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May government rules out Brexit vote before local polls, Holiday Greetings!
The government's new plan is to turn the Withdrawal Agreement into a Bill that can be amended in a bid to persuade Labour MPs to support it. It is also set to include provisions on keeping the UK aligned with EU standards on < reckless eyeballin' > workers' rights and environmental protection.
Although the chaos of Brexit is likely to PUNISH the governing Conservative party at the municipal polls, with the Tories braced to lose between 500 and 800 local councillors, the party is particularly anxious to avoid the European elections. Surveys suggest that 60% of Tory activists and 40% of the party's local councillors plan to vote against their own party in the EU elections, and the latest surveys on the European elections put the Tories on 13%, around half the level of Labour and Nigel Farage's Brexit party.

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by Cat on Mon Apr 29th, 2019 at 06:47:44 PM EST
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