boycotts Brand after it Backs Brexit

At Boris’s rally yesterday, (yes, that one), he was handed a scarf saying ‘Get Brexit Done’ from Derbyshire-based knitwear company John Smedley. Naturally, Remainers went absolutely bananas…Immediately, furious FBPEers took to Twitter, disgusted a business might disagree with their economic outlook that more dither and uncertainty with a second referendum is precisely what companies desire.@JohnSmedley Logic says c52% (the country now wants to Remain) of your customers are Remain. Big mistake.— choux2eu Esq. #FBPE #VoteTactically #GTTO (@choux2eu) December 5, 2019John Smedley company just presented Boris Johnson with a Get Brexit Done scarf. Won’t be buying @JohnSmedley for a long time. And believe me, I’ve tons of their stuff. Tory Brexit Enablers.— Monkey (@MonkeyPicks) December 5, 2019The icing on the cake came when remainers spotted the company boasted just two days ago that their pullover had been worn by notable Labour-supporter…