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Should Theresa May Resign or Remain?

Theresa May is scrambling to rebuild her government as a survey revealed almost two thirds of the party faithful want her to resign over the election disaster.

It is said that when Theresa May realised the extent of the unfolding disaster in the early hours of Friday morning her first instinct was to resign.  Instead, as she seems to have done so often, she allowed those around her to talk her to stay.

Apparently, Boris Johnson has been pressed by five other members of the cabinet to oust Theresa May as prime minister as the Tory party descended into a new civil war.

Theresa May’s plan for a loose alliance with the Democratic Unionists to prop up her government was thrown into confusion last night after the Northern Ireland party contradicted a No 10 announcement that a deal had been reached.

The Northern Irish party’s positions on issues including abortion, gay rights and climate change have led many to condemn Mrs May for allying herself with it.

In the meantime the country is left in a state of turmoil. Before the election she had a 20 point lead and now, after what seems like a totally unnecessary and disastrous election, not only for her but for all of us, we are in a weakened position especially because the Brexit negotiations begin in 8 days.

What are your views? Should she stay or go? Who is best served to take her place if she goes? How do you feel about an alliance with the DUP?

Should Theresa May Resign or Remain?

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blackbeard
23rd Aug 2018
1
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Progress on Brexit has been too slow and very indecisive. Austerity has dragged on long enough. If Mrs May stays in power we won't have any council's, Police, Fire, Paramedics, NHS, Armed Forces. Public services in all areas are being cut to fund fat cats in Parliament, we don't see them struggling to pay daily bills. Mrs May should do the decent thing and resign
BrendonF
19th Jul 2017
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Teresa has more to offer than her last election result.
Dogsb0dy
11th Jul 2017
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She should remain with the total backing of her Party to see this job through to the bitter end. Fact is we have no strong leaders in Politics in the UK today. The opposition Party ? - Well, remember the last time disastrous Labour were in power. We have suffered years of austerity because of their 'give it all away' policies and overspending. They spent all the money and we have all suffered since.
gr8nutcase
3rd Jul 2017
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I feel she is not happy as PM and wants out. Why in heavens name did she call a General Election at such a bad time. My only worry is that we do not want Marxist Corbyn in Power. I can't think of anyone else suitable. God forbid if it was Michael Gove I can't believe he was let back into Government after ruining Education when he was Minister and hisstab in the back to Boris Johnson, but I feel he is after the PM's job.
blackbeard
2nd Jul 2017
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I used to like Mrs May. But now I wonder whether or not she a true leader. I feel the the latter is coming to the fore

I think she should consider a leadership contest and let someone in who leads and is prepared to make use of the experienced staff in the cabinet and in The House

I'd like to see Mrs May succeed, but now I am sure there little chance of that. She has overstepped so many marks she is on a slipperly slope
NickO1
27th Jun 2017
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Her election campaign was arrogant and insensitive. Then she compounded it by an even worse response to the inferno. The only reason she remains is no one is brave enough to take her place
JimH3
27th Jun 2017
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Theresa May took £1,000,000,000 of our money from funding your services and gave it to the DUP to prop up HER government. She Should Go Now!
linj
27th Jun 2017
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Can anyone tell me why Corbyn, McDonell and Watson went to Glastonbury? Silly men trying to look hip and down with the youngsters but all they did was spout marxists properganda.
[deleted]
27th Jun 2017
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linj
27th Jun 2017
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Could'nt agree more scandiman, Glastonbury is for music, fun and enjoyment. The three stooges need to keep their political opinions for their biased rally's or the Houses of Parliament. If the young have to suffer another labour government They will soon change their minds.
Anniwstg
26th Jun 2017
7
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She went to the country on a manifesto that no longer exists so she go back to the country on her new one. (If that exist) She has also put the GFA at risk which is unforgivable.
leighpipkin
26th Jun 2017
2
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I love Treeza May because she's the second best thing to happen to the Labour party.
TomD1
26th Jun 2017
8
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I think she should remain and face the consequences of her mistakes, but I suspect that is impossible. Let's face it, none of her ministers are looking to put their neck on the block at this time, well no one with serious political ambitions anyway.
It seems fairly certain that whatever power she held over certain high profile people, (the missing paedophile report), has now diminished, in that so many others who cannot be bullied are now against her.
With several breaches of both law and electoral law now being either investigated or already proven, both personal to her and party wide, (the most recent being the Ruth Davidson in army uniform scandal), she is way beyond being on thin ice.
It's just a matter of time before this comes to an abrupt end, and it seems certain that Labour will form the next government; it's really a question of whether Tory m.p.'s offer part support for a Labour minority, or whether they risk going back to the polls, where they face almost certain defeat, and many will lose their seats.
The mistake in calling the election was a strange one. People who actually investigate and seek the truth, rather than just accept what is told to them by bias press barons, and sadly by the seriously pro Conservative BBC, already knew of Labour's policies, but the press had buried them, and had restricted their reporting to character assasinations.
The election brough publication of the very popular Labour manifesto, and allowed Corbyn to show himself to the public for almost the first time. They saw an honest and sincere man, and a man of integrity, and even though his politics might not be agreed with, he was not the man he'd been painted to be. The media lost it's own credibility, and it was just a matter of time before the majority of the population became aware.
What comes next? Well let's hope it's a general election, then we can be sure that the Brexit negotiations will at last be in safe hands.
[deleted]
25th Jun 2017
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AngelaF4
26th Jun 2017
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It was a global financial crash caused by greedy banks not the Labour government. It would have happened no matter which party was in government. At least Iceland jailed their bankers.
Hpsj
23rd Jun 2017
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I do not believe Teresa May is listening to the people of Britain, especially those who are vulnerable in society, and the average working women/man. I feel she represents people who have status and is looking out for their own best interests. If she wants to understand the general public I suggests she starts to really listen and not do what she has been listening to do far.......selective hearing and to NOT bow down to the EU.......show some real backbone and do the right by the people of YOUR country! BRITAIN!!!
latin
25th Jun 2017
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Who does listen? There is no money left we are broke , remember Labours note when they left office "sorry no money left".
This is the long and short of it . We are stretched to capacity and no cash so who will make a difference?
Listening isn't the answer!
You can promise the earth if you aren't in power!
SidoniaS
26th Jun 2017
4
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The UK cannot go bankrupt as we have a sovereign currency. Read up about economics before writing hysterical things. We can never run out of money as the Government is able to print it when it needs it, how do you think the money was found to bail out the banks. We are the 6th richest nation in the world. We have plant of money, austerity is a fraud to rid us of the welfare state. The money you claim we don't have is sitting in offshore bank accounts.
Boriginal
23rd Jun 2017
4
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She was foolish to call a general election. Now that our political situation is in turmoil, why cannot all parties get together to get the most suitable Brexit deal? In Europe we are a laughing stock and are becoming a third world country. I still believe we should stay in the EU, but the people have voted otherwise and the sooner we can get a deal the better.
latin
25th Jun 2017
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Can you imagine remainerscworking with leavers?
It's not going to happen as nothing will happen . No the EU aren't laughing but they are rubbing their hands as they think we have been weakens and they can keep their sticky fingers in our purse and our boarders wide open!
Nogreyhair4ME
23rd Jun 2017
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I think mistakes were made with the manifesto particularly regarding the costing of social care. It was probably naive to think that people would accept this at face value without a consultation being carried out and a cap being decided that would be acceptable to those people being told that their care costs would have to come out of homes they might be intending to leave to their children, esp. those that have been unable to buy one themselves due to high deposit costs. I am single without children or a partner but this is still what I think.

Having said this I still think she should be given a chance to sort things out.

It's not going to be a breeze sorting out Brexit so I think we should all support our prime minister in her attempts to reach deals with a lot of very difficult and challenging people.
Roof Top Crow
17th Jun 2017
8
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It is now very clear that she cannot stay as Prime Minister. All of the right wing press are running articles on the failure of Theresa May. The leader in today's Times is very clear, she must go. She has no support from her Cabinet or the Conservative Party and it seems the rank and file of Tory party members do not support her either.

In public, there are demonstrations on the street blaming the government she leads for the Grenfell Tower fire. The political channels on the tv and radio are discussing when she will step aside and a quick glance at the news services on social media are all asking the same thing “when is she going to step aside”

Meanwhile, the agreement with the dreadful DUP seems to be falling apart and David Davis is meant to be starting our EU departure negotiations on Monday, and so far he does not have an agreed brief from Theresa May or her cabinet.
Lionel
18th Jun 2017
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With Corbyn and McDonnell inciting insurrection, the consequences of which will be worse than the '70's, and no outstanding leadership material on the Tory front bench ... what would you suggest?

It's very easy for people hovering around the Westminster Bubble to make pronouncements but far more difficult for them to gain the confidence of the people at large.

Given I'm not a political animal, just the thought of Corbyn and McDonnell in power frightens me, far more than Brexit ever did.

Rooftop, before you espouse the demise of May, give a thought to the alternatives. I think, after a few seconds of thought, you'll agree, better the devil one knows, because Corbyn/McDonnell are self confessed Marxists. They will destroy this nation and that includes your life's work and mine.

Remember 98% tax on unearned income? Thought so.
Roof Top Crow
19th Jun 2017
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I am not aware that Corbyn and McDonnell have incited insurrection. I know the Daily Mail ran 9 pages of character assassination about Corbyn prior to the last election. Interestingly, when this failed they filled their poisonous pages with articles about Lady Di. Always a money spinner for them.

The 2nd part of your question is really about money and how a Labour government would act and manage UK finances. The press would have us believe that the Labour Party have been the biggest borrowers and paid down less of our national debt since 1945.

Like most people, I believed this to be true, but just to be sure I clicked on the website of Richard Murphy. You have probably seen him on the TV, heard him on the radio and read his articles in the right wing press.

