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  • Tories win with overall majority

    24 30.00%
  • Tories win the most seats but with no overall majority

    39 48.75%
  • Labour win with overall majority

    3 3.75%
  • Labour win the most seats but with no overall majority

    4 5.00%
  • I couldn't give a flying AndyW

    10 12.50%
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    Quote Originally Posted by BlasterBates View Post
    exactly, thx for illustrating my point.

    What is interesting is that the biggest surpluses were under a Labour government, which is not surprising as they raise taxes as they did in 1997.
    What taxes did they raise in 97?

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    Quote Originally Posted by minestrone View Post
    What taxes did they raise in 97?
    fuel duties
    tobacco duties
    Windfall tax on energy companies
    abolition of dividend tax credit
    I'm alright Jack

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    Weekend polls vary from a 6% lead to 15%, someone is wrong, very wrong. The question is who.

    I'm alright Jack

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlasterBates View Post
    fuel duties
    tobacco duties
    Windfall tax on energy companies
    abolition of dividend tax credit
    Whodathunk, raising taxes pays for stuff. Like fixing leaky school buildings, for example.

    Revealed: one in five school buildings in England require urgent repairs | Education | The Guardian

    One teacher in a primary school in Teesside said she worked in a 26-year-old portable building with windows that would not open and others that would not close.

    “There is a horrendous cold draft, so I often have to sit with my coat on with the children coming in,” she said.
    Upon arriving in office in 2010, the Conservatives scrapped the previous Labour government’s Building Schools for the Future scheme, a £55bn programme to rebuild every secondary school in England.

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    "a £55bn programme to rebuild every secondary school in England."

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlasterBates View Post
    exactly, thx for illustrating my point.

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    You have to forgive him. He doesn't understand maffs and graffs, innit.
    Hard Brexit now!
    #prayfornodeal

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    I entered an election prediction on www.electoralcalculus.co.uk, with a typical lead in the polls of 10% to the Tories, which would normally give a majority but then added 10% tactical voting and got this:

    National Prediction: Conservative short 1 of majority
    I'm alright Jack

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlasterBates View Post
    I entered an election prediction on www.electoralcalculus.co.uk, with a typical lead in the polls of 10% to the Tories, which would normally give a majority but then added 10% tactical voting and got this:

    National Prediction: Conservative short 1 of majority
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    Quote Originally Posted by minestrone View Post
    What taxes did they raise in 97?
    Removed dividend tax credit that was rightfully claimed by pension funds

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlasterBates View Post
    I entered an election prediction on www.electoralcalculus.co.uk, with a typical lead in the polls of 10% to the Tories, which would normally give a majority but then added 10% tactical voting and got this:

    National Prediction: Conservative short 1 of majority
    Where is Andrew Neil when you need him? Even though brave Sir Bozo ran away, Neil did get his spiel out. Bravo Andrew Neil!

    'It is not too late': Andrew Neil challenges Johnson to commit to interview – video | Politics | The Guardian

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