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    (Original post by cranbrook_aspie)
    Not according to opinion polls or Tim Farron's personal ratings.
    They also lost 40% of their council seats up last year, they're expected to make gains this time.
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    It's evident the Lib Dems are already recovering. With Corbyn in Labour and god knows who the Tories elect as their next Leader, a lot of people could potentially be looking to the Lib Dems in 2020.

    Obviously, it depends on who the Tories elect, if Corbyn lasts that long, and if the Lib Dems can present themselves as a viable alternative.
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    I thinking Goldsmith will just win the London Mayor elections however the labour candidate Khan could win it for Mr Corbyn ...
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    (Original post by hazzer1998)
    I thinking Goldsmith will just win the London Mayor elections however the labour candidate Khan could win it for Mr Corbyn ...
    Im very torn between the two in all honesty. If only Goldsmiths housing policy was more coherent.

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    (Original post by PetrosAC)
    It's evident the Lib Dems are already recovering. With Corbyn in Labour and god knows who the Tories elect as their next Leader, a lot of people could potentially be looking to the Lib Dems in 2020.

    Obviously, it depends on who the Tories elect, if Corbyn lasts that long, and if the Lib Dems can present themselves as a viable alternative.
    I recall Paddy Ashdown saying something similar a long while ago. I cant see the libdems bouncing back any time soon tbh and if they get more than 25 seats in 2020 then ill happily eat my hat (and im beong sincere)

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    The Liberals have been down to 6 seats before, in 1951, but slowly (over half a century) recovered.

    Mid Wales was still a heartland for them back then.
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    http://www.parliament.uk/documents/p...16-Avebury.pdf

    Interesting election in the other place, with an electorate of three.
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    (Original post by barnetlad)
    http://www.parliament.uk/documents/p...16-Avebury.pdf

    Interesting election in the other place, with an electorate of three.
    Is Petros taking part in an election in the other place? I found a detailed wiki article about him over there.
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    (Original post by Quamquam123)
    Is Petros taking part in an election in the other place? I found a detailed wiki article about him over there.
    I expect Earl Lloyd George will be elected by the electorate of three.
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    Labour have been breaking electoral law in a by election in Wales

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    All parties bar two have refused to impose junior doctor contracts in NI. After a BMA meeting last night, all who attended vowed to refuse to impose.

    Who refused to meet with the BMA?
    DUP and UKIP

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    (Original post by hazzer1998)
    I thinking Goldsmith will just win the London Mayor elections however the labour candidate Khan could win it for Mr Corbyn ...
    George Galloway? No?

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    All parties bar two have refused to impose junior doctor contracts in NI. After a BMA meeting last night, all who attended vowed to refuse to impose.Who refused to meet with the BMA?DUP and UKIPPosted from TSR Mobile
    Lest we forget that the DUP also opposed the Good Friday Agreement.And are currently defying the democratic will of the people to legalise gay marriage.
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    (Original post by DMcGovern)
    George Galloway? No?

    Lest we forget that the DUP also opposed the Good Friday Agreement.And are currently defying the democratic will of the people to legalise gay marriage.
    As if I needed another reason to vote for those dinosaurs.

    SDLP now going for the "we sympathise with the British soldiers on Bloody Sunday" approach. I dare say that won't end well.

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    As if I needed another reason to vote for those dinosaurs.


    SDLP now going for the "we sympathise with the British soldiers on Bloody Sunday" approach. I dare say that won't end well.
    You are joking me. Dear God why do they even exist
    They're unnecessary now - all they're doing now is just splitting the vote and trying anything to get votes.
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    (Original post by Quamquam123)
    Is Petros taking part in an election in the other place? I found a detailed wiki article about him over there.
    The General Election over there was about a month ago. I've been Home Sec and BIS over there too. Atm I'm Equalities Sec
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    The General Election over there was about a month ago. I've been Home Sec and BIS over there too. Atm I'm Equalities Sec
    Rlibdems that desperate then?

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    You are joking me. Dear God why do they even exist
    They're unnecessary now - all they're doing now is just splitting the vote and trying anything to get votes.
    Trying to find the quote, figured it explained the mass resignations. Came out before the tax issue so that's diluted it. Horrifying. And labour affiliated.

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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    Labour have been breaking electoral law in a by election in Wales

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    Seems a bit daft (assuming this is the Ogmore one) because it's safe as houses.
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    (Original post by Saracen's Fez)
    Seems a bit daft (assuming this is the Ogmore one) because it's safe as houses.
    The wrong address given one?

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    (Original post by cranbrook_aspie)
    They'll never recover.
    I imagine that they will struggle to breach 20% again (it took them more than 30 years post-WW2 although both Labour and the Tories are weaker then they were then) but i imagine that they'll be be back in double digits and beating Ukip fairly quickly (probably 2025) purely because they are an easier protest vote so to speak and also i imagine they'll start to rebuild their reputation as a soft left party.
 
 
 
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