The next UK Prime minister

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The next UK Prime minister

Postby The Prof » 22 Mar 2019, 10:57

Just for a bit of fun. You can go for the bookies favourite or not.

Who would you...

a) Like to see?

b) Think it will be?

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Re: The next UK Prime minister

Postby Geezee » 22 Mar 2019, 13:13

Jeremy Corbyn, notwithstanding his unforgivable stance on Brexit.
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Re: The next UK Prime minister

Postby Fonz » 22 Mar 2019, 14:26

Jacob Rees-Mogg.


Make Britain strong again
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Re: The next UK Prime minister

Postby Deebank » 22 Mar 2019, 14:57

Fonz wrote:Jacob Rees-Mogg.


Make Britain strong again


:lol:

You are joking, right? :?
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Re: The next UK Prime minister

Postby Neil Jung » 22 Mar 2019, 15:08

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Re: The next UK Prime minister

Postby The Prof » 22 Mar 2019, 15:14

I think Corbyn is toxic to too many people, unfortunately (though he is leading a Sky poll).

The Venn diagram Keir Starmer fits into does seems to cover the policies on the last Labour manifesto that proved popular and he'd have support from all areas of the party (I think)

I just can't imagine Raab or Hunt or Gove or Javid but it does seem more likely at this point.

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Re: The next UK Prime minister

Postby Darkness_Fish » 22 Mar 2019, 15:42

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Re: The next UK Prime minister

Postby The Modernist » 22 Mar 2019, 15:54

Neil Jung wrote:Caroline Lucas


You'd like to see someone capable, intelligent, socially and environmentally minded, and forward thinking get it?
Crazy stuff!! That's never going to happen! ;)

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Postby WG Kaspar » 22 Mar 2019, 16:19

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Re: The next UK Prime minister

Postby yomptepi » 22 Mar 2019, 17:11

Geezee wrote:Jeremy Corbyn, notwithstanding his unforgivable stance on Brexit.


He is more likely to appear on Gardeners question time than outside number 10. Corbyn is a poor , desperate, demented old fool. Only his supporters are more stupid.
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Re: The next UK Prime minister

Postby Toby » 22 Mar 2019, 17:23

Caroline Lucas is beholden to no-one but her constituents and can pretty much say what she wants on any policy.

Plus her party are a one policy party.

So not a good choice then.

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Re: The next UK Prime minister

Postby Fonz » 22 Mar 2019, 18:23

Deebank wrote:
Fonz wrote:Jacob Rees-Mogg.


Make Britain strong again


:lol:

You are joking, right? :?


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Re: The next UK Prime minister

Postby borofan » 22 Mar 2019, 18:41

The Modernist wrote:
Neil Jung wrote:Caroline Lucas


You'd like to see someone capable, intelligent, socially and environmentally minded, and forward thinking get it?
Crazy stuff!! That's never going to happen! ;)

Certainly won't happen. This isn't New Zealand.
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Postby JQW » 22 Mar 2019, 22:56

Ken Clarke as acting Prime Minister to tide us through the mess once Article 50 gets withdrawn.
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Re: The next UK Prime minister

Postby GoogaMooga » 23 Mar 2019, 01:49

Darkness_Fish wrote:Donald Tusk


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Re: The next UK Prime minister

Postby Powehi » 23 Mar 2019, 09:13

yomptepi wrote:
Geezee wrote:Jeremy Corbyn, notwithstanding his unforgivable stance on Brexit.


He is more likely to appear on Gardeners question time than outside number 10. Corbyn is a poor , desperate, demented old fool. Only his supporters are more stupid.


Doubt he'd even cut the mustard on GQT.

To do that, he'd first have to break the habit of a lifetime, grasp the nettle and be prepared to answer some thorny questions

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Re: The next UK Prime minister

Postby Powehi » 23 Mar 2019, 09:22

As to possible PMs

Short term

With May likely to go any time now and there being zero chance of to the Tories calling an election, think there's a desperate need for someone with more credibility/a higher profile than TM's de facto deputy, David Liddington to take charge.

Would it not make sense for the Tories to turn to someone with more cross-party appeal and seen as being a "safe pair of hands" like -say - Ken Clarke to lead the country through what is likely to be a pretty turbulent few weeks and months

Long term

If they want to stop a fatal fragmentation and stand any chance of getting into Government any time soon, Labour have got to get rid of Corbyn.

Personally, would like to see the saner, non-Momentum wing of the party unite behind:

David Milliband

Realistically, we will probably end up with:

Tom Watson or Chukka U

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Re: The next UK Prime minister

Postby Deebank » 23 Mar 2019, 11:22

Ken Clarke - zero support in the party.

David Milliband - not an MP, and lost to Ed last time - no support in the party.

Chuckles - not a member of the Labour Party or indeed any party as yet.

Tom Watson - no support in the party - see Owen Smith.
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