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  1. #31
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    Remain was a big winner in the constituency. She is MASSIVELY remain. She is their sitting MP.

    She stands a good chance of retaining her seat.
    I'm looking California

    I'm feeling Minnesota

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sniffer Grouse View Post
    Heidi Allen joins the LibDems.
    And now quits being an MP

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    Citing some pretty unpleasant abuse.
    I'm looking California

    I'm feeling Minnesota

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    The joys of not following the party whip/election promises. She should have jumped ship before the last election if that wasn't her belief. No doubt the pension will ease the pain.

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    Yeah, I think all MPs who don't follow the whip should be threatened with rape and murder.
    )

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    Quote Originally Posted by tredman View Post
    Yeah, I think all MPs who don't follow the whip should be threatened with rape and murder.
    Nor me. Deselection definately.

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    How can you be deselected if you leave the party or go to one more in line with your values?
    Nothing to see here...... can't offend sensitive souls.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Johnny75 View Post
    How can you be deselected if you leave the party or go to one more in line with your values?
    You hold your hands up and say sorry I am misrepresenting the policies of the party you elected me to represent and ask for a bi-election to reconfirm. In base terms you resign ...

  9. #39
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    It's not a very anarchistic line/perspective, to state that members must not deviate from the party line in any way, is it?
    Where was the kaboom? There was supposed to be an earth shattering kaboom!

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    Quote Originally Posted by lemonjelly View Post
    It's not a very anarchistic line/perspective, to state that members must not deviate from the party line in any way, is it?
    It's sort of helpful to represent election manifestos. That way they remain accountable. It eliminates deceit ...

  11. #41
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    We elect Members of Parliament not Parties though. It's a popular misconception that it's the other way round.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony Towner View Post
    We elect Members of Parliament not Parties though. It's a popular misconception that it's the other way round.
    Fine. If those intentions are extoled explicitly during electioneering.

    https://www.spiked-online.com/2019/1...cal-fraudster/

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    They are. As TT says it is a common misconception some people make.

    Citing Spiked isn't helping your case as they are as credible as a watch bought from a guy on a beach in Turkey.
    Nothing to see here...... can't offend sensitive souls.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Johnny75 View Post
    They are. As TT says it is a common misconception some people make.

    Citing Spiked isn't helping your case as they are as credible as a watch bought from a guy on a beach in Turkey.
    I was more interested in the video feed. The bit where she said one thing prior to the election and then did the complete opposite after.

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    Swinson was mince this morning.
    Remember, remember we are doing OK this November .

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