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Forum: Politics Yesterday, 22:52
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Posted By wizzywick
They're equal proportionately. But of course,...

They're equal proportionately. But of course, England not having a devolved parliament and it's own voice leaves it slightly under represented compared to the devolved nations.

The funny thing is,...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 22:42
Replies: 82
Views: 1,390
Posted By wizzywick
Let's leave it there. We are on different...

Let's leave it there. We are on different spectrums and neither of us are going to convince the other, but I will say one final thing on the subject and then I'm off to bed:

There's a huge...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 22:37
Replies: 82
Views: 1,390
Posted By wizzywick
Well, yes. They will have around 270-300 seats...

Well, yes. They will have around 270-300 seats across the whole of England, or does that not count?
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 22:32
Replies: 82
Views: 1,390
Posted By wizzywick
I'm not saying that at all. I'm saying in...

I'm not saying that at all. I'm saying in simplistic terms, that as far as slanging matches regarding SNP vs Tory votes, it's tit-for-tat from both parties.

How I regard the votes is irrelevant. I...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 22:26
Replies: 82
Views: 1,390
Posted By wizzywick
So, a quick question: Why are the SNP happy to...

So, a quick question: Why are the SNP happy to have the Tories as partners in Holyrood yet feel unable to do so at Westminster?
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 22:17
Replies: 82
Views: 1,390
Posted By wizzywick
Which is partly why they were given devolved...

Which is partly why they were given devolved parliaments.
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 22:12
Replies: 82
Views: 1,390
Posted By wizzywick
I think we should agree to disagree. Especially...

I think we should agree to disagree. Especially as you've just called me illegitimate. :confused::D
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 22:03
Replies: 82
Views: 1,390
Posted By wizzywick
So, again, I say, the SNP complain that the...

So, again, I say, the SNP complain that the "Tories discredit their vote" but because The Scots don't like the Tories, the SNP have already "discredited the Tory Vote". You can't moan about a certain...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 21:28
Replies: 82
Views: 1,390
Posted By wizzywick
Yes, I'm fully aware. But Labour also have a...

Yes, I'm fully aware.

But Labour also have a shortfall and the point I make is that the SNP have basically discredited the Tory vote in England so therefore it is surprising to learn that SNP voters...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 21:21
Replies: 82
Views: 1,390
Posted By wizzywick
But, they didn't at all say anything about the...

But, they didn't at all say anything about the Scots. We need to make that clear. Not once were the Scottish people slagged off. Only the situation with the SNP was criticised.

Of course, those...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 21:10
Replies: 82
Views: 1,390
Posted By wizzywick
Come on, everyones at it. You expect the English...

Come on, everyones at it. You expect the English to accept the SNP in Westminster holding the balance of power, yet the SNP are refusing to accept the English vote of Tories forming the...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 21:06
Replies: 82
Views: 1,390
Posted By wizzywick
They didn't criticise the Scots. The language...

They didn't criticise the Scots. The language used was "to have a Nationalist Party holding the balance of power in Westminster could be the biggest constitutional crisis in our lifetime, and...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 19:49
Replies: 82
Views: 1,390
Posted By wizzywick
I know what politicians are like - I'm not that...

I know what politicians are like - I'm not that naive. I'm 47 years old so have lived through several election campaigns. I'm a person who is largely set in my ways, a traditionalist, and big changes...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 19:35
Replies: 82
Views: 1,390
Posted By wizzywick
Oh, those proposals! If I'm honest I think much...

Oh, those proposals! If I'm honest I think much of that was disappointment and anger at how poorly the Tories were doing. Sometimes I act like a twunt and my viewpoint becomes lost amongst drivel. Of...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 19:20
Replies: 82
Views: 1,390
Posted By wizzywick
Which proposal are you referring to?

Which proposal are you referring to?
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 19:17
Replies: 38
Views: 1,103
Posted By wizzywick
Chances are Labour may not win an outright...

Chances are Labour may not win an outright majority ever again too. The Labour Party possibly were in the right place at the right time in 1997 because from 2005 onwards all parties share of the vote...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 19:02
Replies: 1,095
Views: 36,832
Posted By wizzywick
What happens if one of the Governing parties MP's...

What happens if one of the Governing parties MP's dies and the Government and opposition are dead level? Especially if the by-election is lost for the Government. All this scrimping and scraping is...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 18:43
Replies: 82
Views: 1,390
Posted By wizzywick
The SNP is a Nationalist Party - intent on...

The SNP is a Nationalist Party - intent on breaking up the UK. The Tories have not, once, slagged the Scots off, nor disrespected their vote. It is an ideaological interpretation to suggest a poor...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 18:02
Replies: 38
Views: 1,103
Posted By wizzywick
Whilst I agree that it would be unlikely that a...

Whilst I agree that it would be unlikely that a second GE will be held this year (although I still wouldn't rule it out in the next 18 months), the SNP have their goal in creating a majority Holyrood...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 17:52
Replies: 15
Views: 320
Posted By wizzywick
Cameron - Not sure. I still think Theresa May...

Cameron - Not sure. I still think Theresa May would be a bold choice.
Clegg - Not sure. Isn't Cable now a bit old?
Milliband - Alan Johnson: yes, yes, yes. A true gent and knowledgeable enough to...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 16:50
Replies: 38
Views: 1,103
Posted By wizzywick
i can see the Murdoch press (and all right wing...

i can see the Murdoch press (and all right wing press) continuing their support the Tories because they will be very vocal in trying to get the right leader and once their poll ratings improve and...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 16:25
Replies: 24
Views: 499
Posted By wizzywick
OOOOO! nice move. Very politician like there!

OOOOO! nice move. Very politician like there!
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 16:19
Replies: 24
Views: 499
Posted By wizzywick
I'll start the maturity ball rolling! I'll make a...

I'll start the maturity ball rolling! I'll make a pact with you. If we do end up with a minority Labour Government with SNP support, and it turns out to be OK and better than I imagined it to be,...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 16:09
Replies: 24
Views: 499
Posted By wizzywick
Yes it is very interesting and very much suggests...

Yes it is very interesting and very much suggests it aint over until it's over. If the Tories get 294 seats and the LD's get 30 (as suggested in the article), with DUP and UKIP voting in favour of...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 15:37
Replies: 218
Views: 4,282
Posted By wizzywick
I actually really liked David Miliband. He always...

I actually really liked David Miliband. He always came across as a natural, personable bloke. I also think he would be virtually heading for a majority because most of the front benchers, like Ed...
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