The centrepiece of the Last Laugh Looney Party Manifesto was to enable older people to move to a self-governing, tax-free haven in the islands on the coast of the UK. In return older people would sell their houses in the UK and forego all their rights to free health care and tax free benefits like bus passes and winter fuel allowance.
Negotiations with the chastened Conservative Party are going well. They are keen to form an alliance with the LLLP, since no other party seems to like them very much. The idea of getting rid of lots of troublesome old people seems to appeal to Theresa May. Especially after so many of them didn’t vote for her, because she threatened to take away their houses in her proposed “dementia tax”.
The new Conservative/LLLP Government would agree to purchase all Older People’s houses at inflated prices to compensate them for giving up their pensions to hasten their move offshore. The Queen had to be consulted but readily consented once she was told she would still be Queen of the off-shore islands and could keep Osbourne House on the Isle of White.
This would all be done during the two year Brexit negotiation period during which time the LLLP would support the Government and all older people would agree to vote for the final outcome. All with the ultimate condition that they then become free to establish:-
THE LAST LAUGH LOONEY PARTY ISLAND REPUBLIC