BY DAVID EYLES Background My analyses of Conservative held constituencies was conducted in July 2018. The first part of the two articles is here. The second part is here. These two articles, and the analyses behind them, looked solely at the Tories by examining each constituency and then interrogating them with a very simple model to test their resilience to attack by a determined and organised UKIP. … Continue reading The Winner Takes it All
CSM EDITORIAL Brexiteers have no monopoly on Britishness. On paper Brexiteers are as British as Continuity Remain – they simply lack the same sense of loyalty to the EU that continuity remainers claim to have. The “Britishness” battle that goes on every day on social media is a dumb one – one that is best avoided in the interests of people just getting on. Similarly, … Continue reading Please, No Poppy Fights in 2019
CSM EDITORIAL There are certain sources across the British media and political class which are always wrong. To interpret these sources correctly one must forget the saying that even a stopped clock is right twice a day. It so happens that these sources are useful contraries to truth – if they say one thing then you know that the polar opposite is in accordance with … Continue reading Welcome, Boris
CSM INVESTIGATIONS Country Squire Magazine has discovered that Britain First members are sending out electoral leaflets for this month’s local elections with candidates describing themselves as “Independent”. Britain First has unsuccessfully contested elections to the House of Commons, the European Parliament and the mayoralty of London. In 2016 after Jo Cox’s death proscribing Britain First was discussed in the Commons – there is no link between Cox’s death and … Continue reading Britain First or Independent?
VICAR Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine, I trust that You are well. I have been away resting my bones and now look forward – refreshed – to my third year on the magazine with No Article Sunday. This week I’d like to look ahead to a successful 2019. The new year gives us a chance to plot and plan. In those plans should be … Continue reading A Prayer for 2019
BY JON ALEXANDER So here we are. 2019 is here. New Years resolutions are made and quickly forgotten, some will be making big changes while others seek to keep things going as they are. So what politically can we expect? The answer is not very much unless the Tories can get their act together and provide the country with a much-needed Government. So far, the … Continue reading 2019