UK's Conservative party can't find enough willing applicants to be candidates for parliamentary seats: https://www.conservativehome.com/thetorydiary/2018/10/a-candidate-shortage-strikes-conservative-selections-in-target-seats.html
Not enough qualified members. No enthusiasm. Prospect of a long campaign. Pessimism about the next election
Has Theresa May finally run out of Brexit road?
Backing herself into a corner of the corn field where there simply aren't any options left that are both acceptable to the EU and could be voted through parliament.
David Davis calls on ministers to rebel against Brexit deal. Ex-minister says PM’s plan is ‘unacceptable’ as she tries to appease DUP and Tory Brexiters
If it's not the DUP, it's the hard-Brexiters.
Tories take four-point lead over Labour despite Brexit troubles.
The Conservatives are the more trusted party to lead the Brexit negotiations according to the poll, with 29% of respondents saying they trusted the Tories more compared to 18% for Labour.
As far as I can tell, the whole country is now living in some fantasy Never Never Land that's completely divorced from reality. We seem to be able to cling on to our tribal loyalties and ignore a ruling party that is imploding as it tries to drive us off the Brexit cliff. I think we're going to need a bigger magic wand. Clap louder, children to save poor tinker-bell.
London Anti-Brexit March next Sat (20-Oct). Be There.
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