The Brexit Party Warning Shot

CSM EDITORIAL The announcement by Nigel Farage that his Brexit Party is now a viable choice for the next European Elections in May  – should it need to be used – is key. Should there be any significant delay to Brexit – and the European elections be fought by UK politicians (let’s hope not) – then the Tories and Labour can expect to lose most … Continue reading The Brexit Party Warning Shot

Sheep Farming & No Deal

BY BEN EAGLE It is looking increasingly likely that Britain will be crashing out of the EU without a deal. Whilst I don’t condone the recent words of Donald Tusk condemning leading Brexiteers, as somebody trying to look to the future in farming I cannot pretend that part of me wanted to thank him for saying it. Brexit has unleashed uncertainty in all sectors but … Continue reading Sheep Farming & No Deal

Labour Police Commissioners Facilitating Sabs?

BY NIGEL BEAN & PAUL READ So the Labour-supporting Cheshire PCC held a review into public concerns over hunting. And, naturally, he received tremendous support from local Labour politicians. Why? Well, for one, it was their party that took a one million pound ‘bung’ from IFAW/PAL to ban hunting in the first place and with a 250k ‘bung’ before the 2010 election and another 250k … Continue reading Labour Police Commissioners Facilitating Sabs?

Snatching Victory from the Jaws of Defeat

CSM EDITORIAL The battered and divided Remain lobby have been talking this week of opportunism. Opportunistically creating a period of calm during which Brexit apathy takes hold – during which time backbenchers who wish to reverse Brexit can grab the Brexit controls when most Brits are not looking. Since last week’s fights there has been a period of calm and quiet. The Prime Minister has … Continue reading Snatching Victory from the Jaws of Defeat

Grow Up Chaps

BY FRANK HAVILAND Welcome to another edition of ‘World’s Most Offended’, where celebrities battle it out for woke points in a desperate bid to stay relevant. Congratulations to last week’s winner, Will Young, who takes away a year’s subscription to the Guardian, and as many vegan sausage rolls as his pockets can carry. The former Pop Idol star became incensed last week at the latest … Continue reading Grow Up Chaps

The Malthouse Compromise

BY JAMIE FOSTER Just when we thought there was no possible way forward in the Brexit arrangements a plan has emerged that may signal a solution. The plan which has drawn support from both remain and leave MPs is the so called Malthouse compromise, named after Conservative MP Kit Malthouse who brought the different factions together. It is a plan with two halves. The first, … Continue reading The Malthouse Compromise