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PM making a statement at 11:15

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ShowMePotatoSalad Tue 18-Apr-17 10:02:00

Apparently that time is only reserved for most serious of occasions...

Twitter rumour mill going in to overdrive.

The source btw is Laura Kuenssberg.

quicklydecides Tue 18-Apr-17 10:03:05

What are the rumours?
I mean even roughly, royal family? North Korea? Brexit?

ShowMePotatoSalad Tue 18-Apr-17 10:03:47

All of the above from what I've seen so far. Also big rumour is a snap GE.

NoCapes Tue 18-Apr-17 10:05:39

What's a snap GE?

TheFifthKey Tue 18-Apr-17 10:05:57

Obviously a GE is the best we can hope for here. Ugh, I hate these sorts of things. They never turn out as bad as you think though.

Awwlookatmybabyspider Tue 18-Apr-17 10:05:58

Maybe the Queen's pregnant.grin.

TheFifthKey Tue 18-Apr-17 10:06:18

General Election, NoCapes.

ShowMePotatoSalad Tue 18-Apr-17 10:06:26

General Election

SapphireStrange Tue 18-Apr-17 10:06:54

General election, called outwith the usual 5-year schedule.

Surely not?!? Or has she used her walking hols in Wales to reflect on her life and realise that actually she CBA with dealing with North Korea/Brexit/NHS/Trump etc etc after all?

I can't say I'd blame her.

Awwlookatmybabyspider Tue 18-Apr-17 10:06:58

SGE=Snap general Election

NoCapes Tue 18-Apr-17 10:07:56

Ah I see, thanks

Well looking at the other rumours let's hope it is an election
Or of course the Queen is pregnant grin

quicklydecides Tue 18-Apr-17 10:08:03

Harry leaving the royal family to go off and get married?

Awwlookatmybabyspider Tue 18-Apr-17 10:08:15

Or David Cameron's back. Arrrgggghhhhh

nauticant Tue 18-Apr-17 10:08:22

I'm hoping it'll be the announcement of another bank holiday to be introduced into the calendar.

alltouchedout Tue 18-Apr-17 10:08:31

If she wants a GE doesn't she have to get 2/3 of parliament to agree now we have the fixed term parliaments act? Can she get 2/3 of MPs to agree?

originalbiglymavis Tue 18-Apr-17 10:10:11

Eh what? Where did you hear this? Any flags at half mast?

ParadiseCity Tue 18-Apr-17 10:10:27

Ooooh. I love Laura Kuensberg (sp) - she seems so clever and invincible.

Maybe TM is going to say something about North Korea? I can't believe she's going to call a GE. (Waits to be totally wrong)

Laska5772 Tue 18-Apr-17 10:10:39

Queen perhaps?

Awwlookatmybabyspider Tue 18-Apr-17 10:10:49

She's going to give us all 1 million Pound each. You never know your luck in a big city. grin

elvisola Tue 18-Apr-17 10:12:45

Prince Phillip I think, unfortunately

ShowMePotatoSalad Tue 18-Apr-17 10:14:13

Original it was posted on Twitter by BBC's Laura Kuenssberg. Link to original tweet here: twitter.com/bbclaurak/status/854255578981552128

Asmoto Tue 18-Apr-17 10:14:18

I thought Prince Philip, but would that come from the PM?

TheFairyCaravan Tue 18-Apr-17 10:14:23

Oh fucking hell. I hope it's not anything to do with the military, that'll tip me right over the edge this morning.

originalbiglymavis Tue 18-Apr-17 10:14:43

Would they wait for a death? Can someone please look out the window and see if tower bridge us up? Isn't that The Signal?
Have we decided war with anyone?

PunjanaTea Tue 18-Apr-17 10:14:53

Wouldn't it be madness to have a GE now when there are only 50 weeks of Brexit negotiations left.

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