Aunty Madge Opinions

Aunty Madge's Opinions

Aunty Madge is a regular commentator on national and political issues, allowing the public to comment freely.

Just an ordinary citizen, Madge may hit your “sweet spot” or offend with her unbiased views. Here's what she's said recently.

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Subject: Who do you "LEND" your vote to?

Category: Politics

Lending your vote is a way to vote that helps people make smart choices based on specific issues during an election, regardless of political allegiances.

It may be necessary to adopt a more flexible approach to political decision-making to influence voting choices that transcend traditional party loyalty.
Neither of the two main parties OWN your vote — it is yours to use freely.


Subject: Trust in Politicians

Category: UK National Issues

Those who speak of gods or kings have little reasoning and are not to be trusted.


Subject: Migrants detected crossing the English Channel in small boats

Category: Politics

  • 2018 = 299
  • 2019 = 1,843
  • 2020 = 8,466
  • 2021 = 28,526
  • 2022 = 45,755
  • 2023 = 28,136 (end Nov)

The majority of these are given refugee status or discretionary leave.
Discretionary leave to remain is a type of immigration permission that is given to certain immigrants who cannot be processed under existing UK immigration rules.

Many have been denied refugee status, yet there is a lack of clarity regarding the manner or location of their return to their country of origin.