McKinstry’s Mauling

CSM EDITORIAL Excusing corpses and those voters forced to vote by imams for fear of a beheading, if there’s anyone left in Britain still thinking of voting for Corbyn’s Labour Party then they need to read Leo McKinstry’s account of working alongside Jeremy Corbyn for a decade in his Islington North constituency. McKinstry spells out the obvious – that “the Labour Party is in the … Continue reading McKinstry’s Mauling

Oil & Water – Corbyn & the Countryside

CSM EDITORIAL Jeremy Corbyn claimed yesterday that the Conservatives are no longer the party of farmers and rural communities, that the Tories’ willingness to take the UK out of the EU without an agreement paves the way for “devastation” of the agricultural sector comparable to Margaret Thatcher’s coal mine closures in the 1980’s. His pitch at the UK countryside appeared to be based on a … Continue reading Oil & Water – Corbyn & the Countryside

Legal Aid for Terror Attack Families

EDITORIAL The Squires are not fond of petitions. Most often – like the petition arranged by Continuity Remain for Britain to stay in the EU – they are abused and skewed. Recently Sir Roger Scruton perhaps chose his words about the Chinese less carefully than he should have but his words on petitions were spot on when he said “tempted by a ‘one-click’ response to … Continue reading Legal Aid for Terror Attack Families

The Tory Rural Deficit

CSM EDITORIAL It is depressing that only 30 percent of people think the Tories understand rural Britain. A recent poll sponsored by the Countryside Alliance found in addition that only 8.5% of people thought rural life had improved under the Tories. The key question that follows is does this mean that voting patterns could change in the countryside? Traditionally rural seats have backed the Conservative … Continue reading The Tory Rural Deficit

The Rural Healthcare Desert

CSM EDITORIAL The Royal College of Nursing’s annual congress in May identified that the countryside is becoming a healthcare desert. Some rural patients are forced to take £100 taxi rides to make outpatient appointments at their nearest hospitals. The closure of small rural hospitals and GP practices is meaning larger and larger gaps in services. The chances of a ‘digital first’ NHS are also extremely … Continue reading The Rural Healthcare Desert

Comenius Project

EDITORIAL Just when you thought it was safe to go into the classroom the EU funded Comenius Project arrives. A quick scan of the lesson plan tells you all you need to know about this propaganda project. The lesson plan, available on the internet at http://creativeconnexions.eu/dc/DD02.html  is targeted at 13 to 14 year olds. It suggests that teachers: Encourage pupils to understand the concept of … Continue reading Comenius Project

Peterborough Up Next

CSM EDITORIAL Despite the Brexit Party’s extraordinary victory in the European elections, it would seem that the message has not sunk in yet with Camp Remoan. Aside from continuity remainers claiming victory on Sunday night (delusion has no limits), the likes of Jeremy Hunt are now coming out against a WTO exit, and EU diehards like David Gauke warn the Conservative Party against populism and … Continue reading Peterborough Up Next

Nationalism is the New Democracy

CSM EDITORIAL Jean Claude Juncker, in an interview with CNN, slammed those he described as ‘stupid nationalists in love with their own countries’ in the run up to the European elections. It is hugely ironic that one of the men responsible for the anti-democratic European Union should be attacking those who take issue with the way the EU is run in this way. What is … Continue reading Nationalism is the New Democracy