BY DAVID EYLES A few thoughts on the Old Bexley and Sidcup by-election on 2nd December 2021: This constituency, combining Bexley Heath and Sidcup was originally held by Sir Edward Heath from 1950 until 2001. It has always been a Tory stronghold. Unsurprisingly, the Conservatives won, but with a seriously reduced majority. The late James Brokenshire’s majority of 18,952 has been reduced by Louie French … Continue reading Sleeping Giants
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?