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Who is going to win?

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mrsmopp Sat 03-Jun-17 10:57:50

It's a cliff hanger isn't it? It began with predictions of a Tory landslide. But now the gap is narrowing substantially and it's beginning to look like neck and neck. We could end up with a hung parliament.
Less than a week to go, so what are your predictions?

Alima Sat 03-Jun-17 11:05:51

That I may emigrate if the wrong ones get in.

Jane10 Sat 03-Jun-17 11:16:42

The EU will win if we don't have a well supported and strong government.

LadyGracie Sat 03-Jun-17 11:21:48

Lord help us if the wrong one gets in!

M0nica Sat 03-Jun-17 11:33:06

To be honest this election is so boring and what is on offer from all political parties is so dire I really don't give a toss.

I have, as they say, a previous engagement on June 8th so once I have voted I will have better things to do until late on the 9th June than take any interest in this dreary election. Hopefully by the time I do surface into the real world again, it will all be done and dusted and much of the media will have moved on.

Charleygirl Sat 03-Jun-17 11:33:16

Dare I say it but neither is fit.

Anniebach Sat 03-Jun-17 11:36:55

For the first time, I really don't care, both will be a disaster . My one hope is the decent labour MP's hold their seats ,

cornergran Sat 03-Jun-17 12:20:09

Agree, charley.

MawBroon Sat 03-Jun-17 12:25:01

Perhaps it is because each faction seems more bent on demonising the other rather than offering a positive view of the future, but I too feel increasing dread whichever way it goes.
As I suggested when I started another thread, TM may have seriously miscalculated when she called this election as attention is being diverted from other urgent issues. But no amount of mudslinging will benefit any of us, as with the EU referendum and the Scottish referendum, all this "choosing" will not make us one whit better off.
I find it all profoundly depressing.

ninathenana Sat 03-Jun-17 13:57:37

I'm with you there charleygirl

varian Sat 03-Jun-17 14:24:54

The Theresa May party will win. The whole country will lose for the foreseeable future. The best way to avoid the worst of the damage is to elect the maximum number of Liberal Democrats and hope that May's majority is reduced.

Luckygirl Sat 03-Jun-17 14:34:57

I do think that TM will win - note I say TM rather than her party. This is very personal - her whole approach has been about her rather than her party.

Her arrogance in openly stating that she is calling the election to firm up her base before the Brexit negotiations (i.e. she has not even countenanced the idea that she might lose) is only beaten by DC's referendum - it never entered his arrogant head that it might not go his way. What a pair!

However, hopefully some of the results will clip TM's wings a bit.

whitewave Sat 03-Jun-17 14:51:24

Blimey!! Ipsos have put Corbyn ahead of Maybot!!!! I don't dare believe it though.

Apparently 1/4 million younger people registered before the deadline and they are the ones largely to vote for Corbyn. I would be deletions with a hung parliament, but I she'll be hysterical with a Corbyn win.

whitewave Sat 03-Jun-17 14:53:40

Delirious! Shall!! I really ought to read the post before whizzing it off..

Ana Sat 03-Jun-17 15:03:42

Is there much difference, really? Why would you be delirious (acutely disturbed state of mind) or hysterical (affected by uncontrolled emotion).

Oh well, 'twas ever thus...

Tizliz Sat 03-Jun-17 15:08:48

When did this fashion of slagging off the opposition rather than putting forward your best side start?

I agree with charleygirl no side seems fit for purpose

Ana Sat 03-Jun-17 15:12:22

Just looked at the Ipsos Mori poll - June 1 it had Cons 45% Lab 40%.

Where are you getting your information from, whitewave?

Ana Sat 03-Jun-17 19:17:23

Still wondering where whitewave's information came from, but I expect I'll never know.

rosesarered Sat 03-Jun-17 22:17:36

It doesn't fit with the polls I have just looked at.Mind you, polls being often wrong anything could happen.Perhaps the SNP will be ruling us after all! shock

Jane10 Sun 04-Jun-17 11:09:35

God forbid!

Anniebach Sun 04-Jun-17 11:22:32

Noooooo thank you. This forum could give the happiest of people depression

norose4 Sun 04-Jun-17 11:34:23

Strange Luckygirl that you are calling TM arrogant for calling a general election, nobody is that stupid or arrogant, I think she wants to go into Brexit with the support of the electorate & if not can bow out to whoever is elected that way she cannot br critisized for taking us out of Europe without the country's support for her ( and you can be sure that would have happened) after all she was not PM when we had the referendum damned if you do , dammned if you don't.

Granny23 Sun 04-Jun-17 11:36:34

Roses Given that the Tories have not polled a majority in Scotland since just after WW2, I think it would be poetic justice if the SNP held the balance of power in Westminster. During the last Parliament they have been the 3rd largest party and the only effective opposition, challenging government policies at every opportunity, while Labour failed to turn up, abstained or voted with the Tories.

Anniebach Sun 04-Jun-17 11:37:46

Well said norose

norose4 Sun 04-Jun-17 11:44:09

Thank you Annibach