Your 6 favourite UK politicians?

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    Like the other thread, basically.

    1. Nigel Farage
    2. Jacob Rees Mogg
    3. Daniel Hannan
    4. Steven Woolfe
    5. Jenny Jones
    6. Douglas Carswell
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    Hmm not really sure. Off the top of my head I quite like these guys:

    1) Bo Jo
    2) Theresa May
    3) Zac Goldsmith
    4) Jacob Rees Mogg
    5) Priti Patel
    6) Sajid Javid
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    1. The Right Hon. Harambe MP
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    1: Ken Clarke
    2: Sarah Wollaston
    3: Amber Rudd
    4: Chucka Umunna
    5: Liz Truss
    6: Damian Green

    Honourable mentions

    Tristram Hunt, Dan Hannan, Liz Kendall, Hilary Benn, Andrew Tyrie, Margaret Hodge, Michael Dugher
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    (Original post by Joel 96)
    Like the other thread, basically.

    1. Nigel Farage
    2. Jacob Rees Mogg
    3. Daniel Hannan
    4. Steven Woolfe
    5. Jenny Jones
    6. Douglas Carswell
    Let's go down the list.

    Farage - anti-smoking ban in enclosed public areas, pro-handgun legalisation.

    Rees Mogg - who campaigned for the last GE with the promise he would 'save traditional marriage'. Anti-gay marriage/equal rights, anti-human rights laws.

    Hannan - I don't know much about him.

    Woolfe - convicted drink-driver, but also called for a meritocratic approach to immigration, so I'm divided.

    Jones - pro-gay marriage, pro-euthanasia, anti-hereditary peers. I approve.

    Carswell - anti gay-marriage/equal rights, pro-selling state forests.

    Not perhaps the nicest group of people to have as your favourites.
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    (Original post by Mactotaur)
    Let's go down the list.

    Farage - anti-smoking ban in enclosed public areas, pro-handgun legalisation.

    Rees Mogg - who campaigned for the last GE with the promise he would 'save traditional marriage'. Anti-gay marriage/equal rights, anti-human rights laws.

    Hannan - I don't know much about him.

    Woolfe - convicted drink-driver, but also called for a meritocratic approach to immigration, so I'm divided.

    Jones - pro-gay marriage, pro-euthanasia, anti-hereditary peers. I approve.

    Carswell - anti gay-marriage/equal rights, pro-selling state forests.

    Not perhaps the nicest group of people to have as your favourites.
    These are obviously issues we fundamentally disagree on.
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    (Original post by Joel 96)
    These are obviously issues we fundamentally disagree on.
    Quite probably.

    JRM irritated me with that campaign, I'm afraid.
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    (Original post by Mactotaur)
    Quite probably.

    JRM irritated me with that campaign, I'm afraid.
    Well yes, that is to be expected if you hold a pro-gay-marriage stance.
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    (Original post by Joel 96)
    Well yes, that is to be expected if you hold a pro-gay-marriage stance.
    I don't believe I've seen anyone on here (or anywhere else, for that matter) give a good reason for why they hold an anti-gay marriage stance.
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    1. Dennis Skinner. The most in-touch politician.
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    (Original post by Mactotaur)
    I don't believe I've seen anyone on here (or anywhere else, for that matter) give a good reason for why they hold an anti-gay marriage stance.
    If I were to explain my position, it would take a very long time. If you want to take this to PM, then I'll be happy to discuss this with you.
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    (Original post by Joel 96)
    If I were to explain my position, it would take a very long time. If you want to take this to PM, then I'll be happy to discuss this with you.
    That's fine with me, just send me a message.
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    1) Boris Johnson
    2) David Cameron
    3) George Osborne
    4) Sajid Javid
    5) Jeremy Hunt
    6) Philip Hammond
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    (Original post by Mactotaur)
    I don't believe I've seen anyone on here (or anywhere else, for that matter) give a good reason for why they hold an anti-gay marriage stance.
    Because he's a catholic conservative?

    I think it would be harder to explain why as a Christian somebody would support gay marriage.


    (I support gay marriage and I'm an atheist)
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    Err...
    Lord Sugar and Baroness Brady count right...
    Otherwise none of them
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    Dennis Skinner, John McDonnell, Caroline Lucas, Alex Salmond (not particularly him personally, but quite like the SNP more generally), Jon Trickett, and I'll say Angela Rayner as the sixth.
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    (Original post by Mactotaur)
    That's fine with me, just send me a message.
    I'll send you one this evening.
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    (Original post by Trapz99)
    1) Boris Johnson
    2) David Cameron
    3) George Osborne
    4) Sajid Javid
    5) Jeremy Hunt
    6) Philip Hammond
    Jeremy Hunt??? Seriously???
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    1. Dennis Skinner (You have to admit a man at his age passionately arguing his case at 84 years old is something to be admired, he is still going to rallies and still takes politics seriously, It has never been about fame or position it's about fighting in the cause he believes).

    2. Nicola Sturgeon (A great competent leader which is asking a lot in politics now, again I trust Nicola Sturgeon mostly and the only reason she has negative opinion by anyone is purely because she leads the SNP nothing about her personally).

    3. Mhairi Black (A great example on what politics should be about representing society as a whole not just the oligarchy we seem to aspire to be, a young women from a modest background to represent viewpoints from those that aren't just from eton is what is needed for a healthy democracy).

    4. Alex Sammond (Another generally competent leader than has helped the SNP become a force in Scotland)

    5. Caroline Lucas (I'm not a supporter of the Green party but I support similar views on the world, Caroline Lucas like most of the above politicans show great effort in promoting what they believe in, she was even arrested with others in a fracking protest).

    6. Jeremy Corbyn (Poor beleaguered Corbyn isn't perfect but again stands for what he believes in, criticisms of him are everywhere yet nobody mentions that he voted against the iraq war we all hate so much or the protest he did against apartheid or his part of the peace talks with Sinn Fein among many others)
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    nige
    bobo
    daniel hannan
    jacob rees-mogg
    peter bone
    douglas carswell
    tony benn
 
 
 
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