Hustings by Email in Scotland

BY IAN MITCHELL As a responsible democrat I thought, when this election was called, that I would write to the candidates to ask them a few questions before deciding how to vote. We had no hustings this time, even in Campbeltown, and our MSP has not visited the town for ages. So election time seems to be the only opportunity to enter into dialogue with … Continue reading Hustings by Email in Scotland

Britain First or Independent?

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?

Vote Tory or UKIP in May

BY REBECCA HARRIS The next Local Government Elections will be held on Thursday 3 May 2018 and will include: London Boroughs Metropolitan Districts Shire Districts Single Tier Shire Districts For more detail on future elections, the Department for Communities and Local Government publish a list of election cycles by type of local authority in England . It is hard to believe that anyone with a … Continue reading Vote Tory or UKIP in May