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Corbyn as caretaker

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loopyloo Thu 15-Aug-19 07:08:15

What do people think about that?

Calendargirl Thu 15-Aug-19 07:10:26

Crazy idea.

Pantglas1 Thu 15-Aug-19 07:12:39

In which school?

Davidhs Thu 15-Aug-19 07:31:56

It’s a pretty far fetched idea but I don’t see it happening, nor should it. If the PM looses a vote of no confidence AND parliament stops a delayed GE, it is much more logical to call a GE before Oct 31st, so sorry Jeremy.

All options are possible including no Brexit chaos reigns.

Firecracker123 Thu 15-Aug-19 07:47:34

Chaos would certainly be the order of the day if Corbyn was ever in charge lol.

Riverwalk Thu 15-Aug-19 07:58:38

By sitting on the fence for the past three years Corbyn has forfeited any right, not that he's up to it, to take a leading role in governing this country.

What a disappointment he turned out to be - some of us gave him the benefit of the doubt for far too long.

But then again, he was never an EU enthusiast so don't know why I'm disappointed in him, what else could we expect?

varian Thu 15-Aug-19 08:03:15

Brexit will almost certainly result in chaos. Why should the better option of no brexit result in chaos? That is what we have now.

kittylester Thu 15-Aug-19 08:17:53

No, thanks!

Lessismore Thu 15-Aug-19 08:21:09

Yes, a great idea. He clearly is more than capable ( said no one ever)

WadesNan Thu 15-Aug-19 08:21:10

May God protect us !!!

Daisymae Thu 15-Aug-19 08:23:22

He is not allowed to stand up and sell this idea to MPs and the country. How could anyone think that this is a good idea? Except those who weald the power behind the scenes.

Grandad1943 Thu 15-Aug-19 08:52:49

It may well be the only option open to those who wish to stop a "no-deal" scenario coming about.

It was being stated on the BBC news yesterday that the earliest a General Election could be held if it were announced today would be the first of November. By that time if Boris (The Buffoon) Johnson gets his way we may have "crashed out" of the EU simply on the bases that Article fifty and the extension had run its full term.

However, a vote of confidence carried in the House of Commons followed by a temporary government of national unity while Article fifty was extended again could resolve the above problem.

I believe that if Jeremy Corbyn advised that such an MP as Phillip Hammond would be Chancellor with Jo Swinson as Home secretary that combination could form the basis of a very good temporary administration.

The above would only be in existence while Article fifty was extended and perhaps a firm commitment drawn up to a General Election followed by a second referendum if it was felt that was still required.

What is there to lose in the above?

Anyway, I am off to the office for a few hours (hopefully), I will look back in on this thread with interest when I get back.

merlotgran Thu 15-Aug-19 08:57:56

What is there to lose in the above?


jura2 Thu 15-Aug-19 09:01:44

Sorry Grandad - but you just do not 'get it' do you- the vast majority of people in this country, just do NOT trust Corbyn, and even more so in such dire circumstances. Totally agree with Riverwalk's words above.

The process needs someone else, more 'neutral' - for it to succeed. JC does not, and will not, command the trust and respect of a large % of the Labour Party- and practically none from outside. It is really essential that you begin to get your head around it I'm afraid.

jura2 Thu 15-Aug-19 09:02:30

Pantglas1- you did make me giggle smile

Liz46 Thu 15-Aug-19 09:03:14

odious little man

Anniebach Thu 15-Aug-19 09:06:44

good grief, no.

jura2 Thu 15-Aug-19 09:07:56

From ITV news- this:


Corbyn seems to be doing his best to gee up enemies and alienate potential allies.

What he could have done - rather than promise other opposition leaders he would be a temporary PM only long enough to secure a Brexit delay to accommodate a general election - was promise he would be a temporary PM long enough to oversee a Brexit referendum.

And only after a referendum would he go to the country in an election.

That might have scared Johnson, reassured EU leaders and persuaded other opposition leaders his priority is to stop a no-deal Brexit.

But what Corbyn has done will leave many scratching their heads about his true motivation.'

indeed - and the wrong way round.

Grannybags Thu 15-Aug-19 09:13:19

No thank you!

Pantglas grin

Grany Thu 15-Aug-19 09:22:51

Lib Dems are refusing to vote with Jeremy Corbyn in a vote of no confidence against Boris Johnson to stop his no-deal Brexit

They are prepared to let the Prime Minister pursue his no-deal Brexit rather than work with the Labour leader
The LibDems who backed all the Tories Austerity measures

Smileless2012 Thu 15-Aug-19 09:26:06

It would be like putting a lunatic in charge of an asylum.

Grany Thu 15-Aug-19 09:32:20

Smileless2012 Don't you know there is a lunatic in charge of asylum this government.

Greens and SNO will back a temporary government to stop no deal Brexit Lib Dems should

Grany Thu 15-Aug-19 09:32:48


GrannyGravy13 Thu 15-Aug-19 09:35:36

No No and thrice No!!!!

RosieLeah Thu 15-Aug-19 09:40:28

I don't think we'd notice much difference...drifting along with no-one at the a state of was just be a different face spouting off..he's as insubstantial as everyone else.

We're in a state of limbo at the moment....waiting for some disaster to happen, so we can put aside Brexit and turn our attention to something else.