Under the EU’s phased negotiating strategy, which has been described as “inflexible” by the UK, talks on trade can only begin once “sufficient progress” has been made on citizens’ rights, the Brexit bill and Ireland. Progress, albeit slow at times, is being made on the first and last of those subjects but the financial settlement is at a dead end, with the UK refusing to … Continue reading How Should May Play?
The BBC is generally disliked. What best to do with it? Reform or finish it? After all, it is the British Broadcasting Corporation and allegedly it belongs to us – the British People. Have Your Say. Continue reading What Shall We Do With The BBC?
Has your opinion changed since the EU referendum? Continue reading CSM Brexit Opinion Poll
With Brexit just under two years away, Britain is leaving the EU but hopes to maintain good relations with Europe. Meanwhile, the Americans are welcoming their old friend back to the negotiating table after many years’ absence. Similarly, Commonwealth countries are calling for free trade agreements and closer cooperation. Where do you as a Brit feel your loyalties lie outside of the UK? Who should … Continue reading Where’s Your Loyalty, Brits?
CSM POLLS In light of the General Election result and Theresa May’s current doldrums as PM, who should be the Tory Prime Minister? Stick or shift? Is Theresa May really a “Dead Woman Walking”? Our bet is on Leadsom as Chancellor and Boris as PM (by general Tory consensus rather than another damn, destabilising election). Yours? Continue reading Who Should Be Our PM?
Australian Julian Assange is wanted in the US over the leaking of military and diplomatic documents. Sweden said on Friday it had decided to drop its rape investigation. Meanwhile Ecuador urged the UK to allow him safe passage out of the country. The Wikileaks founder has chosen to remain in the Ecuadorian embassy in London as he waits for the UK to communicate what it … Continue reading What to do with Assange?
Labour is pledging not to raise income tax for those earning less than £80,000 a year as part of an election “personal tax guarantee” for 95% of taxpayers. The shadow chancellor John McDonnell said those on more than £80,000 would pay “a modest bit more” to fund public services. One wonders how much MPs earn? Will Labour MPs be affected by this planned income tax … Continue reading Labour: You Pay, Not Us
There are just under six weeks to go until the General Election. How are You planning to vote? Continue reading CSM GE2017 Poll