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From the car workers in East Oxford to the 2 great universities with Eu students who are the lifeblood of what we do together and to the EU migrants who enrich our lives here.. we have come together to #StopTheCoup @OxfordStays
« We stand outside Balliol college, an institution that must cringe at its association with our current PM »
« We do! »
Remain labour, the Lib Dem’s, the Greens are here today to stand together to defend democracy against the coup. #stopthecoup
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I believed in the integrity of Parliament and was secure in that knowledge. I was grateful to be born in a country where a Sovereign Parliament ruled even though I didn’t always agree with the Government of the Day. My family and friends suffered under Thatcher prospered under
Blair. I was educated free until I was 21 being part of a lucky generation in that respect. I’ve worked for 40 years paid my dues to the state. My husband worked on the Railways hard physical work with poor rewards. But we worked never had to claim anything because we were
Lucky to be relatively healthy until recently. Now that country I was so proud of is throwing away the Unions in belongs to ironically governed by the Conservative and Unionists! They are happy to ditch anything cooperative to become Little England 🙄
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0010AB New Engerland
Off to sell donations to the Breitbart Charity Fund
Signal my allegiance to the Moggbot in the sky
Home to hear Big Sister making little sisters cry

What did you do Daddy
When they kicked in the neighbour's door
#WhatDidYouDo in the #Brexit #CivilWar.... 🤠
1st they came for Little Mo
Then they came for Kurt
Veronique just disappeared
It was weird what they did to Good Ol' Bert
Don't get sick today Dad
We haven't got a sou
& you know the Hunt Health Clinics
Ain't for the likes of me & you...🆘
(#PeoplesParliament #prorogue)...
What did you do Daddy
When they passed the New Patriot Law
Why drink so much Moonshine
Were we always this crazy poor
Where the hell's my Mummy
Why don't we talk about our life before
The hypermega depression
After the #BrexitCivilWar...
(#ChurchHouseDeclaration #RemainAlliance)
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It's now painfully clear and beyond any doubt: 1. That the sunny, cost-free, easy-access uplands, posited by the Brexit cult, are mendacious fantasy. 2. That the ever-growing costs, downsides and consequences of Brexit are very real and intellectually indisputable.
#BrexitChaos
We may tire of confronting the undisputed opportunity costs* of #Brexit #CatastrophUK (c.£130bn so far, rising at c.£1.2bn weekly) but our *GDP *Currency *Property Values *Stock Market *Govt Borrowing *Ongoing #Brexodus (ref: @uk_domain_names) combine to drag the UK backwards.
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On Saturday we sent our volunteers out to the Cross in #Chester and to Ellesmere Port to talk to the constituents of @justinmadders too. We wanted to ask whether Halloween Brexit would be a Trick or Treat. THREAD
Additionally our message in Ellesmere Port included a discussion relating to the NO-Deal related job losses at Vauxhall expected if Boris Johnson gets his way. In #Chester we want to know if people would support a #RemainAlliance
Meanwhile @EuropeWeaver set up their table in Weaverham. They experienced a good deal of gratitude from remainers really pleased to see them out campaigning for a #peoplesvote and #StopBrexit
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If #GE19 is coming, then it's coming sooner rather than later

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Notwithstanding summer recess, when move to GE can't happen (easily), it feels there's growing pressure to push the necessary button ASAP in September

2/
From opposition side, successful trial of #RemainAlliance model (even though huge problems of scaleability) and ability to overcome CON/BXP challenge will embolden parties

3/
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Well, that was a stunner! - #RemainAlliance beats the split Tory & Brexit Party votes in Brecon & Radnorshire.

This is also an area that voted 52% Leave in 2016... and is now in pro-EU Lib Dem hands. Amazing stuff.
There are several fascinating lessons from the Brecon & Radnorshire result:

1- Like with Peterborough, the Tory Party & Brexit Party again split the vote with each other, both losing out.

2- This will cause resentment of BP by the Tory Party... making it harder to work together
3- Farage will point to this as the need for Tory-BP pacts, thus trying to ramp up his influence, causing more tensions in Tory Party.

4- This is humiliation for Johnson, whose “bounce” didn’t convince BP and couldn’t beat Lib Dems/ #RemainAlliance
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BRECON. LIB DEM GAIN.

Has Labour lost their deposit?

Jane Dodds (LD) - 13,826
Chris Davies (CON) - 12,401
Des Parkinson (BXP) - 3,331
Tom Davies (LAB) - 1,680
Lily the Pink (MRLP) - 334
Liz Phillips (UKIP) - 242
T

Looney party beat UKIP!
Turnout - 59.72%
LD GAIN
No Labour just squeezed 5.28% ...so kept their deposit just...still

An absolute rout.

LDs cannot afford to be complacent . 1.4k majority. #RemainAlliance phew!

BXP didn’t do well. Just over 1 in 10 votes. So that kept the Tory vote up.

LD +14.4%
Tories -9.6%
LAB - 12.4%.
Boris Johnson HAS made an electoral record, however

He’s lost a seat faster than any other Prime Minister

9 days into office

Next closest was Alex Douglas-Home who lost a seat in 19 days

Also the shortest serving PM at just over 10 month

Let’s hope Johnson beats that one too
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Important point here
Corbyn's Labour simply will not engage in #RemainAlliance pacts even though they risk letting the far right in because
A) Corbyn is a brexiter and
B) the leadership is arrogant & tribal
If you are still in @Uklabour you're complicit in this
#Brexit
@UKLabour It's brutal honesty
If Labour Remainers and Labour Remain MPs work with the #RemainAlliance we have a chance of a progressive government AND stopping #Brexit

If they stand with Corbyn we all lose & a Farage/Johnson government forms

Time to pick a side

@UKLabour Corbyn stands on the wrong side of the #Brexit argument and always will, a vote for any Labour MP who is not a committed remainer is a vote for a hard right #Brexit (because there are no other Brexits available now) as Corbyn cannot win

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A response to some FAQs. 1. We are not lobbying the parties we are discussing directly with @Plaid_Cymru @LibDems @TheGreenParty as well as Independents. We are also in contact with @ForChange_Now and @RenewParty
2. We are working in England and Wales only. The SNP are competitive and will fight every seat in Scotland so no reciprocal deals are possible. Also the tendency of unionist coalescence means that a SNP/LD pact could mean MORE pro Brexit Tories
3. We do not aim to unseat sensible and remainer Labour MPs, but Labour are still divided on Brexit and will not be standing down in any seat - so cannot be part of a #RemainAlliance . If you want @UKLabour to join you need to lobby them
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