I was wrong, it turns out that Conservative Party governments have been the biggest borrowers and repaid less of the national debt in the past 70 years. Labour Party governments have borrowed less and paid back more of the national debt in the past 70 years.

Or, to put it another way, the Conservatives are the party of high UK borrowing and low debt repayment contrary to all popular belief.
Josephchadwick66
16th Jun 2017
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I feel the PM should stay and sort this all out.
The turn of events over the past four weeks as been dreadful for all the families concerned which have suffered in the recent atrocities and this terrible fire. Al our hearts go out to the families and friends of these disasters. God bless them all.
This PM as had to deal with more than any other in recent history and because she part of the sitting government they have to deal with it, one day a time. But show empathy with the survivors ,families and friends..
What's the alternative?
She's a strong woman Who's in a no win situation.
We needs the political parties to stop point scoring .
SovereignInventory
16th Jun 2017
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I'm sorry but I disagree that she is a strong woman in a no win position. She's just had an election where she was in a strong position but blkew it and put herself in a worse, powerless position - that was her decision. Strong and stable was the mantra - I think not.
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16th Jun 2017
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SovereignInventory
16th Jun 2017
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Well said - could not agree more. We as a country seem to have gone from being 'do-ers' to being form fillers, box tickers, steering groups, committees, bean counters, etc ...
Lionel
16th Jun 2017
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You're absolutely right, scandiman. Only a fool would think otherwise, unless he were a politician!
RobertB9
18th Jun 2017
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I wonder what fire detection methods are employed in Canary Whafr and The Shard? Probably the best because they're privately owned, whereas Grenfell is public housing. Either way, the very best should be installed, but as usual in modern UK, money rules. Now, we have politicians running around in a flap, promising inquiries and 'lessons' being learned.
Pathetic.
Wilf
18th Jun 2017
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It is Pathetic-I saw Phillip Hammond on BBC with Andrew Marr this morning. He could not answer one question just kept saying the Public Enquiry will sort it. Dont these politicians know they are useless leaders-all of them. Come back Winston Churchill & Lord Nelson and save the UK
SovereignInventory
18th Jun 2017
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Well said Sir. Totally agree.
SovereignInventory
18th Jun 2017
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Yes Wilf, I saw the same interview and could not believe that Hammond cannot see what is blatantly obvious to anyone with an ounce of common sense. This man is in charge of the Country's finances for God's sake !
Wilf
18th Jun 2017
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How can we let these people run the country. If just one politician was to say exactly the response he/she should say they would be on a winner with the public. "Do you think sprinkler systems should be fitted in all flats?" " he should have said-"yes of course and we will sort it by the end of the year"....not "we will wait and see what the enquiry says"????
Munsterlander
16th Jun 2017
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Stay and sort the country out-we have nobody else fit to do it.
SovereignInventory
16th Jun 2017
2
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It seems that Mrs May is a 'marmite figure' and there a number of people who support her and a larger number who dislike her. I think her visit to the Grenfell Tower Block yesterday and not bothering to speak to survivors and local residents speaks volumes for her as a Prime Minister and a 'woman of the people'. It certainly speaks far more eloquently than I can on her ability. I've just seen one of her toady 'government chums' Savid Javed trying to excuse her lack of empathy and how she is a 'leader' - extremely embarrassing. She has obviously learned nothing from the election. The Brexit negotiations are due to start on Monday - god help us.
Wilf
16th Jun 2017
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I have just seen Breakfast TV on ITV and Savid Javid was asked to come on and comment on this terrible fire and he wouldn't. They talk about leadership but do not display any of the qualities. They are useless. I do not vote Labour but I have to say Corbyn yesterday was showing leadership and empathy by meeting all the people at Grenfell Tower and hugging many of them. They need answers and help and fast
MartinW6
16th Jun 2017
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I was surprised that she felt safe with the firemen after the cuts they've had to endure.
SovereignInventory
16th Jun 2017
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Yes Wilf, these poor people need help - not just for the short term as well. It is 2017 and we are (supposedly) one of the wealthiest, most we technologically advanced countries in the world. This fire is down to incompetence, lack of responsibility & accountability and cutting corners/penny pinching. Buckingham Palace and the House Of Ccomons are due very expensive refurbishment, will those buildings be subject to the same poor level of refurbishment? I think not.
SovereignInventory
16th Jun 2017
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I have heard one Tory MP Tobias Ellwood state that an excuse for not speaking to the people was for security reasons, mmmm, makes you think. Same with Jeremy Hunt not visiting any hospitals really - hero nurses doing a great job.
Wilf
16th Jun 2017
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Yes they do need help and all the other people in these towers with cladding need them ripped down now. All the politicians, media etc etc are now looking for scapegoats. Its a human thing that we all have a PHD in hindsigt "I told you so" the only people who spoke out were the residents and they were ignored
Dadog
27th Jun 2017
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All very well...but hugs and politicising things isn't providing help or answers.
ThePrimate
15th Jun 2017
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So today she visits the scene of the fire at Grenfell Tower and talks to the firefighters ( who did an amazing job) and spends no time at all with the families and friends of those who lived in the Tower. Corbyn (& others) made the time to go and talk with and be with the families. That, for me, sums her up.
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/grenfell-tower-fire-latest-theresa-may-visit-jeremy-corbyn-resident-london-kensington-a7791726.html
DerekA
15th Jun 2017
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Still disgusted that Mr Cameron didn't have the bottle to see through the job that he started, she may have been ill advised to call a snap election but give the lady a chance. Who exactly would replace her?, Michael Gove, Boris Johnson, god help us all then!.....
Wilf
15th Jun 2017
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I agree Cameron should have stayed-he was abetter leader than Mrs May and she is so weak now and as you say who would take over anyway-they are all a joke
Lionel
15th Jun 2017
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I agree Wilf, a case of a rock and hard place. May or ... who?

Maybe right now it's a case of better the devil you know.

What think you?
Wilf
15th Jun 2017
2
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Yes I agree Lionel she is the best of a really bad bunch. Best to stick with her. Shows how poor these so called leaders are. Tim Farron Leader Liberals resigned as he could not reconcile his beliefs with those of gay marriage etc. So why on earth was he the leader of the liberals? I though the very name/term liberal is to be flexible and recognise others beliefs. In fact in the election he actually said that. What a joke and a hypocrite.
Lionel
15th Jun 2017
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Ah, Tim Farron. I too have strong Bible based beliefs but would never, not ever, consider entering politics. That's a dirty game played by dirty people. Even Parish Councils, with which I've had much to do over many years because of my wife's employment in local government, are ... well, I'll leave it there.

Farron, at his best, was a weak leader, quite without leadership qualities. That it took him so long to recognise he was out of his depth beggars belief.

As for potential leadership candidates, well, are there any realistic leaders? I don't think so. You are fond of Churchill, as I am, and you know about him as I do, probably better. We are in a war on several fronts at the moment. But we have no war leaders. This nation hasn't yet woken up to the fact we are at war. We are still dreaming our way through a phoney war.

Come the time, when the truth hits us, where are our capable leaders? May I respectfully suggest we don't have any on the front line. We are a Dad's Army nation, lead by bungling Mainwarings with their bumbling sergeants hanging on their every word.

I'll say again, at the end of the Referendum debate on SS, ferocious it might have been, I said ... I don't fear the result, but I fear the peace afterwards. This is the peace, a bigger turmoil than anything since the Second World War. Yet we are a rudderless ship adrift on an ocean of malignancy. Storms threaten us on every side. And I'm generally an optimist!

Somewhere on the back benches is a nascent Churchill, a man for these times. The worry is, will he show himself in time?
PatH82
15th Jun 2017
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It is time the government members stopped back biting and unite to get the Country through this difficult time. We must be the laughing stock of the other EU Countries.
Yodama
15th Jun 2017
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Well said PatH82,

“When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.”
― Winston S. Churchill
anndavebeattie
14th Jun 2017
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Let's see what kind of job she does before everybody boots her out with knives in her back.
MartinW6
13th Jun 2017
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As Andi White has so eloquently written on Facebook and has given me permission to use:

"Jeremy Corbyn has ignited large parts of the country's imagination for a reason, he stands for something.. He doesn't reek of self interest or lean with whichever way the media wind blows, in order to win votes..
He stands for principled politics where his main concern is the welfare of the vast majority and the services they rely on, instead of pandering to the minority who can frankly look after themselves...

If he does eventually become Prime Minister he won't bankrupt the country, turn us into a communist state, give a load of money to free loaders or any other nonsense pedalled by the right, he'll bring about investment into public services, reformed taxation (where someone like me will likely pay more, which I'm OK with in order to help others), stem and reverse privatisation (where it has got out of hand), build homes and make existing homes more affordable by bringing down house prices (I'm a homeowner, I'm OK with that, because the country needs it to happen) and increase the demand of the private sector to invest in the country through higher corporation tax...

Sign me up ten times over... The man isn't just a breath of fresh air, he's like breathing a mountain breeze after living on sulphur fumes your entire life!"
Lionel
14th Jun 2017
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Who is this Andi White? Oh, please don't bother to tell me, there's so much drivel around ... and most of it Socialist.

You're a troll. I've read so similar stuff in the Independent comments and the Guardian. Silly people without a grasp on reality. Like you, they only exist because others do a real job and, sadly, by political donations, make your life possible. That means you're a troll and a leech.

Your avatar is familiar. It reminds me of a deceiver, a hireling liar. Is that you? I think so.

