For Britons who identify with the political left, last week's election result was a miserable one.
The Coalition government is being replaced with an all-Tory one, albeit one with a narrow majority and it is therefore expected David Cameron will be held to ransom by the rightw-wing of his party.
Cue five more years of harsh austerity, Euroscepticism and further encroachment on the privacy of citizens.
In fact, so bleak are things looking that, in a completely serious press release, "international relocations brand" MoveHub.com says it has witnessed a "staggering 10 per cent rise in enquiries".
This is a really profound increase in requests and we would not normally see a surge at this time of year, as generally people are focused on holidays. On the day the result was announced we saw a huge jump in enquiries and this continued across the weekend.
Max Holloway, MoveHub spokesperson
Spain is reportedly the most popular choice among would be emigrants, with an apparent 40 per cent jump in searches.
And it looks like Ed Miliband might be one of the first to lead the exodus. The former Labour leader was spotted touching down in Ibiza on Monday morning with his wife Justine.