For the Disaffected not You

CSM EDITORIAL News that Labour are bottling a no confidence vote in Boris Johnson’s Conservative Government comes as no surprise. This is the party that volte-faced from Leave to Remain and whose key lieutenants disagree on a pact with the SNP. This is the party that met with Barnier and Verhofstadt in the back corridors of Brussels and Strasbourg when Theresa May was trying to … Continue reading For the Disaffected not You

Send for Tice

BY ROBERT FOX Boris Johnson’s opening days at Number 10 have seen encouraging steps in the party’s recovery from Theresa May’s disastrous leadership. The appointment of Brexiteers to key Cabinet positions is finally allowing true believers to deliver Brexit, whilst the installation of the Thatcherite Sajid Javid to the Treasury will also be popular amongst traditional Tory voters. Other measures, such as a serious willingness … Continue reading Send for Tice

Hit & Run Watson

CSM EDITORIAL On Friday the fantasist Carl Beech was sentenced to 18 years in prison for 12 counts of perverting the course of justice, one of fraud, and for several child sexual offences. Mr Justice Goss said Beech “repeatedly and maliciously told lies to the police” and showed “no remorse”. The Metropolitan Police spent £2m looking into Beech’s allegations in an operation known as Midland. … Continue reading Hit & Run Watson

Pity Those Decent Kippers

BY JAMES WILLIAMS When Gerard Batten took over as the leader of the UK Independence Party in February 2018, the party was facing bankruptcy and there was a serious chance of it collapsing. Henry Bolton had reduced the party to a laughingstock after a succession of 6-month leaders. Donors, who had been keen to assist when Farage was at the helm, were no longer interested … Continue reading Pity Those Decent Kippers

Too Early for Champagne?

BY TIM DAWSON Boris or Hunt? Neither can be worse than Theresa May. Today, everything changes. Or rather, everything changes unless for some reason the Conservative Party has taken leave of its senses and decided to elect Jeremy Hunt as its new leader. There is nothing actually wrong with Mr Hunt. In person, he is charming, emollient even, and in ordinary times, with everything running … Continue reading Too Early for Champagne?