We'll meet again, but I'd use another computer, if I were you, in another country. Got you logged!
MartinW6
15th Jun 2017
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Lionel
15th Jun 2017
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But not yet a denial of my statement.
MaryT78
13th Jun 2017
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In my opinion .. Theresa May has proved that she is incapable of , being the Prime Minister of the UK.. All of the u-turns,, and lies that she has told.. All of her ''no shows' ... her lack of emotion plus her lack understanding for those people in the audience, on the Dimbly Show .. proves without doubt that she has no grasp of how the ordinary people of this country live... She cannot be trusted in any sense of the word 'trust' and is certainly not a person to be trusted in to negotiating the Brexit.... On the other hand , Jeremy Corbyn went to the country saying that he would Tax the wealthy, despite everyone's advise to the country... saying ' it was political suicide' ... He had a message that people wanted to hear..... Sincere, cool , calm and collected... He is a man that teh people can trust... Theresa May should resign
linj
20th Jun 2017
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Please remember Corbyn may be the leader of his party but it will be his misfit paymasters who will be making all the decisions on how the country should be run. "So no thank you".
ChristineP14
13th Jun 2017
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MartinW6
13th Jun 2017
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Suggested (Google) research: who are the happiest people in Europe?
According to the Telegraph it is the Danes.

"Researchers believe Denmark’s strong welfare state, along with the perspective afforded by life experience are behind Danish pensioners’ contentment. High income levels and supportive personal relationships are also at the heart of life satisfaction, the study found."

Yes they pay for it in taxes but they also have one of the smallest differentials between the people with the highest purchasing power and those with the least purchasing power, less than Germany, France, Belgium and way, way, way less than the UK where the differential is the highest in Europe.
[deleted]
13th Jun 2017
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Wilf
15th Jun 2017
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Thats the problem with the UK the class divide-I agree the Scandinavians dont have that-The USA does but its based on wealth. The Scandinavian countries seem a lot more civilised and modern than Blighty. All this country seems to do is get more fractured-rich/poor/north/south/have/have not/Greed and Kindness
StuartK7
13th Jun 2017
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We need a progressive government that cares for all groups and ages in society. Education, NHS, pensions, care for elderly need to be properly funded - at the moment we have austerity for the poor while the well off live high on the hog. The rich need to give more back to society.
MartinW6
13th Jun 2017
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I still want answers on why we are fighting covert wars in 7 countries? Can you name them?

Why our secret services are recruiting fighters to fight in Lybia who then get radicalised by Isis and are then let back into the UK on her watch, despite all the warnings.

Manchester and London victim's families deserve answers but every time a debate goes anywhere near this issue it is rapidly closed down by Amber Rudd and the BBC.
Wilf
15th Jun 2017
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Non of the ISIS fighters should have been let back into the UK-period!
StephenK6
13th Jun 2017
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She should go and the deal with the DUP be withdrawn. The only proper solution is a new election as Jeremy Corbyn running a minority government, give the abject malice of the Tories would be hard going. The country needs radical solutions. Corbyn is offering us these; we should follow his lead.
ElaineB15
13th Jun 2017
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She should resign if she cares about the uk she should call a general election she is a disgrace a woman with no moral compass an autocrat all the hype about Jc and she gets in bed with the unionists sorry she is not fit to be lead this country and should go
MichaelM68
12th Jun 2017
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I voted that she should resign but , I think she is so very bad that she is Labours best weapon after Corbyn .
MartinW6
13th Jun 2017
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Yes. I've thought that too. That we might be better off with her in place, rather than having to fight Boris or worse in the next election in a few weeks time.
IrenD
12th Jun 2017
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Resign for everyone's sake please as that's how you can take us out of your own created mess
LyndaC91
12th Jun 2017
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She should resign and another GE should be held. Jeremy Corbyn wasn't given a fair share of good publicity like she was. The Tory media made lies up about him only gave negative publicity . Had he been given fair unbiased publicity like her he would have walked that GE!
Get all the Tory gov out they do nothing for the workers the backbone of this country. If they don't go expect a general strike mark my words !
GaynorH6
12th Jun 2017
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Not enough silver surfers do fb and social media....if they did there would be an opportunity to influence them...
MartinW6
13th Jun 2017
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Totally agree. Lots of older people have an aversion to Facebook so we need to politely and firmly put the case forward in places like this. Remind them that we are facing a generation of youngsters who are going to be poorer than we are and have less public services than we had without the financial wherewithal to pay to go private.
Wilf
15th Jun 2017
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It was in the BBC news today that Facebook use doubled in the over 75s from 2015-16 and that huge numbers of silver surfers are using it
KarenL72
12th Jun 2017
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She's plunged the country into chaos and it certainly wasn't all that stable before. She said she wouldn't call an election and then changed her mind in an attempt to get a majority, which she already had. Now that she no longer has it, panic appears to have set in and she seems ready to sell her soul for any support including the DUP with little regard for the Pandora's box which is ready to add more instability to her "strong and stable" leadership.
She did not meet the people. Her campaign was stage managed. The people she should have been meeting were charged with sweeping the floor before she arrived, and then they were sent off home early.

I voted Tory in the previous election and never forgave myself when they started to deny assistance to the most vulnerable members of our society. I was in agreement that the benefits' system needed an overhaul but, perhaps naively, I thought they meant taking people to task who appeared to be making a career out of being on the dole while the rest of us worked to support them. I did not vote for the bedroom tax or for the cut in disability benefits. My social and moral conscience has been unsettled for years and this was the most welcome election to put that right.

I come from a Tory family, I've been educated in both school systems (state and private). I now work freelance in education and we have never been in such disarray with budgets being cut and teachers who want to teach but have to tick boxes instead. The children suffer from constant scrutiny and examinations and I work at primary level. We need change desperately.

I had hoped that the whole country would see that Jeremy Corbyn is the epitomy of a good politician. I could see nothing to support the Tory manifesto compared with the Labour manifesto and, for those who said repeatedly about it being untenable, there were as many top economists saying otherwise. I'm not for robbing the rich to pay for the poor but I do think we all need to make our contribution. It is so unfair that whatever I manage to save in a year, I lose when my tax bill comes in and I don't earn a lot. How can anyone keep supporting a system where the wealthiest amongst us manage to ship theirs elsewhere so they can keep it, with a government who allows this to happen?

We have needed an authentic, genuine, compassionate leader for years. I have no idea what's going to happen but I hope I see the day when Jeremy Corbyn is in Downing Street and get the opportunity to put his Manifesto into practice, for the good of all of us.
ThomasP
12th Jun 2017
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I voted for her to resign in the poll . Because that is what she should do. However I really want her to stay. Its like the final days of Hitler. By the time the Mayhem is over the Tory party will be in ruin for a generation.
AnnieS7
12th Jun 2017
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I don't think she should go with the DUP and I don't think she should stay , I do not know who should take her place except for Jeremy Corbin.
I think the whole cabinet should go this sort of management would not be tolerated in any other business they should get the sack!
They and their friend Cameron have created a right mess and we should not tolerate it!
I also feel that Mrs. May is not a good negotiator and communicator she is far to shrill aand confrontational.
JanetM52
12th Jun 2017
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I want to see her squirm.
Yodama
12th Jun 2017
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Foxhunting grows pale in comparison to this cruel sport of ripping to shreds a woman who had the temerity to "get it wrong". Her "advisors" got it wrong too.

She was placed in a dangerous and untenable position due to David Cameron's cowardly resignation.

She has been juggling a million balls in the air trying to find the right solution for the Uk and to do right by both the Brexit voters and the remainer's anger, not to mention Scotland's demands for another vote.

New into the job she has been faced by the seasoned and hostile Brussels crowd. Now she faces vilification by her own countrymen and women.
She needs the backing and support of all to get us through the negotiations which are just around the corner.
Jean- Claude Juncker cannot contain himself at Uk in disarray.

The deed is done, time to back to the hilt whomsoever takes the poisoned chalice.
Let her get on with the job in hand.

A plethora of red thumbs on the horizon methinks,
millyimp1322
12th Jun 2017
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Sorry but the above comments are a load of bull. She knew exactly what she and her cabinet were doing with all their cruel cuts etc.

Her two advisers were said to be very close to her ,she could have checked every time they advised /suggested things to her.

There is no excuse for all the homeless /foodbanks ,and unemployed ,and these are all down to Maggie May no one else ...
SueS46
12th Jun 2017
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I actually think that it is the years of austerity that have got them in this position. The services in this country have got worse and worse. Don't you think it is time for a change?
MartinW6
12th Jun 2017
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I've backed Corbyn since he first stood for the leadership election. He's the first politician I have seen in my lifetime that is principled, thoughtful and statesmanlike with a good grasp of all the issues.

His policies would do a lot to rebalance our system which has, since Thatcher, been increasingly rigged to benefit the millionaire elite and their friends at the expense of ordinary hard working people.

The Labour policies are not extreme - they are middle of the road for most European countries. It is our system that has become so far skewed to the right but we don't even realise it.

Continuing with Tory policies will only serve to enrich the millionaire elite even more and will result in the collapse of our public services.

We are in danger of creating a country, where for the first time ever, our children and their children are poorer than our generation, not just in financial terms but also in terms of the public services that are available to them.
millyimp1322
12th Jun 2017
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I completely agree with all your posting Martin. They are my sentiments exactly ...just hoping there is still a way to get her and her Tories out ....
Lionel
12th Jun 2017
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Did you write that youself? All on your own?
MartinW6
12th Jun 2017
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Absolutely and I stand by every word.
ThePrimate
13th Jun 2017
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You really are patronising and add little to the debate with comments like this Lionel.
Lionel
13th Jun 2017
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No, not at all. I asked the question because I read some amount of Socialist propaganda, and their manifesto, before the vote, and much resonates with what I read on SS from MartinW6. In fact, sentence structure and use of words is identical to Labour output.

