The King Wanted to Fish

CSM EDITORIAL Yesterday’s outburst by Dominic Grieve on the radio was embarrassing – for him and the Conservative Party. That someone of such low rank should attack the recently-resigned foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, and in such a public way, was both petty and puerile. Grieve threatening to resign gives us all hope and puts wind in Johnson’s sails. Perhaps Grieve can be joined by Anna … Continue reading The King Wanted to Fish

It’s Sex Not Gender

CSM EDITORIAL Every now and again a public consultation appears that everyone ought to be made aware of. Anyone with a family, especially one with girls or young boys, this impacts you. The UK Government’s consultation into updating the 2004 Gender Recognition Act is now in full swing and shall come to a close this coming October. For most of us this may seem a trifling … Continue reading It’s Sex Not Gender

Celebrating Abortion is Repellent

CSM EDITORIAL The sight of pro-abortion activists partying after winning the referendum in Ireland on Saturday somewhat jars. Apparently, according to The Guardian, pro-abortion Irish emigrant activists in Australia were “in tears” and jubilant at the result. Amnesty International hailing the result as a “momentous win for women’s rights” that “marks the beginning of a new Ireland” is just about passable. Whether it is the right … Continue reading Celebrating Abortion is Repellent

Torbay Councillor Apologises

CSM EDITORIAL It’s not often that a politician apologises, so we thought we should highlight a moment when a politician did. Following on from our editorial on the 11th April, Behaviour Unbefitting, covering a Torbay councillor’s rude and dismissive chat with voters on a Torbay Facebook Forum, the councillor has apologised. Here below is the redacted letter with its embedded apology. We shall continue to … Continue reading Torbay Councillor Apologises

An Open Letter to Penny Mordaunt

To: The Secretary of State for International Development of the United Kingdom, Rt Hon Penelope Mordaunt MP.   Dear Ms Mordaunt, Recuperating Taxpayers’ Funds “Once to every woman and nation, comes the moment to decide, In the strife of truth with falsehood, for the good or evil side” To paraphrase the old hymn, You, Secretary of State, are at a great moment of truth. You can … Continue reading An Open Letter to Penny Mordaunt

No Walk in the Park for L&G

CSM EDITORIAL Local residents of Maidencombe, a rural community that is part of Torquay, are justified in raising their concerns about the re-emergence of plans to build a Las Vegas style complex of buildings on Sladnor Park, an oasis of nature.  History looks set to repeat itself as Keith Cockell and his latest retirement village platform, “Inspired Villages”, try once again to deliver his dream … Continue reading No Walk in the Park for L&G