Theresa May, time to step down?

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Re: Theresa May, time to step down?

Post by Jimgward » Wed Mar 20, 2019 3:06 pm

I cannot imagine loads of people would see Brussels running things better than the U.K., although certainly better than this parliament.

I can see (hope) a massive split in UK politics with a 3rd party with middle of the road politics. We should rightly aspire to eradicate extreme right and left wing politics. Socialist and Capitalist principles can co-exist. Look at Germany!

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Re: Theresa May, time to step down?

Post by Jimgward » Wed Mar 20, 2019 3:55 pm

Financial services companies have committed to move about £1tn of assets out of the UK into Europe as the industry triggers its worst-case contingency plans with no Brexit deal in sight, according to consultancy EY. The estimate by EY — which mainly covers client assets and cash moved out of the UK by banks and fund managers as well as the transfer of balance sheets as operations are relocated — has increased by £200bn since the last survey in January.

Banks and investors are now being forced to finalise plans only days from the Brexit deadline, with London’s future trading relationship with the EU still in question after Theresa May failed for a second time to secure parliamentary approval for her deal last week. She now faces having to ask Brussels for an extension to Brexit, causing added uncertainty for businesses in the UK. The number of jobs likely to move to the continent has remained steady at about 7,000, according to the EY study, which tracks the public declarations of 222 UK-based financial services firms on their intentions to restructure. About 2,000 new Europe-based roles have already been created since the June 2016 referendum, the consultancy said. “The relocation of 7,000 high-paid finance jobs will inevitably hit the UK tax base,” said Omar Ali, EY’s head of financial services. “Even using a conservative estimate . . . the direct loss to the Exchequer from employment taxes would be around £600m.
https://www.ft.com/content/016171be-4a7 ... 5d44fb3577

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Re: Theresa May, time to step down?

Post by Varky » Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:02 pm

Hudswell,
I think you will find that he resigned because of TM wanting to control every detail of Brexit negotiations without reference to her Brexit secretary in the same way she treated David Davis. Consequently the present situation is of her sole making. She has, only at 5 minutes to midnight, even thought about consulting other factions within parliament and even then she was not genuine about that. She should have done this two years ago.

The present chaotic situation belongs to Theresa May and no-one else.
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Re: Theresa May, time to step down?

Post by Happy in Cyprus » Thu Mar 21, 2019 2:46 am

living the dream wrote:
Wed Mar 20, 2019 10:00 am
Brussels keeps saying come back and tell us what you want yet when PM May does that they obviously turn down her requests.

Really? Please list a few things which May has asked for which the EU has "obviously" turned down.

That has been the whole crux of the matter: neither the Cabinet, the government, nor House of Commons know what they want, because they're too busy fighting each other. They don't know themselves what they want...so how can May possibly put their list of 'wants' to the EU?

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Re: Theresa May, time to step down?

Post by ApusApus » Thu Mar 21, 2019 6:27 am

Happy in Cyprus wrote:
Thu Mar 21, 2019 2:46 am
That has been the whole crux of the matter: neither the Cabinet, the government, nor House of Commons know what they want, because they're too busy fighting each other.

Sounds a bit like on here really! ;)


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Re: Theresa May, time to step down?

Post by WHL » Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:35 am

The whole bunch of MPs from all sides including the Muppet speaker, have turned Parliament into a laughing stock....Couldn't organise a P up in a Brewery comes to mind.

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Re: Theresa May, time to step down?

Post by Jimgward » Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:41 am

It is looking like we are showing ourselves as foolish, to the entire world. We should have had consensus on a deal, fro within parliament - on the basic principles of what we needed to accept a deal, from all parties - then got it agreed at the EU. Instead, May constructed a deal, got it agreed at the EU (this is a UK deal, not an EU one) but cannot get it agreed in parliament.

She reluctantly decided to invite leaders of parties to No10 last evening and it descended into chaos, with Corbyn walking out when he saw this Independent group being regarded as a party, with his errant MP hoisted into importance. Now I think Corbyn was wrong, as I do May in doing it as well. Corbyn should have stayed then ridiculed the Independents and May afterwards.

Now we have nothing. The potential for a crash out and having to accept deals with anyone who will deal with us. They are already talking about a free-tarrif deal with countries which will kill manufacturing and services in the UK. I posted earlier in the week about the US gearing up to 'invade' and it is confirmed that they are like vultures perched on the trees above our decaying carcass, waiting for the wolves to piss off.

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Re: Theresa May, time to step down?

Post by Jimgym » Thu Mar 21, 2019 2:29 pm

Perhaps it is time to give Corbyn a chance? He doesn't want the UK to leave so it's a win win for many.

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Re: Theresa May, time to step down?

Post by ApusApus » Thu Mar 21, 2019 6:08 pm

Really ……………… have a look at this? https://www.markpack.org.uk/153744/jere ... yn-brexit/


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Re: Theresa May, time to step down?

Post by The Aquila » Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:42 pm

https://www.stopbrexitmisconduct.org.uk/may_summons

Seems she may have to step down?!

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Re: Theresa May, time to step down?

Post by Varky » Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:03 am

Is the transfer season over. If not, can we transfer Teresa May for that New Zealand prime minister? She doesn't seem to be doing a bad job. :lol:

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Re: Theresa May, time to step down?

Post by Happy in Cyprus » Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:38 am

I think the NZ Prime Minister is doing an amazing job. A model to other World leaders in how to handle difficult situations, achieve results fast, and endear herself to all sections of her nation...and I mean ALL.

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Re: Theresa May, time to step down?

Post by WHL » Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:10 am

Happy in Cyprus wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:38 am
I think the NZ Prime Minister is doing an amazing job. A model to other World leaders in how to handle difficult situations, achieve results fast, and endear herself to all sections of her nation...and I mean ALL.
I agree with you HIC, but running New Zealand doesn't come close, to the pressure of running the UK.

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Re: Theresa May, time to step down?

Post by Jimgward » Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:36 pm

She is not running the UK, she is running Brexit only. That's why the NHS is deteriorating, why austerity continues, why homelessness is increasing, why more people work to . minimum wage and less..... zero-hour contracts and much more that's going wrong....

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Re: Theresa May, time to step down?

Post by Varky » Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:08 pm

WHL wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:10 am
Happy in Cyprus wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:38 am
I think the NZ Prime Minister is doing an amazing job. A model to other World leaders in how to handle difficult situations, achieve results fast, and endear herself to all sections of her nation...and I mean ALL.
I agree with you HIC, but running New Zealand doesn't come close, to the pressure of running the UK.
Maybe so, but her performance when responding to questions immediately after the atrocity was a breath of fresh air. She answered questions succinctly without unnecessary exaggeration, as compared with UK politicians who never seem to answer any questions without repetitively putting forward the party line and loving the sound of their own voices. There is no wonder people are bored with UK politics.

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Re: Theresa May, time to step down?

Post by Varky » Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:32 am

Hudswell,
10 out of 10 for your support of a lost cause. I can only repeat a previous comment.
However your judgement on this must be called into question if in your judgement the only viable candidate for prime minister is Theresa May after her appalling tenure as both prime minister and Home Secretary.

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