That's why I asked the question, hoping to get a word of truth. Sadly, I didn't get it.
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12th Jun 2017
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Lionel
12th Jun 2017
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Scandiman, your thoughts about no longer voting I share with you. Nor do I trust any politicians - actually, it's been that way for years. I think this evening, the only reason I'll vote again is to keep Corbyn and his ilk out.

I've been a watcher of politics for many years, nothing more. Yet this latest fiasco in Westminster just leaves me numb. The lies, the deception ... I know whom I have believed and He is not a politician. He's the King.
Roof Top Crow
12th Jun 2017
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There is another way to think about what has happened.

For the first time in living memory, the offshore oligarchs who own our printed media, Rupert Murdoch, The Barclay Brothers and Richard Desmond have not won a general election. Just as they have always done before, they collectively and individually published a relentless barrage of lies and false information about the Labour Party. For this election it became very personal and it was the party leader Jeremy Corbyn they attacked. But this time it did not work.

So why did it not work. The difference this time is that online media made contact with far more people than printed media could reach. The online media was telling a very different story about Jeremy Corbyn and his political history. In addition it pointed out that things like university education is free in Germany, healthcare is better in France and so on.

So what we had during the election was an easily available source of news that was telling the voting public not to believe the negative stories in much of the printed press. It was also saying we should not believe that the 6th richest economy in the world needs to reduce funding for education, withdraw free school lunches, underfund the NHS, back out of the triple lock and submit to a bedroom tax and a dementia tax.

As the Conservative Party spokesman said earlier today. We forgot the strength of social media, we were not in touch with the voting public.
SueS46
12th Jun 2017
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Whatever you think I believe Corbyn to be an honest man.
Lionel
12th Jun 2017
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13th Jun 2017
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GaynorH6
13th Jun 2017
1
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He will watch this space...
Roof Top Crow
12th Jun 2017
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Theresa May is trapped in Number 10.
We all know that she created this herself and she is now at the mercy of her cabinet. And nobody wants to be PM because any politician who takes over from Theresa May know that their career would be finished as well.

The Conservative Party Grandees know that she is finished as a politician. So they might as well leave her in Number 10 without any power or influence. At the very least it will avoid having another election for a while.

They will also let her start negotiating with the EU. This will almost certainly go wrong because Brussels know she has no authority to agree on anything.

When this goes wrong she will be replaced by a new PM who will tell us that because of the failure of Theresa May the UK will have to accept a soft Brexit.
Wilf
12th Jun 2017
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Very insightful and 100% right Rooftop. It would be a Poison Chalice for anyone to step into her shoes now ...especially Boris which is maybe why he is biding his time...........................
Lionel
12th Jun 2017
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Surely Number 10 was a poison chalice when Churchill stepped in, during, I think, late 1939. That must have seemed like the ultimate challenge to him. The ultimate poison chalice, and yet he took deep draughts from that chalice, as well as champagne and brandy chalices; faced our enemy in Europe and our former European allies who fell under the jackboot or just capitulated. With American and Russian help, the War was won by the Allies.

What faces Theresa May, or her successor, is not on that scale, yet. Yes, political reputations will be won or lost, images tarnished, but this Brexit thing is down to hard bargaining, not bombing campaigns. Unlike Churchill, our Prime Minister will not be required to sanction the loss of a million soldiers; that person will need to accept we will not have so many cheap goods from China, German goods for Aldi and Lidl will have a tarriff added. Does that compare to the Second World War.

Let's get this in perspective Wilf and Rooftop. It is merely a crisis, a Greek tragedy, it's not a World War. Few if any lives will be lost in Brexit; just that some people will see their living standards lowered. Isn't that a great shame?

The Commercial Union Insurance Company had an advertising slogan some many years ago. 'We don't make a drama out of a crisis.' Yes there is a crisis in the UK. But aren't the press and TV, and us, making a drama out of it? Perhaps a Blitz would put this in perspective.
ladybirdmad
12th Jun 2017
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She should remain as she is the only one that can stand up against the fools in the EU regarding the Brexit talks. They are afraid of her and that is why they are verbally exercising the bad things about her. She is the only one that stood behind the PEOPLE's vote for leaving the EU and the only one that took a firm stand about talks for leaving. It was the Coward members of other parties that wanted to have another vote about the EU...and it was their views, not the people they represented...That is a shame. Boris Johnson! Give me a break! So the election did not go her way - let her get on with it - and let us get on with the running of the country under Theresa May!
KarenL72
12th Jun 2017
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Hello 'ladybirdmad', I'm just wondering if you're not concerned at all about how little debate Theresa May entered into pre-election, which every other potential leader of a party would normally do. Whilst I entirely respect your opinion, I do wonder how a woman who seems to have riled the EU so much already and who refused to be interviewed on Woman's Hour could be trusted to enter into such important discussions. After all, she changed her mind, called a snap election and is now making strides to get anyone on her side who will get her the majority (which she already had then lost) and she seems to be selling her soul in the process and opening up a can of worms. You say that she took a firm stand on talks for leaving but she was a remainer before the referendum. She should have been running the country before the election but she's plunged it into chaos. Do you still trust her?
HeatherC83
12th Jun 2017
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If she resigned we would be in the same state as when Cameron resigned. She is the best person to negotiate brexit BUT she will nit be able to get her horrible manifesto pledges through parliament
Jo Kingham
12th Jun 2017
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Remain - who else would do it? Boris ?? I don't think so - let's let her get on with it and lead us through Brexit - she needs support now more than ever.
Pam1960
12th Jun 2017
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It is apparent that she does not have the backing of her party or the public. Her arrogance in calling an election thinking she would win as a given has backfired. She is not now in a position to get us the best Brexit deal
mami27
12th Jun 2017
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I don't think she understands the people she is meant to serve. Pensioners, Disability issues, NHS, etc. What really, for me, completely turned me against her, was the complete silence from her after Donald Trump's tweets after the terrorists attacks.. She should have immediately condemned his remarks and cancelled his visit.
Roof Top Crow
12th Jun 2017
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More slogans. Strong and Stable was a myth.

Now the slogan is "we are where we are" from every Conservative spokesman who can find time to comment on what has happened.
GeoffBowers
12th Jun 2017
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If it were down to her personal interests only, she might. I'm sure that she's taking the hard choice and biting the bullet out of shear determination to do the best for us over Brexit.
She's hamstrung by the self-serving machinations of the Remainers and Corbynites so we're all the worse off as a result.
In the event that Corbyn had the chance with a minority government, it would be even worse - even if he had a plan...
Roof Top Crow
12th Jun 2017
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Theresa May has no interest in doing the best for us. She is, like all politicians, only driven by her own career objectives.
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The Labour Party does not have control of enough seats to able to form a government.
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They are in the comfortable position of being able to stand back and do nothing.
PearlM
12th Jun 2017
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This ghastly woman with her support for fox-hunting, her wish to deprive the old and infirm of their homes to pay for care, selling arms to Saudi Arabia who fund Isis, has now tried to cling on to power by climbing into bed with a bunch of Irish terrorists. The fact that she is still in office is ludicrous. She should resign immediately for the good of the country.
ChrisC9
12th Jun 2017
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since when have the tories done the decent thing?
SandraF2
12th Jun 2017
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IMOh there are a number of reasons why she should resign. However, the main reason people seem to reject that seems to be the need for stability.
I wonder how promoting instability in Northern Ireland by her association with the DUP fits in with that. .... and it's something which is already spilling over onto streets this side of the Irish Sea as was seen by the DUP march in Liverpool on Saturday when an Irish pub was attacked.
MichaelJ2
12th Jun 2017
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The Government had a majority now it has not she is totally responsible for that so do the decent thing and go
Dragonwillow
12th Jun 2017
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The mere idea of working with the DUP is abhorrent! Shows how desperate the Conservative party is. Mrs. May made a wrong call, the election results show that, she should indeed resign. The problem is that there really is nobody to replace her, no obvious candidate. What a shambles!
neenaw
12th Jun 2017
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Theresa May is a career politician whereas Jeremy Corbyn has all our interests at heart. His honesty and integrity are things alien to Mrs. May. She is not thinking of us at all and it makes me despair that so many people can't see this 🙁 What will it take to make people understand that our NHS will soon be gone and that a hard Brexit will damage our economy. That negotiations are imperative to keeping goodwill between ourselves and Europe and that throwing the baby out with the bathwater is something we could avoid. Her heart is in the wrong place and she doesn't deserve the loyalty of any fair minded person. I won't call her names but I will point out the fact that she's not to be trusted. She has lied, been caught out and lied again but never an apology. She isn't the Leader Maggie Thatcher was either. I really do think that the biased media have hoodwinked so many 🙁 it breaks my heart
TeresaS72
12th Jun 2017
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Silver surfer?!! I'm sixty but label me if you want. I think the woman should stay, and show us what a holy mess she will continue to make of things. I think her cabinet should be scrutinised and watched like hawks by the people of the UK and the falsehoods should be spread far and wide relentlessly in order to bring some sort of decency back to politics. Corrupt Britain is not wanted any more, we want change.
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12th Jun 2017
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neenaw
12th Jun 2017
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Are you so cynical that you can't see the integrity of JC? There is no promise of Utopia, there is the reality of things taking time to put right. The acknowledgement of mistakes of the past but the promise to do better. The planning for a sustainable economy that supports the NHS and services for the sick, old and vulnerable. The fairer taxation rates. The ability for able students from any background to benefit from a university education. This, based on a better system that works and not just in theory. He's a clever man who listens and takes note and has spent his whole adult life trying to make this country and the world a better place for us and future generations. It's the truth and undeniable. Any lies about him are flimsy and soon fall apart.
LesleyW8
12th Jun 2017
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The country does not need more turmoil. She should stay and get on with the job in hand. BUT ditch the caustic parts of her manifesto and lead a more inclusive government and listen more to her cabinet members
JimN
12th Jun 2017
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Teresa May should resign now. She has brought MAYHEM to this country. And has cost us the British taxpayer another 130 million pounds. I find it strange that there is no money for public services yet there is always money for wars and refurbishing the Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace and now it seems a general election.
SheilaF1
12th Jun 2017
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Her decision to combine with the terrorist-aligned DUP is appalling. She accused JC of trying to drag the UK back to the 70s yet the DUP's views are 19th century. I am shocked and frightened by the prospect. She (and her party) must go!
SandraS4
12th Jun 2017
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This is the part that worries me most, she is so desperate for power she will take DUP on board, risking the peace agreement. My Irish friends are all horrified, Catholics and Protestants alike.
millyimp1322
12th Jun 2017
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This person is so evil.
She is so desparate for her own salvation and states she wants to continue her cruel ruling of our country .
Now she has placed us into the hands of 10 Irish people who in their turn will take the place of the EU who are currently our dictators.
SarahL16
12th Jun 2017
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The woman should go her and all the rest of her idiot party .
JimN
12th Jun 2017
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Well said Sarah. The Conservatives have turned this country into the laughing stock of Europe. I find it hard to believe that anyone can vote for their nasty destructive policies.
Pebbles1066
11th Jun 2017
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Give her the chance to deliver, look at what the alternative would be
neenaw
12th Jun 2017
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The alternative would be better for us all.
MaryM78
11th Jun 2017
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She should not have told the Queen that she could form a government before she'd got agreement with DUP. There should be no deal with the DUP as it puts the Good Friday agreement at risk. There should be another General election soon.
PaulineH91
11th Jun 2017
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Resign and let Jeremy Corbin form a government that will look after the many, not the few
Wilf
25th Jun 2017
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Problem is I think he would make an even bigger mess of it all if thats possible!
Chrisssy
11th Jun 2017
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It was her ego that led her to call the GE and she totally misread the views of many. May's naivety was assuming that Brexit was the only thing on people's minds and she has clearly been proved so wrong. What's really on people's minds are schools begging for money to prop up their core activity, an NHS in crisis with waiting lists ever increasing, people being left in corridors , operations being cancelled. Disabled people being demonised through PIP assessments where the targets set are for the DWP to fail 80% of applicants and people who have been denied this support dying from their illnesses. And let's not forget food banks and child poverty. zero hour contracts- I could go on......
Of course if people watch Channel 5 and believe what they read in mainstream media they could be forgiven for thinking that people on benefits are scroungers- the reality is that working families are having to resort to claiming Working tax Credit whilst businesses are not paying a living wage- so if you look at it from another viewpoint we tax payers are paying benefits to line the coffers of big business who get away with zero hour contracts.
And if anyone thinks that the UK is in any kind of position to negotiate then bear in mind we voted to leave this club- and the say will be down to the remaining members.
And as for getting into bed with the DUP that really beggars belief- d some research and check them out
So should she go? Yes most decidedly !
SovereignInventory
12th Jun 2017
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Well said Chrissy, I couldn't have put it better myself - totally agree
Roof Top Crow
12th Jun 2017
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I agree. Well said.
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The problem for the Conservative Party is of course who would take this poisoned chalice of being the next PM.
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But who would be better? Boris, Gove (how did he get back?) Davis, Hammond, Leadsom, Truss.
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This whole thing is an absolute "car crash" for the Conservative Party and that means for us as well.
ThePrimate
11th Jun 2017
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There are other issues here that are being overlooked by Brexit.
eg The Naylor report - have a read of this link;
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/what-naylor-report-everything-explained-10543351

