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Dear Conservative Voters,

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Starblaze Sun 15-Dec-19 11:52:26

You won.

Now own it.

Get Brexit done by January 31st, get us a great deal, or no deal and great new trade alliances that positively impact our economy.

Get us our new nurses, our new police, our 40 new hospitals. Ensure the NHS is not sold off.

You won, you own it.

I expect you to see this through. Write to your MP, go protest every time your elected government doesn't fulfill a promise. Sign petitions. Prove to me you wanted what is best for our country. Prove to the government you expect what is best for this country.

Don't just vote for it, fight for it.

The Labour voters will.

Septimia Sun 15-Dec-19 12:13:48

I was delighted that our Labour MP was beaten by a Tory, but mostly because of her and Corbyn, not because I necessarily agree with Tory policies (I didn't agree with the LAbour ones either).

But I do agree with you. We ALL, regardless of political leanings, need to push for all the other important things apart from Brexit to be dealt with effectively. Our MPs shouldn't be allowed to get away with being complacent.

GrannyGravy13 Sun 15-Dec-19 12:21:05

Totally agree ?

Starblaze Sun 15-Dec-19 12:42:38

Democracy doesn't end in the polling station. We have to hold them to account.

Badenkate Sun 15-Dec-19 12:54:54

Thank you Starblaze for putting it so well. I accept the fact that we lost, and we will now come out of the EU. So now I want to see all the benefits that have been promised from the very beginning of the campaign: the flood of real money going into the NHS; increases in the number of police, teachers, emergency workers; the advantageous trade deals with other countries; development of northern industries and infrastructure. I realise this takes time - but I, and all the other losers, will expect to see noticeable developments by the end of next year. It's up to you who have been fighting for Brexit now.

EllanVannin Sun 15-Dec-19 12:58:45

Blimey, give them a chance, they've only been in 5 minutes !

janeainsworth Sun 15-Dec-19 13:00:38

Anyone who thinks Brexit will be ‘done’ on January 31 is sadly deluded.

eazybee Sun 15-Dec-19 13:01:11

It may well be possible to do the things you demand, Starblaze, (funny, not heard that name before) because everything the elected government attempts to do now will not be thwarted by a group of renegade MPs , ostensibly in the interests of 'the people.'
Well, the people have spoken, and it was not quite the message you were expecting.

Starblaze Sun 15-Dec-19 13:09:16

Very strange that anyone would cast aspergions on me rather than fight for what they voted for. I've been around.

Ginny42 Sun 15-Dec-19 13:13:29

They'll have to get a shift on if it's going to materialise in a reasonable timescale. When are the new recruits, e.g. to the police and NHS going to begin their training? Even BJ can't magic them up out of nowhere. Promising large numbers of personnel who need extensive training is irresponsible, because people have been influenced by these promises and are expecting to see improvement.

So what is a reasonable timescale, or is the plan to get people out of retirement/ recruit from overseas?

Dinahmo Sun 15-Dec-19 13:14:37

Totally agree with you Starblaze and I hope that the opposition (all parties) will hold the new government to account.

Starblaze Sun 15-Dec-19 13:15:19

Whatever timescales the conservatives have given are what I would expect. If they haven't given them then it's reasonable to remind them they ought to set one.

phoenix Sun 15-Dec-19 13:18:28

Plus ca change, plus c'est le meme chose. (Or something like that, please excuse my French)

trisher Sun 15-Dec-19 13:19:48

I seriously expect to see the 50.000 new nurses, that was actually only 39000, be subjected to some serious creative accounting, at the end of which we might get 500!

notanan2 Sun 15-Dec-19 13:20:47

The polls have now been analysed and apparently most people in marginal seats dis not vote for Boris, rather they voted against Momentum

inkcog Sun 15-Dec-19 13:23:12

well sad janea. But then people love a 3 word soundbite.

Summerlove Sun 15-Dec-19 13:24:00

I find it funny that when people actually want their Govt to follow through on promises they are accused of “not giving enough time” and to “hold their horses” (paraphrased). Why make excuses already instead of agreeing that “yes we should push them to fulfill their promises”. It’s like even supporters know it will never happen

Starblaze Sun 15-Dec-19 13:24:57

I'm not sure it's going to happen either, I can't imagine a majority of MPs wanting to get into bed with Trump for example

MerylStreep Sun 15-Dec-19 13:26:59

As someone who voted to leave but only 'lent' my vote to Boris I will be watching very carefully.

sarahellenwhitney Sun 15-Dec-19 13:31:26

Whatever.It got resultsgrin which is what counts.

Starblaze Sun 15-Dec-19 13:35:42

Summerlove!!! Have all my agreement

Smileless2012 Sun 15-Dec-19 14:25:05

IMO every one who didn't vote Labour has demonstrated they wanted what was best for the country, be keeping JC out of number 10.

POGS Sun 15-Dec-19 14:45:22

janeainsworth Sun 15-Dec-19 13:00:38
Anyone who thinks Brexit will be ‘done’ on January 31 is sadly deluded'

There is a problem with what an individuals perception of what constitutes 'getting Brexit done by January 31st' means.

It looks likely the UK will have left the European Union on or before January 31st. The UK will have ' Brexited', it will be done.

If an individual does not understand there is to be a ' transition period ' and expects it to be all done and dusted then yes they are ' deluded'.

If however an individual understands what a ' transition period ' means then they are not delusional but acknowledge we ' will' have left the European Union/Brexited as a fact but what follows is agreeing a Trade Agreement which will be an enormous task. It will come down to the game of playing politics over economics most probably .

Starblaze Sun 15-Dec-19 14:46:46

If only 18 to 24 year old had voted, there wouldn't be a single solitary Conservative MP. The generation that is the future of this country know what they want and we will have a left government. It is only a matter of time.

notanan2 Sun 15-Dec-19 14:49:09

People keep assuming that non voters would have voted labour. Just like Remainers assuming that the non voters in the referendum would have voted remain.

Same for the assumption that young pre-voting age teens would want you to vote labour on their behalf.

All are wrong.