There was uproar last night as campaigning in the General Election stopped abruptly on the 33rd day to allow Conservative candidates to form a guard of honour for Theresa May. Jeremy Corbyn revealed afterwards that he had agreed to the hiatus to mark her retirement after a long career for the Blues.
‘The Tories chose day 33 to mark the fact that they’re 33-1 on to win the election,’ he explained. ‘Of course, that was fixed before they released their dementia tax plans. It’s a sad way for her to go out, scoring the own goal that means they may now come runners-up.’
The Conservatives had already ruled out playing in Europe