While we think that our Leaders are negotiating with the EU they will continue with their austerity plans that will give us a privatised NHS, a dementia tax which means most of your hard earned cash will be clawed back by the Government after you die should you need social care and anything else they can squeeze through Parliament while no-one is looking.
Brexit doesn't mean Brexit - it means being given a take it or leave it deal by the EU on their terms. We should be demanding that our MPs of whatever party protect our interests and those of our Public services.
GlynysH
11th Jun 2017
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She's a lame duck and the vultures are circling. She has taken to another level by going into bed with DUP Christian fundamentalists they are from the dark ages. It could be the end of the peace process in Northern Ireland. She accused Corbyn of having an association with the IRA. She has now has an association with the UDA. She's on her way out. She's weaker in the EU
Nikitik
11th Jun 2017
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The woman should go P D Q. The thought of her wanting to share power with those dinosaurs is horrifying. I believe she will also be breaking the Belfast Agreement. We do not need sectarian violence returning to Northern Ireland.
Lionel
11th Jun 2017
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We must view this at a national level, view it in the nation's interests.

Far too many people in the online press and on SS are attacking a wounded woman; a blood lust let loose with no thought of the after effects. Shame on you; a gut reaction born of primaeval man and carried on. Not good enough for this twenty first and so called civilised, century.

Let's, instead look at this crisis at a national level. From September 1939, after the Declaration of War with Germany, few, if any, believed another world war would happen. It was the 'phoney war.'
That's where we are now, in a phoney war, because war with the EU is exactly what it is. Yet, who has seen it as such? Speak up!

To change political leadershipship eight days before so called negotiations begin with the EU is both impossible and an absolute folly. Who would replace Theresa May? Who has the competance, the inside track, to do better than her? Now she is fighting for her political life and in that place will, absolutely will, deliver the very best Brexit deal with the EU, or no deal perhaps, that is possible. She's on the back foot - a good place for her to be today. Yet she must secure a political heritage for her short premiership.

Churchill took the Premiership long before the end of the 'Phoney War.' We haven't that space of time. We have just eight days.

That's my pitch. Disagree? Make a case against it. I'd truly welcome your response.
GlynysH
11th Jun 2017
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She's gone but at least we will have an Orange Brexit. The DUP are not from the 21st century. They will want something back for helping keep her in power. Homophobic xenophobic Christian extremists. DUP.
Lionel
11th Jun 2017
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That's hardly a case as such, just vague opions gleaned from the popular press.

Please, try again, only this time with verifiable facts!
DotW2
12th Jun 2017
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she shouldn't have called a general election then.
ThePrimate
12th Jun 2017
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What is an Orange Brexit?
ThePrimate
11th Jun 2017
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The Tories said that this election was about Brexit and having a strong & stable Government to negotiate with the EU.
However, I think a lot of voters had other ideas about what the election was about. University tuition fees, continued privatisation of the NHS, cuts to Education and the dementia tax to name a few.
Mrs May repeatedly refused to give a figure on the cap for this proposed tax and whereas Labour got their manifesto independently costed, the Tories refused to with theirs.
Brexit terms will be decided by the remaining EU states & will be presented to the UK Government to accept or reject (just my opinion). I don't see us having any real bargaining power - Europe are laughing at us and Mrs May right now. Whether you agree with their policies or not, Labour managed to engage the voters whereas May and her mates just assumed we would vote her back in with an increased majority.
Her repeated refusals to answer the important questions and ducking out on the Leadership debates has cost her dearly. Her desperation in attempting to bring the DUP onboard will backfire and she will be gone soon. Better a (semi) dignified resignation than a vote of no confidence?
StephenJ8
11th Jun 2017
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This government has been a unmitigated disaster from the time of Cameron to the months of May, They have destroyed this country with their nasty politics and now they want to join a group with links with terrorism, after all the fowl and evil lies targeted towards Corbyn, In all honesty how anyone can believe anything this government spout after all the lies half truths and U-Turns is beyond belief.
Wilf
25th Jun 2017
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Yes but Labour are a total shambles as well and would bankrupt the UK like they did last time. They cannot even get their sums right!
StephenJ8
26th Jun 2017
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Labour didn't bankrupt the country, it was a global thing, just more Tory lies using the global crisis to try and put the blame onto Labour. The British debt under the Tories has doubled, but we don't want to let that little cat out of the bag, the media have kept that quite. As for Labour in a total shambles, lets just remind ourselves who called for a General Election and who was given a bloody nose, whose leadership is constantly in question, who has advisers quitting, nearly daily and which leader is the British population more in favour with. The Tories have shown themselves to be incompetent, unable to lead and ignorant of anyone's needs except their own our that of the elitist groups they kowtow to. As shown throughout history the gullible will believe any lie that they have been told if you control the media, simply because some people refuse to think for themselves, preferring instead to let others think for them.
Wilf
26th Jun 2017
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Labour has made a mess of the country in many instances. It it not right to just blame the global recession. Labour did not see that and other factors coming. I do like your comment in your last sentence that "People refuse to think for themselves". So you believe everyone who does not vote Labour does not think for themselves? Interesting. I am not pro Tory or Labour. I think we just muddle through and they are actually or have been in the past 20 years very similar parties. Blair was a Tory in all but name (and he is worth £30 million now-not bad for a socialist!). We do need some social awakening among the elites-it is not right so many in our country have so little. It is also not right to penalise the wealth creators. If Marks and Spencer did not start their shops or Sainsburys so long ago just think of how many people would not be employed or how many of us would not be able to buy fair priced goods.
StephenJ8
26th Jun 2017
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You said originally, Labour, " would bankrupt the UK like they did last time", now you say it's not right just to blame the global recession, you seem to argue without considering your argument. You also seem to make assumptions because exactly where and when, when I said "People don't think for themselves" did I mention anything about voting Labour? Interesting. I will say this, Blair was a closet Tory and I do believe that has been the problem with this country for years, voters haven't been given a choice, it's been Tory right or Tory left, but now with Corbyn as Labour leader, we now do have a real choice, but we really do have to read all the information from all sources and make a proper informed choice, not just vote because our families or neighbours vote that way.
Wilf
26th Jun 2017
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I agree with you we need an informed choice and its the same with all political parties they never tell the absolute truth. We needed the truth on Brexit and all we got shoved though our doors was a load of waffle. What should have happened is we have have had an independent committee who looked coolly at all scenarios when we leave/stay and made an assessment and then published that online and on leaflets to everyone. That would have been fairly black and white. Because of all the squabbling we are in a right mess now. If the youngsters would have voted at Brexit a year ago I very much doubt we would be leaving
SovereignInventory
11th Jun 2017
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She won't resign, she will have to be replaced by a backstabbing opportunist in the Tory party. This election has really shown the state of the country and what a mess it is in. Does anyone believe that any of the current politicians give a toss about the people in this country? Or just their own egos?
PamM19
11th Jun 2017
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I voted Conservative to govern this country NOT DUP . My morals are NOT aligned with the policies of this bigoted party , therefore my question is - Can I withdraw my vote?
Boardman
11th Jun 2017
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She has had a message from the electorate, she should listen.
Boardman
11th Jun 2017
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She called for a vote to suppory her in Brexit negotiations, the people have rejected her appeall so she should listen to the people.
Fmj1976
11th Jun 2017
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The positive thing is we are still in power & for better or worse we still have U Turn Theresa. I say keep her & let her do a few more U Turns to the Manifesto. e.g.

