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Van wink last won the day on January 11

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  1. Van wink

    OT - EU straw poll...

    No I just quoted you an article from the FT which on averaging I believe it was 4 polls showed that 49% of people that voted Labour in 2017 won’t be voting for them in these Elections.
  2. Van wink

    OT - EU straw poll...

    Ah yes, couldn’t agree more.
  3. Van wink

    OT - EU straw poll...

    I haven’t read it all Hermy, I’m afraid I don’t bother with yards of BS. As for the NHS, it saved my life and I m sure many others are endebted to it. Having worked in a senior management role for a while in the organisation my personal view is that the biggest threat it faces are politicians, of any political persuasion. It should be apolitical, like education imo, an organisation run by professionals who draw on best practice from around the world. The amount of money that was wasted in my few years in Norfolk on reorganisation after reorganisation, new chairs and desks and new offices for the same people with new titles, that might sound trite but it’s true. We need a model agreed cross party and let the experts get on and deliver it without having to waste huge amounts of energy shuffling chairs.
  4. Van wink

    OT - EU straw poll...

    Looks like Bill was on it again last night
  5. Van wink

    OT - EU straw poll...

    That’s not far off the figure I quoted from the FT which averaged 4 polls and saw 49% of Labour voters from 2017 would not support them next week. The point I was taking from your post was “a small hit”, that sort of stat would stretch the definition imo
  6. Van wink

    Playoff Watch - All Leagues

    Well done Charlton, very fine pitch invasion.
  7. Van wink

    City Bus on Have I Got News for You!

    Yep, got a bit stuck on name the oven though.
  8. Van wink

    Playoff Watch - All Leagues

    Yep, we've been treated to some really good entetainment over the last few weeks. a sort of post promotion festival
  9. Van wink

    Playoff Watch - All Leagues

    yet another amazing game. now 2-3
  10. Van wink

    OT - EU straw poll...

    Hermy "Brexit Party mass rally in Merthyr Tydfill, Labour heartlands I presume." Keir Hardie would agree
  11. Van wink

    OT - EU straw poll...

    I would like to see your evidence for only a small hit. "Less than half', that still sounds like it might be quite a large number to me. Two quotes ( note the tadpoles BS Bill) from todays FT FT"A Financial Times average of four polls over the past week showed that only 51 per cent of people who voted Labour in the 2017 general election would support the party in next week’s vote" "It is a testament to the upheaval in British politics in 2019 that Mr Farage and his upstart Brexit party are targeting such Labour heartlands in their campaign for next week’s elections to the European Parliament, capitalising on the disaffection with Mr Corbyn’s tortured stance. “Jeremy Corbyn and Labour have done everything they can to stop Brexit,” said Allen Burton, another of the attendees at Mr Farage’s rally. “They don’t want to leave; they are defying the will of the people.” Brexit party supporters hold up placards at the end of an European election rally.The Huddersfield audience cheered wildly ........ greeted Mr Farage with roars of “Nigel, Nigel”. Such an enthusiastic response to prominent rightwing politicians would have been unthinkable in past years in Huddersfield, a town that has voted Labour in every general election for more than three decades — and was the birthplace of Harold Wilson, who won Downing Street for the party four times"
  12. Van wink

    OT - EU straw poll...

    You seem to have overlooked the Labour areas in the North of England.