CSM EDITORIAL Once Brexit is over, what do the so-called Independent Group have in common? How can Anna Soubry, who defended George Osborne’s austerity packages one after the other, sit in a new party – if that is what the TIG becomes – alongside profligate Labour MPs, whose default position is to drain dry the public coffers? Allen and Wollaston are oddballs and how they … Continue reading Poor Little Tiggiwinkles
BY FRANK HAVILAND As they near the end of their primary school careers, most children have learned the crucial life lesson ‘sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me.’ Those who have not are rightly treated with a certain degree of exasperation by their teachers. It’s reassuring to note therefore, that the combined output of Westminster over the past 72 … Continue reading Alas Soubry & Jones
BY JOHN ISMAEL A YouGov poll for The Times put Labour eight points ahead of the Conservatives back in the first week of July. A week is a long time in politics but a month is at least four times longer. According to a BMG Research poll conducted between the 7th and 11th August, the Conservatives are on 42 per cent while Labour has plunged … Continue reading Pied Piper’s Pipe Piping Piffle?