1). Reduce the Licence Fee to a few pounds & limit the BBC coverage to the world service & radios 2 & 4
2). Reduce overseas aid
3). Stop building eyesore wind turbines & solar panels
4). Get rid of the out of date HS2 & give us the electromagnetic induction train capable of 726mph
5). Reduce union power & prevent them from damaging 3rd parties
6). Get rid of Sharia Law in this country
7). Refuse re entry to this country of those who fought for terrorists abroad
8). Non U.K. Residents, known to have fought for terrorists should be deported immediately
9). Non U.K. Residents, convicted of a criminal offence, to be deported immediately
10) Any UK Resident known to have fought for terrorists abroad, should have their British Passport confiscated. If they have dual nationality, they should be deported immediately to their second country
11) Get rid of parking charges & yellow lines
12) Keep the triple lock for pensions
13) Make our Schools, NHS & Policing, non political
14) Reduce the State Sector to a maximum of 30%
15) University Tuition Fees should be free to English students in Scotland, or modify the Barnett Formula accordingly
16) Get rid of exorbitant Business Rates for small shops
GlynysH
11th Jun 2017
7
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We don't have Sharia law the law of this country hasn't changed you have been listening to the Furage and the Daily Fail. The West has an obligation to overseas aid.Wind Turbines are not ugly I find them fascinating. Unions are there to protect the workers. All nurses belong to a Union for their protection. Some of these terrorists went to Libya to get rid of Gaddafi and were fighting with other groups led on by The West. Libya is a lawless country now and radicalisation is easy. Terrorists have been home grown. ISIS is death cult that's why Ramadan means nothing to them as it's the Holy month which means they fast and give to charity. My local Mosque have been inviting people in for the evening meal. Many non Muslims have excepted the offer.Keep the triple lock but the young will be paying into a State pension they may never have.
ThePrimate
11th Jun 2017
6
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I think if Mrs May adopts your policies she'll be out of the door even faster while we head back to the Dark Ages.
Lionel
11th Jun 2017
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Which newspaper do you read?
Lionel
11th Jun 2017
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For the most part, well said.
Dadog
12th Jun 2017
1
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I'm with you on that one. How can anybody not like a manifesto such as that?!
VeraS
11th Jun 2017
7
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She really underestimated the pensioner /silver/grey vote
[deleted]
11th Jun 2017
4
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Lionel
11th Jun 2017
1
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Yes, oh yes! Some balance is needed, badly needed.

It's so easy to thrash someone when they're down, don't you think? When they can'r effectively respond, are powerless to help themselves. To crush a person in this condition is a Godless pursuit that comes at a price. It's a price I'm not willing to pay.
GlynysH
11th Jun 2017
6
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Jeremy Corbyn was more savvy and used Social media and was more appealing to the young. He didn't hide away from the media and was able to galvanise support. Even with the media bashing of Diane Abbot who obviously was ill she looked broken and looked like she was heading to a breakdown. Even the Right wing papers couldn't bring him down and by god they tried.
ThePrimate
11th Jun 2017
5
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Didn't Corbyn get enough bashing from the Press & Media?
ThePrimate
11th Jun 2017
6
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You mean in the way that Mrs May made her attacks on Mr Corbyn personal?
Lionel
11th Jun 2017
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No I don't mean that, and it's very wrong of you to infer that from what I wrote.

If you compare the treatment of Theresa May this last forty eight hours to that of her dealings with Corbyn ... well there is no comparison. By this day's standards she was quite kind!
cliogirl123
12th Jun 2017
3
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Her and her Tory government have crushed and broken many more seriously needy people,homeless people,put more children into poverty put a paycap on public services and underfunded the NHS just so she can sell it off to private companies, who by the way, have many a Tory finger in each of their pies. Why on earth would a decent human being feel sorry for a woman who implemented this.........I certainly do not!!
[deleted]
12th Jun 2017
1
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Dadog
12th Jun 2017
0
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Agree Lionel. It's a spiteful bashing brought on by the disappointment of losing the election. Sad people.
Lionel
12th Jun 2017
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Corbyn is not, and never will be PM material. Fact. He is a hustler, happy in small pub backrooms where sympathisers listen to his rhetoric. And rhetoric it is. He's on a pacifist mission to bring peace by a no response policy. How far will that be extended, to the Police as well?

Corbyn says, Peace, peace when there is no peace. The serious societal wounds of this people are being covered with an Elastoplast (paraphrase of Jeremiah 6) no one is addressing the true ills of our society. Thus we're living a lie.

If we look back over prime ministers and governments since 1967, nothing of what they did has prospered. Whichever Act of Parliament you choose to think of, the end result is not that which the politicians of the day intended.

There's something else at work here, and in every other country. Politics and leadership are now moribund. We're in a downward spiral.
MichaelD2
11th Jun 2017
6
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I think that going in with DUP will not only break the Good Friday agreement but could escalate problems with the IRA.
GlynysH
11th Jun 2017
5
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I agree she's gambling with the Peace process.
Dadog
12th Jun 2017
1
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You guys dredge up any old thing to treat your disappointment.....Get over it!
MichaelD2
12th Jun 2017
3
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So the Mayhem giving credence to the political wing of the UDA and the orange marches starting up with renewed vigour in cities across the UK,an Irish pub actually being attacked by marchers in Liverpool,is 'us guys' dredging up any old thing, I really don't know what world you live in but it is not the reality I know.
SandyC
11th Jun 2017
8
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PeterB84
11th Jun 2017
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This is one of the strangest elections I have seen in this country.
Of course May should stay, she is our best hope for the future.

Firstly, she did win the election with 44% of the vote, far more than Corbyn did. He cannot form a government no matter how many parties he can get to join him. I agree it is not ideal with the DUP but it is only an alliance, labour is 60 seats short, he should resign but he is like super glue.

Corbyn lied to the youth and the people of this country with a massive spend of money we have not got, if they can do what they said they will do for 48 billion I would expect him to walk on water, social care, child care, 20 thousand extra police, more nurses more pay, £10 an hour minimum pay, help with the increased corporation tax, more pay to public sector workers and on and on, remember the last labour government, he says he will end austerity, really he means more and harder austerity when the uk crashes again after a labour government has buried us in debt.

Apart from this, his refusal to defend the UK, world take your swing we will just talk to you. Corbyn suggests he brought about the Good Friday Agreement, that he has rebuffed Hamas through talks, lying bullshitting twat, if the above is true he is just the man to go and talk to Isis to stop their attacks, if he is a man of his word he will talk to them, short that problem out and make the uk safe, then I would would vote for him.

He wants a deal with the EU that will keep our boarders open, really desires to stay in the EU, to hell with the public vote, after all he is a left wing racialist, they believe they should control how we live. Smoking, Fat, old but drugs and alcoholism is OK.

Yes, keep May our best and safest option.
GlynysH
11th Jun 2017
3
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Don't be so derogatory to the young they are quite capable of making a decision. Theresa May is now a lame duck the Pro EU MP's will gather against her. The fact she can get into a bed with a terrorist supported party says it all. They DUP belong in the past their are Christian fundamentalists.
JulieB83
11th Jun 2017
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Please remain she is the strong leadership we need , she was badly let down by her government.
ThePrimate
11th Jun 2017
6
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This is the leader who refused to join in the televised Leadership debates, refused to give straight answers to pretty much any question (dementia tax cap being a prime example) and refused to allow an independent 3rd part to cost her manifesto. That isn't strong leadership that is arrogance.
Dadog
12th Jun 2017
2
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Not really. First Minister Sturgeon didn't turn up either....why not pick on her...or or do you have a totally blinkered Labour agenda?
GusG
11th Jun 2017
10
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She should resign. The torys are a toxic government who only support the very rich with tax breaks and allow the corporations to get away with massive tax avoidance. Plus they have sold of most of the family silver. I can not see the benefits of the profits for the country from ie railways/fuel providers going to overseas shareholders whereas nationalised industries would see profits benefiting us lot. I understand that the UK sells huge amounts of armaments to the Saudis who are bombing other middle eastern countries and have a highly dubious human rights record. The millions of displaced people from that area are in part a result of western military interventions which is not helpful.
Vinablue
11th Jun 2017
1
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Should have been "and" between Brexit and extremists in my comment!
Vinablue
11th Jun 2017
-4
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She needs to stay as anyone else, especially Boris, will be worse. I think she will do her best for Brexitand against extremists. Unfortunate putting so much negative into manifest when Corbyn was selling Utopia to the idealistic young.
GlynysH
11th Jun 2017
4
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Orange Brexit you mean. She is now damaged she made the election about her and it failed.
blackbeard
11th Jun 2017
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I have no leaning toward any political party, but I support Mrs May but not necessarily some of her hair brained ideas

If Mrs May less autonomous in her approach and had a took a more sensible pathway to get what she wants she'd have walked the election

Mrs May needs to consult more with her whole raft of MPs not just her closest "friends" to gain more trust from the electorate and not change her mind to come parallel to other parties ideas

I don't trust Mr Corbyn and I think Mr Farron just has a bad attitude not dissimilar to Mrs Sturgeon

Yes I think Mrs May should stay, she has the most experience with Brexit, which, if we like it or not is the most important thing on this country's agenda right now is Brexit

More important than anyone MP, party, manifesto or anything else

Thank you for the chance to air a personal view.

