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The 2016 Scottish Elections Thread

Discussion in 'TalkCeltic Pub' started by Dáibhí, Mar 2, 2016.

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  1. Minimalist

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    None until Independence. :icon_mrgreen:
     
  2. TicFan88

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    There's probably a few on this forum that fall into the BNP category I'm afraid.
     
  3. CookieMonster Geez yer cookies Gold Member

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    Green Party, SNP will be majority by far again, want the Greens to get more votes in ahead of Tory's and Labour.
     
  4. Intellectually Absurd Gold Member Gold Member

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    Not going to happen the conservatives in track to be the second largest party (nothing major mind) labour third and maybe greens might sneak fourth.


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  5. Dáibhí

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    The Greens get my vote. Patrick Harvie is easily the most sensible politician in the game today.
     
  6. TheHolyGoalie

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    Something I've noticed from the Irish election is that they have a lot of independents who run for parliament, a lot of them are elected to.

    I'd like to see more independent candidates in Scotland.
     
  7. strike twice

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    What will happen if Labour slump again ? Will there be a slow , drawn out period of infighting , plotting , counter plotting , soul searching , investigations , commissions , internal audits , interference from London H.Q. , resignations , childish spats , reshuffles , trade union criticism and yet another leadership contest . On don't you feel so very sorry and vexed for poor wee Kezia ? Especially after her getting a funky new hairstyle .:smiley-laughing002:
     
  8. CookieMonster Geez yer cookies Gold Member

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    Yeah am just being optimistic :smiley-laughing002: Doesn't really matter anyway since SNP will dominate it.
     
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    not voting they can all go * themselfs lying * the lot of them
     
  10. TheHolyGoalie

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    First leaders debate is on BBC on Thursday night.
     
  11. The Regime

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    I'm going to wait and see who has the best manifesto. Don't care who it is, but they will get my vote.

    The SNP, the great anti-austerity party, will not use the new tax raising powers to prevent cuts to services. Shock horror! In an effort to look like the party of the poor, Labour will use the new devolved powers. In that event, I will vote for Labour.
     
  12. TheHolyGoalie

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    If Labour think they are going to win votes by putting up taxes they've got another thing coming.
     
  13. Bayern Bru Gold Member Gold Member

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    I would vote SSP if they were running, but they aren't... So Greens.
     
  14. TheHolyGoalie

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    They are.

    They've joined ranks with other loonies to form RISE.
     
  15. Bayern Bru Gold Member Gold Member

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    I am aware of that, and I have no intention of voting them.
     
  16. TheHolyGoalie

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    Out of interest... Why?

    Don't they all pretty much believe in the same thing?
     
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  17. Peej Gold Member Gold Member

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    Scottish leaders debate

    Anyone watching?

    Started with the usual shouting over each other.

    Followed by kezia and Ruth who both campaigned to stay in the .uk, as better together, now debate as if the UK is a hindrance to Scotland and what they would do with powers to combat uk wide policy.
     
  18. Peej Gold Member Gold Member

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    And since that ukip character couldn't even use the word 'welfare' let alone know that its the topic he should be talking atbout, he hasn't been given a chance to speak again.

    Ukip are some joke.
     
  19. Marty McFly Whoa, this is heavy Gold Member

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    Forgot this was on. Will need to catch up on it.
     
  20. Gyp Rosetti Gold Member Gold Member

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    There should be a public warning before they show Davidson on tv :97: