Anyone would think Labour won the election 

The way the Labour party is carrying on today you’d be forgiven for thinking they won the election, they didn’t. They were far short of a majority, yet Jeremy Corbyn is telling the world he won. He thinks he should be leading a majority government. 

Deluded as ever. 

A message to Brexiters 

Tomorrow’s general election is a choice between the Conservatives or Labour. There are no other real choices. 

We are “assured” that Theresa May will ensure Brexit will be delivered in full. Labour has said it will not leave the EU without a deal, no matter what that deal is. 

We don’t know if Labour will have enough seats to form a government, or if they will have to go into coalition with the SNP. If that’s the case, then expect Britain to remain in the single market and customs union. That’s not what we voted for in last year’s referendum. 

UKIP is not strong enough this time round to ensure the Tories deliver a full Brexit. The Lib Dems are nowhere. 

Theresa May is an awful prime minister. She offers nothing to the country. But the alternative is worse. Much worse. If Labour win tomorrow, say goodbye to Brexit. Say goodbye to our armed forces and nuclear deterrent. Say hello to more immigration and debt. And say hello to more terrorists. 

If you want to see Brexit delivered, vote Tory where they can win, or UKIP to draw votes away from Labour. The left wing has been advocating tactical voting, so should the right. 

Put an end finally to the uncertainty of Brexit being delivered and use your vote wisely. If you’re a Brexiter then it’s either the Tories or UKIP. This is the most important election for many years. 

Don’t let the EU fanatics win. 

Labour facing wipeout 

It comes as no surprise to hear of Labour MPs complaining about Theresa May calling a general election for the 8th of June because many of them face losing their seats. 

A number of Labour MPs are in marginal constituencies and the party currently has terrible poll ratings. It also doesn’t help having Jeremy Corbyn as party leader. 

Let’s look at the major reason for this election. May has stated that while the country is coming together, Westminster is not. On a daily basis we hear of some plot to derail Brexit. There’s MP after MP making one demand or another for a second referendum, to remain in the single market and customs union, that we should prioritise the rights of EU citizens living here over the rights of British citizens living there, that we need to stay as close as possible to our European “partners” by having the softest of Brexits, and that there must be some way to stop Brexit. This has been happening ever since the country voted to leave. 

May has finally lost patience with Westminster. Parliament had the chance to stand as one over Brexit, but many MPs thought it best to snipe at the government for the next three years demanding concession after concession. Now they’re terrified of losing their seats. 

Many lefties have moaned about the coronation of May as Conservative party leader and therefore PM, and now she’s giving them the chance to get rid of her. What are they afraid of? They’ve been given their chance. It’s now up to them to accept the challenge and get her out. 

Only, they don’t want that opportunity. Many Labour MPs know they’re going to lose their seats, particularly in areas that voted to leave the EU while they themselves supported remain. Even now, there’s Labour MPs that refuse to accept the referendum result and would happily cancel it. Step forward, Owen Smith. 

This election is going to be a defining moment in Britain’s history. We could witness the total destruction of the Labour party this year. Thoroughly deserved of course. This party ignores the very reason for its foundation. It ignores the very people it’s supposed to represent. If it gets slaughtered on the 8th of June it only has itself to blame. 

And I for one will be glad to see it take a hammering. I’m fed up of its moaning and whining about Brexit. I’m sick of listening to Labour MPs go on about how I didn’t know what I was voting for. I’ve had enough of them telling me I’m a knuckle dragging racist and xenophobe. And I’m angry they think I’m a thick as two planks because I had the audacity to vote against their EU superstate ideals. 

Goodbye Labour. It wasn’t nice knowing you. 

Labour sells out to the EU

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Labour has announced it will campaign to stay in the EU, regardless of the outcome of David Cameron’s negotiations.

Leader Jeremy Corbyn and Shadow Foreign Secretary Hillary Benn have stated they will commit to EU membership no matter what Cameron negotiates, but will try to reverse anything he agrees if they win the general election in 2020.

That’s a big assumption. Labour is willing to accept any changes such as repealing workers’ rights, in the hope of winning in 2020 and reversing these changes. If Labour doesn’t win, they will be partly responsible for the rights of workers being diminished.

Simply put, Labour is willing to accept everything about the EU as long as Britain is a part of it. Sounds a bit like Ted Heath’s approach.

And another thing.

Labour knows full well that EU membership has brought a flood of foreign workers to Britain which has limited employment opportunities to Britons, and driven down wages. Not only that, public services have been decimated because of the increased demands placed on them.

Same old Labour. Putting big government before the best interests of the people. No wonder it can’t win an election.

Labour saves Cameron’s skin

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A vote took place in the Commons today governing the rules on Whitehall activity 28 days before the EU referendum, and with David Cameron facing a Tory rebellion on the matter, who should come riding to his rescue, the Labour party.

The issue was about scrapping “purdah”, the traditional period where Whitehall is supposed to remain neutral in the last 28 days prior to an election or referendum.

There was a total of 97 MPs who voted against the government, including 27 Tories, a few Labour, SNP, the UKIP member, and some DUP.

But the real shock was the abstention of Labour. Alex Salmond of the SNP said:

“Labour have yet again chosen to abstain on a key vote – they need to find a backbone and become an effective opposition in parliament,”

He’s right. In such a crucial issue, Labour chose to opt out, and allowed Cameron to win the vote in what could have been a major defeat. What’s the point of being in opposition if you’re not going to oppose? Even if Labour agreed with the Tories they should have voted with them. Instead, leaderless and weak, Labour showed no stomach for a fight.

So there we have it. The Whitehall machinery will be allowed to pump out pro-EU propaganda on behalf of Cameron right up to polling day.

Labour is having a “bonfire of the policies”

The Labour party it seems is getting rid of a whole host of policies on which it based its 2015 general election campaign.

A number of leadership candidates are now disowning these policies which led Labour to electoral disaster.

Pity no one in the party thought to take a match to these policies a few months ago.

SNP think they’re the real opposition to the Tories

Angus Robertson, the SNP’s Westminster leader, thinks they’re the real opposition to the Tories in Westminster.

Someone needs to teach him how to count. There’s 331 Tories in control, with 232 Labour MPs on the opposition benches. The SNP have 56. If these 56 are going to be the main opposition, David Cameron shouldn’t have much to worry about.

Cut Scottish representation in the Commons

Prior to the creation of the Scottish parliament, Scotland would send 72 MPs to Westminster. Post-creation of the Scottish parliament it is now 59 but devolution brought with it 129 Members of the Scottish Parliament. This means that Scotland now has 188 representatives in both parliaments for its 5.3 million people.

The population of England is around 54 million, and has 530 MPs, therefore the ratio of population for England and Scotland is around 10:1. One would think representation at Westminster should be at the same ratio, meaning Scotland’s representation should be 53.

Now factor in devolution.

Scotland is considered to be at least 60% self-governing, which means it should only be allocated around 22 seats in the Commons. When the Smith Commission proposals are introduced, this should be cut further.

The Labour party were never interested in cutting the Scottish numbers while Scotland was returning large numbers of Labour MPs to Westminster. The General Election in 2010 produced 41 Labour MPs from Scotland. The Conservatives were terrified of making cuts because of the Scottish independence threat. It all means that Scotland is punching far beyond its weight.

This has to change. In a modern democracy, fairness has to be the ruler. Once the Smith Commission proposals come into effect, and, provided no further powers are devolved, Scotland should be allocated no more than 20 seats in Westminster.