I am Bert Symons in Devon
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Well said........their infighting should be insignificant at this time , Brexit should be top of their agenda.
Their weakening her tough stance with the EU further.
ritso
11th Jun 2017
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I dislike all the accusations that each party make against each other instead of stating a sound plan for the future and then acting before we sink deeper into the mire. However, we also overlook the voter in all this and if any of the replies that you are receiving with poor English, spelling and punctuation are anything to go by then I don't wonder that we have got the result that we have.
GwenD
11th Jun 2017
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I think that she should stay, reshuffle, calm the party as best as and get on with it. Electing a new leader now will cause more up roar and back stabbing so let's settle down sort brexit then we can look at party leadership again.
AllisonJ4
11th Jun 2017
6
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I have no faith in the Conservative Government and in spite of the problems it will cause and the cost to us all I hope we have another election with a much clearer outcome.
PhilC7
11th Jun 2017
5
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Has compromised values of conservative goverment cant get into bed with terrosists they have no mandate or authority to govern one step to far should go for another vote soon as
CaroleH6
11th Jun 2017
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They should all rally round her, we need unity at this crucial time of Brexit , for the good of our country, stop the back stabbing,, and gain for personal glory, get on board and help her make the best of the situation. UNITY UNITY this is for OUR COUNTRY........


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100% agreed. Her tough stance with the EU needs to continue, not her Party infighting to antagonize for her resignation , they should be getting behind her before the talks begin.
ThePrimate
11th Jun 2017
1
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..but Brexit will be decided by the remaining member states of the EU - we'll just get their take it or leave it offer at the end of it all.
CliveB2
11th Jun 2017
6
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She should resign she has loss credibility in her partyand did not get the mandate she was expecting from British people her manifesto was a disgrace a direct attack on old young and vulnerable
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Agree she has lost credibility within the party,They should stop the infighting between themselves and concentrate on the Brexit it talks. I.mo.

it wasn't a majority to make a government proceed with a majority but they won enough seats to make a government and proceed with a coalition government .
She got the Queens consent.
That'sdemocracy and how British Politics work !!
JeanC5
11th Jun 2017
0
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Changing the leadership now could bring more confusion. Better she stays meantime.
Marilyn Connolly
11th Jun 2017
3
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She has to go. Her liaison with the DUP is totally unacceptable and can only lead to disaster.
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The D.U.P are not a Terrorist group.
The U.D.L promoted the D.U.P during elections but there's no suggestion that the D.U.P actively sought any endorsement from the group or that in turn supports the U.D.L.
Basically blowing the D.U.P's trumpet, trying to get the electorate to vote for them.

Corbyns past with the IRA is deep.....McDonnell was also involved with the I.R.A !!! Abbott also has endorsed them.......Thats the top three of the Labour cabinet.
TheresaK
11th Jun 2017
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I wanted to hit Resign but who better to take her place? There is no-one.

This country is going down the pan.
quietlady
11th Jun 2017
2
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I did hit the resign button, because I feel that she cannot recover from this. I was all for her when she first became leader, but I think her campaign was a disaster. But you are right, who is there to take her place?
TheresaK
12th Jun 2017
2
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Quietlady, then you are the only one that does feel the same way, I only got minus votes or 2 more neg votes than positive that cancelled them all out!

Well, the voters came out and showed their disgust. Jeremy certainly did come out with the better campaign but look at how badly labour has done in the past on more than one occasion. It's learning to trust again and wondering about that old saying 'if it seems to be too good to be true, then it is'. I am surprised Labour didn't win outright with the students and the elderly jumping on the Labour wagon for their financial security. There are an awful lot of students and elderly!

I do think Theresa May will be out on her ear sooner rather than later however. Some members of her own party are even wanting her out and joining up with the DUP ... this could well cause more trouble than we can handle as a nation.
PaulA4
11th Jun 2017
1
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I would like to see her stay and guide us through Brexit.
RosemaryY
11th Jun 2017
3
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With the Brexit negotiations starting in a few days time, Mrs May can't really resign! Where would that leave the country? I live in Nortgern Ireland and I would caution against the DUP having some sort of 'power'. There are lots of moderate people in NI who would be of a similar opinion! Be careful Mrs May!
Aitchess
11th Jun 2017
-2
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Yes, she should definitely stay, who else can we trust with Brexit.
Robcar
11th Jun 2017
7
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Looking at the comments below it looks like Silversurfers are mainly made up of right-wing brexiteers! Theresa May thought she was Thatcher MK2. She can't debate and avoids confrontation as demonstrated by her non-appearances. One commentator on here bemoaned the fact that the last Labour Gov sold gold reserves - you do remember that Maggie sold off Water, Electricity, Gas, Telecoms, Railways and more?
HelenO2
11th Jun 2017
5
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I would replace her with Jeremy Corbyn who - amazingly - some people still aver - isn't good with people!! He has, for Brexit , a high ranking lawyer - rather better qualifications for the job than Boris, I feel. If this is not possible, I would leave her in place as she has now agreed to have cabinet decisions rather than make them herself with one or two people, and perhaps learned lessons during this last - for her - terrible week.
Marymuir59
11th Jun 2017
0
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She should stay as i feel she is the only one capable of getting us through brexit with a decent outcome.
Judy W
11th Jun 2017
2
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I could not agree with scandiman more. Theresa May should undoubtedly stay - she did win, after all. The Labour party excels at making promises it has no intention of keeping, and has shown on this occasion that it is especially proficient at aiming its policies at students who, whether they like it or not, are somewhat inexperienced when it comes to the ways of the world. I wonder what percentage of students took the time and trouble to do their own research into Jeremy Corbyn's dubious past to discover for themselves exactly where his loyalties lie? The Labour party tried its damndest to turn this election campaign into a generational war, making young people believe that it was a case of 'them or us' which could not be further from the truth. I, like many others of my generation, have spent the vast majority of my working life supporting young people in their learning and we all continue to care deeply about their future prospects. At this precise moment, Theresa May needs to send out the right message and remain as leader of the Conservatives.
Fussyhousewife
11th Jun 2017
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She should stay. She will have learned valuable lesson from this - keep your friends close and your enemies closer. We need her to sort out Brexit. Trying to imagine Corbin dealing with the EU fills me with dread.
JR73
11th Jun 2017
2
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He fills me with dread on many aspects.
MichaelG8
11th Jun 2017
1
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Corbyn, Abbott, Thornberry,and John O'Donnell. This is the alternative to Theresa May?
The left wing manifesto endorsed by Labour would be like " boom and bust" from Blair and Brown.
Theresa May is the person to deal with the EU.
Dave VX
11th Jun 2017
3
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We need a strong female to be PM and Theresa May is the closest thing to Margaret Thatcher. She will learn from her mistakes and become stronger.
Wilf
11th Jun 2017
4
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I don't think she is even 10% as tough as Thatcher
pab
11th Jun 2017
2
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She should stay, we need stability right now to get through Brexit.
aaZYaZaaa
11th Jun 2017
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She still got 317 MPs by public votes including my that is a public order to stay Remain !! Labour just got 262MpS after all greedyness offers
If UK resistance wants bright future then they need Theresa May because Labour will open all EUROPEAN markets and this Country will come in Recession!! She is going to say European that take your money and your people and go That's why Labour is opposing because EUROPEAN is a Labours Vote Bank.
FrancesH1
11th Jun 2017
2
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I agree May should go but totally disagree with most of the comments on here!! However May should stay until they can find a better leader and not someone like Boris!! I am already thinking of leaving the UK and going to live overseas whoever is in power. I would rather be known as a European than British because of all the nasty vile selfish people who now live in this country and I don't mean the immigrants! People who think we should return to the past when Britain was Great are deluding them selves. We have lost all sense of compassion and fair mindedness since Maggie Thatcher ruled! Blair did not change much either. Both the main Parties in this country need to take a good long look at themselves. As for the press well what do you expect from the likes of Rupert Murdoch? If my comments upset people's sensibilities then it will only serve to prove my point on the ugliness that prevails in this country from ordinary citizens.
DianeR22
11th Jun 2017
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I have been debating, on FB with several people on the subject of Brexit. They voted Remain, and refuse to accept the Leave result. They would, I know agree with your comment. However, despite trying to keep it polite and non personal, during the course of conversation, they have called Leave voters ignorant, uneducated, racist, xenophobes, little islanders etc. Similarly, the same people are now refusing to respect the election result and still think Corbyn should be PM. More important than any other issue, is that, of our democracy. If the electorate are asked to vote, but the result is not to be respected...we might as well live in a dictatorship. T. May and the Conservatives got the most votes and the most seats. She should stay.
CarolynH3
11th Jun 2017
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She has increased her share of the vote and Jeremy Corbyn did not win so, for the sake of the country,, she must continue to serve and get past this rubbish which Jeremy Corbyn has created with his manifesto which is full of rubbish. Strong and sensible are the words I would use for Theresa May. She's not got an outward personality but I like her a lot. Jeremy Corbyn has no respect for the Queen or life as we know it. He is not for me.
Dadog
11th Jun 2017
8
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Can't think who could possibly replace her just now. We need continuation of the Brexit process and with some authority and conviction. It's time the Tory MPs all got behind her and started getting the job done.
janetready
11th Jun 2017
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Judy W
11th Jun 2017
6
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Yes, Dadog, but let's hope that this time she won't be stabbed in the back by her so-called 'friends' as happened with Margaret Thatcher. THIS time, let's hope her cabinet members ARE 'strong and stable'!
GillianD4
11th Jun 2017
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She is damaged goods she should resign
JR73
11th Jun 2017
2
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We are all damaged at certain times and that when to stay strong.
Lydia321
11th Jun 2017
6
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So agree with scandiman's comments. We need some stability, we cant keep chopping and changing. For better or worse she is the Prime Minister to change now would cause even more upset.
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11th Jun 2017
7
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janetready
11th Jun 2017
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DianeR22
11th Jun 2017
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Even greater numbers forget the seventies, when the left was causing chaos in Britain.
SueT6
13th Jun 2017
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But this is not the 70's....times have changed from then. They've even changed a lot since Blair's 'New Labour'. Then, Blair and his cronies were just red Tories! Corbyn isn't in this for the money or the fame or the glory....he genuinely wants to make life better for all people. Sad that people can't see that. But of course, this is just my opinion.
kanga
11th Jun 2017
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I don't know what she should do . The question to ask is who would take her place . David Cameron threw the towel in over Brexit so should she over the fiasco of causing an unnecessary election. I do not think they should ask the DUP for support as I would not be voting conservative again if that happens .
MonicaP
11th Jun 2017
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If Mrs May had any dignity she would have resigned already. Her days are numbered. It,s only a matter of time!
Wilf
11th Jun 2017
1
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I agree its the only honorable thing to do
thefilthycripple
11th Jun 2017
4
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She will have to go ,but for now she should stay , ,patience is needed because after the election ,it is only a matter of time before the Labour Party implodes . Still many MP's don"t want to work with Corbyn as do Labour leaders in Scotland and Wales
Jono139
11th Jun 2017
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She went to country she should indeed see Brexit through personally we should stop paying into the European union asap
It will free money up for UK ex ukip per dup are my kind of thinking but I am tolerant
MargaretN6
11th Jun 2017
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Just let her get on with her job get us out of the Eu but remember what the people want more police close the borders and get rid of all the immigrants look after the pensioners don't take money off them they all paid in to the system and of course the nhs get it going again we should be the greatest in the world and everybody is coming here for treatment and it's not fair
SheilaM5
11th Jun 2017
4
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Remain to deliver Brexit
JennyW5
11th Jun 2017
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She should go, no question, she tried to get a mandate and failed miserably. Jeremy Corbyn deserves to be PM more than her.
JR73
11th Jun 2017
1
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Labour did not win the poll - end of!!!
JennyW5
11th Jun 2017
5
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I agree JR73, they did not win, and my comment was more ironic than anything else, I just don't think she deserves to be PM. I really don't know who does, but not her.
Autmnchase
11th Jun 2017
6
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For goodness sake . Let's give this woman a chance ! It's a year now since the referendum and the remainers are still going on . It appears to me that because some peoples didn't like the result of the election they are just spitting their dummies out !!!
Abzman
11th Jun 2017
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She no longer has creditable authority to negotiate Brexit on behalf of the UK, and will be seen as weak in Europe

