Well, well, well... Hardly surprising, but a poll conducted by the Wales on Sunday has found that 79% of those who voted wouldn't vote for their current MP in a General Election. Only one MP - Adam Price - managed to secure over 50% of support. The least favourite of all? Montgomeryshire's very own Lembit Opik with a staggering 94% saying they wouldn't vote for him again!
Ok, so there are problems with the poll. Only 1952 website visitors took the poll and I can't seem to find a full breakdown in order to see the number of people who'd voted in every constituency. Could be a very small sample in some, and a huge amount in other constituencies. Plus, there's no way of verifying that the voters were actually from that constituency. But, it is indicative of the depth of anti-politician feeling in the UK today. People are furious, and I can't say they blame them. I do hope the electorate aren't too rash when it comes to casting their vote though. Not all politicians are evil - some have genuinely worked hard for their constituents and should be kept in post. Others need to go. As I said this week, anything is possible in the next General Election. Every seat seems up for grabs - even a Plaid Cymru win in Montgomeryshire doesn't seem as laughable as it would have been a few months ago! Interesting times indeed.
Theresa May speech - the morning after.
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