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Who else is excited for the next general election.

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rubin16
rubin16 Community member, Scope Member Posts: 779 Disability Gamechanger
edited May 1 in Coffee lounge
I've never been into politics or cared much for it, but the past few months and year I have really been excited for the next general election to end the tories reign of terror. This especially comes with the tories new plans on benefits and the whole ordeal with sending immigrants to Rwanda, I honestly don't know how they can get any worst at the moment and are destroying this country one piece at a time.

The current rumour is there will be a general election held in the summer of this year (roughly July) and I seriously can't wait. I'm googling each day watching out if they have announced a general election yet. I think when these local elections are done on Thursday Rishi Sunak will be forced out of his PM role.

I already have plans to stay up most of the night watching the general election when it happens, just to see tories get the worst result in history and watch them lose most of their seats.

Who else is excited for a general election?
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  • Sandy_123
    Sandy_123 Scope Member Posts: 55,624 Disability Gamechanger
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    I really hope they are out I will sit up to maybe have an election party in here that night 
  • michael57
    michael57 Community member Posts: 349 Pioneering
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    not to pour fuel on the fire i believe it will be just as bad with whoever gets in power 
  • woodbine
    woodbine Community member Posts: 12,103 Disability Gamechanger
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    Can't wait for the GE the time has come for this evils regime to end, I will also watch with interest the local elections which will give us some clues to just how badly the Tories will do later in the year.

    2024 Election won

  • luvpink
    luvpink Community member Posts: 142 Pioneering
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    No I am not excited but the Tories do need to go.
    I doubt that Labour will be anymore empathetic towards disabled people because if that were the case they would have expressed outrage against the pip proposals.
  • Ralph
    Ralph Community member Posts: 110 Pioneering
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    I used to stay up watching the results come in. Lately I haven’t. Watching gloating Tories is too much. This time I want to see the mighty fall, hoping for more Portillo moments. 🤞
  • Scrumptious67
    Scrumptious67 Community member Posts: 51 Pioneering
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    I don't feel excited about it at all but I can't wait to see the back of this bunch of *****!  Whoever gets in next, (probably Labour), just can't be as bad as this lot.  I think we'll have to wait until November though as Rishi will continue to cling on as long as he can whilst throwing out these ridiculous tropes to win votes.
  • hyancinth
    hyancinth Community member Posts: 78 Pioneering
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    Unless God himself wins, no. Sorry. Same game different player. UK is in 2.5 trillion debt and unless they just let us print money like they do were in trouble no matter what.
  • THE_DUDE
    THE_DUDE Community member Posts: 237 Pioneering
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  • Geoark
    Geoark Community member Posts: 1,472 Disability Gamechanger
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    I have to agree with Michael57 I don't believe  it will be much better whoever gets in.  14 years of Tories undermining the social structure and ripping away many of the underlying support which allowed the deterioration of the underlying support that used to support resilience in our society meant that it was always going to be difficult for who ever came in.

    Am I confident the Tories will lose? No. Unless of course the British public are fed up with shooting themselves in the foot.

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    As a member of a group I did things.
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  • AndrewHall
    AndrewHall Community member Posts: 287 Pioneering
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    hyancinth said:
    Unless God himself wins, no. Sorry. Same game different player. UK is in 2.5 trillion debt and unless they just let us print money like they do were in trouble no matter what.
    Sorry. I don't ever believe in debts scaremongering. It is a cover for brutality of the poor and disabled.  There is nothing such as "a country is in debts" 
    Never allow DWP assertions to define you. They never have evidence of your true circumstances.
  • woodbine
    woodbine Community member Posts: 12,103 Disability Gamechanger
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    Geoark said:
    I have to agree with Michael57 I don't believe  it will be much better whoever gets in.  14 years of Tories undermining the social structure and ripping away many of the underlying support which allowed the deterioration of the underlying support that used to support resilience in our society meant that it was always going to be difficult for who ever came in.

    Am I confident the Tories will lose? No. Unless of course the British public are fed up with shooting themselves in the foot.
    Labour are in some polls as much as 25% in the lead and the Tories as low as 19%, some experts predict the Tories not many more than 100 seats, putting them out of power we hope for 15 years.

    2024 Election won

  • MW123
    MW123 Scope Member Posts: 623 Pioneering
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    Currently, my enthusiasm for the general election is dampened by the uncertainty of its date. However, I'm keenly awaiting Friday, when the analysis of Thursday's local and mayoral elections will be available. This insight will offer a clearer view of the direction our country is heading.
  • Grinchy
    Grinchy Community member Posts: 1,931 Disability Gamechanger
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    I hope  the torys are out, had enough of there bashing anyone who isn't like them, ie rich, i hope they take a hammering
  • OverlyAnxious
    OverlyAnxious Community member Posts: 2,788 Disability Gamechanger
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    I'd be surprised if the Tories get a majority this time, though I'm not convinced Labour will get a majority either.  Personally I think we'll just end up with a hung parliament which won't be much better than what we have now.  Even if Labour do get the majority, I don't expect to see any real world difference from them.  As has been said above, the country is in too deep a hole now, difficult choices have to be made.
  • 66Mustang
    66Mustang Community member Posts: 14,983 Disability Gamechanger
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    hyancinth said:
    Unless God himself wins, no. Sorry. Same game different player. UK is in 2.5 trillion debt and unless they just let us print money like they do were in trouble no matter what.
    There is nothing such as "a country is in debts" 
    I'm just asking out of curiosity but are you willing to elaborate on this??

    It is very much possible for a country to owe money to another country/company/fund/private individual etc

    I was taking what you wrote literally, maybe you meant something more implied than explicit
  • WhatThe
    WhatThe Community member, Scope Member Posts: 1,262 Pioneering
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    No.

    The last time I was excited about a GE was in 2015 when I was convinced Labour would save us (the poor/the disadvantaged) but they sank themselves with the help of Owen Smith and the Blairites. 


  • AndrewHall
    AndrewHall Community member Posts: 287 Pioneering
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    66Mustang said:
    hyancinth said:
    Unless God himself wins, no. Sorry. Same game different player. UK is in 2.5 trillion debt and unless they just let us print money like they do were in trouble no matter what.
    There is nothing such as "a country is in debts" 
    I'm just asking out of curiosity but are you willing to elaborate on this??

    It is very much possible for a country to owe money to another country/company/fund/private individual etc

    I was taking what you wrote literally, maybe you meant something more implied than explicit
    If you read my post rather than taken a phrase out of context, you will understand better 
    Never allow DWP assertions to define you. They never have evidence of your true circumstances.
  • WelshBlue
    WelshBlue Community member Posts: 768 Disability Gamechanger
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    Different government with different knives to stab us in the back with, different friends to feather nests and their own

    Yippee.  Not that I'm cynical or anything
  • Geoark
    Geoark Community member Posts: 1,472 Disability Gamechanger
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    @woodbine I agree that the polls are looking good at the moment, however the date has not yet been set and a lot can happen in politics. We need to get rid of them, and I hope we will. 

    As an individual I stood alone.
    As a member of a group I did things.
    As part of a community I helped to create change!

  • rebel11
    rebel11 Community member Posts: 1,669 Pioneering
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    If the Conservative Party was left with 'one seat', that would be 'one' too many, that would be a 'good thing' and something to 'celebrate'. 
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