For her the Party is over
Wilf
11th Jun 2017
3
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I agree if she was at the top of a business she would have quit by now. Its the only honorable thing to do
JR73
11th Jun 2017
1
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On the contrary both PM of France and Germany stated clearly the election result did not alter the UK brexit intention!
Huckvaj
11th Jun 2017
6
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To preserve dignity she should have resigned the moment the outcome was known. Either way she is finished because her own party will thrust her out. I don't like the lady's politics, I never had any belief in "strong and stable" which kept being repeated like a mantra, but I have no desire to see her destroyed. Preserve yourself Theresa and walk.
JEN66
11th Jun 2017
3
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As she no morals at all????? No!!! because anyone who could take food from a child's mouth in my book is inhuman
Dadog
11th Jun 2017
3
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Eh? Wherever did that come from?!
LesS
11th Jun 2017
7
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I have less cofidence in this government now than i had before, i mean, the Dup? Almost all of their policies fly in the face of the agreed norm is thos country, i sense a lot of government infighting just to get them toagree on anything!
JR73
11th Jun 2017
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It will be easier than the LD party!
DianeR22
11th Jun 2017
1
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Most of the issues that are not in agreement with Tory policy are devolved issues and it's not a coalition with them anyway.
flodders
11th Jun 2017
6
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I'm not pleased the way she has gone cap in hand to the Irish.
They'll eat her alive, she's not strong enough.
Busybarb
11th Jun 2017
4
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Please get it correct. It is Northern Irish. Irish people reside in the Republic of Ireland.
Bointon
11th Jun 2017
5
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She has lost face not only with this country but with the World. Someone else should take over as Leader.
SusanB5
11th Jun 2017
3
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She was doing good job before election and should never have called election ?? Let's not forget she was plunged into job after Mr Cameron walked away so please give her a chance to do what we all wanted deal on Brexit
Hedgie
11th Jun 2017
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How would they have felt if the vote had gone as May expected. Show her some support, talk about turncoats.
Wilf
11th Jun 2017
2
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I have been watching House of Cards on Netflix for the past week and the UK is even more crazy than that-you literally could not write a book on this. You get a PM after Cameron who has failed in everything she has done as home secretary. She then calls for an election when she has a 20 seat majority and in the 7 weeks she keeps droning on and on and on about "strong and stable leadership". She doesn't appear on TV and when she does she has all the personality and charisma of a piece of wood. Then hey presto she wins the election with less seats than she started with. The UK is going into Brexit discussions-she said we should be strong we have never been weaker! Whats the alternative? Boris-Not really......and I cannot think of another one. Winston where are you in our hour of need? Now he was a leader!!!!
Dadog
11th Jun 2017
5
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If she and her policies - and her presentation were as pathetic as that, Labour should have swallowed her up and won the election. They didn't. They should be worried.
Wilf
11th Jun 2017
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I agree to a degree but then if labour are that useless it should have been a landslide for the Tories and it wasn't. I think the truth is we do not have any world class statesmen/women at the moment. They are all pretty average people
Dadog
11th Jun 2017
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Tend to agree, Wilf. You mentioned Churchill.......now there's a leader!
DianeR22
11th Jun 2017
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I think, that without the student vote...it would have been a good result for the Tories. While it is a good thing to see the young enthused by politics, it has to be recognised that they have no real worldly experience. They have been shielded by family, school, college and university and you can't put an old head on young shoulders. They haven't yet made their contribution to anything. Their time for that is still to come. They have got behind their man, in the way they support a favourite fashion trend or the latest rock star, but this is not an extension of university rag week.
Wilf
11th Jun 2017
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Yes he was a leader Dadog along with people like Nelson, Drake and Wellington
Wilf
11th Jun 2017
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Its a good thing that the youngsters voted ...I think turnout was 72%...It bodes well for democracy-who cares who they voted for...fact is they voted! and lets face it in 30 years they will be the Silversurfers so they need to fix this country asap!
JennyE8
11th Jun 2017
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Because the people of Britain have no confidence in her
ChristineN6
11th Jun 2017
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Although the decision to go for early election backfired on her, she is still the best option as far as I'm concerned. Except for Nigel Farage of course.
JanineS
11th Jun 2017
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She isn't listening to the public and not telling us the truth. To risk all by asking the DUP to prop up her own ego is a disgrace. As the Moody Blues sang, Go Now.
ValerieB8
11th Jun 2017
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She has caused enough trouble as Home Secretary and as prime minister and cannot listen to anyone who may have a different view to her and doesn't relate to the public
terryharry2
11th Jun 2017
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rudderless ship looking for sympathy from outside sources
LindaM46
11th Jun 2017
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If parts of her government don't support. In my opinion they do not have the country at heart. Dothey really want another election. Corby has hood winked voters with free money. Someone has to pay for it. That being workers. Ok. May not comfortable in public that doesn't mean she is no good. You stay Mrs. May.
Best nana
11th Jun 2017
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Why she opted for an election in the first place is beyond me. And as for joining with the DUP how long will it be before they are calling all the shots, and getting away with it
Chrismorina
11th Jun 2017
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I think she should never have called a General Election,there was no need and it has weakened her position but on the whole I think she is a strong woman and as I voted for her I would back her all the way
rudgy
11th Jun 2017
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Go definitely.In bed with the DUP scary .
Marley444
11th Jun 2017
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I still find it hard to believe that we find ourselves in such a mess. Why oh why did she feel that an election was needed? All that time and money wasted and now we are in a state of total unrest and turmoil. I bet she wished she had a PhD in hindsight and could turn the clock back. I would hate to be in her shoes. I feel very uncomfortable aligning with the DUP because I don't support some of their views. And who is a credible replacement for her anyway? Whilst I do think she should resign as she has got us into this unnecessary mess, I am not confident that anyone is capable of getting us out of it!
Agedbird
11th Jun 2017
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Yes I totally agree better the devil you know so to speak ...we don't know who would take her place and as she started brexit she's probably best placed to finish it ...
MrsPat
11th Jun 2017
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She has ruined the country with her and her advisers arrogance. I have just been reading the papers and the Brexit negotiations start in a week and we are in the worse possible position now. The EU will see her as a lame duck and rather than being a strong leader she is as weak as a kitten. Go now would be my view it cannot get any worse.
rungless
11th Jun 2017
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I agree but who would replace her in the negotiations with the EU .... Boris?

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