Three Wasted Years

BY JON ALEXANDER So there we have it. UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced she is to resign on the 7th of June this year. Many will now point to her tenacity, determination, dedication and principles and try to forge some sort of passable legacy for her, trying to overwrite the fact she achieved next to nothing of note since she came to power … Continue reading Three Wasted Years

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Fingernails

BY JAMIE FOSTER If Theresa May is remembered for one thing it will be holding on past the point any other Prime Minister would have resigned. Her deal has been rejected three times by the House of Commons by numbers so large as to question confidence in her leadership. She has survived a no confidence vote on her leadership. She has twice asked for the … Continue reading Fingernails

Theresa May Day Cocktail

Ingredients:  2 ripe peaches (pitted and roughly chopped) 1 tonne of lies 1 part​ rum A dose of cowardice 4​ strawberries (cubed) 2 passion fruit (flesh and seeds) Several catchy phrases that mean nowt 4 ounces cloudy apple juice 1 tablespoon superfine sugar 1 massive act of treachery 2 teaspoons fresh ginger (grated) 1​ cup crushed ice 2 Tin ears Garnish: Apple fans Instructions: Blend all the ingredients together with crushed ice. Delay. Delay some more. … Continue reading Theresa May Day Cocktail

Brexit Alliance Urgently Required

CSM EDITORIAL Yesterday evening’s statement by Theresa May that she would be seeking a further extension to Article 50 and would be reaching out to Corbyn’s Labour Party was the last straw for Brexiteers across the country – with talk of “the rape of British Democracy” last night. For Conservative Brexiteers her statement was even worse – May has put them in an impossible position … Continue reading Brexit Alliance Urgently Required

The Final Countdown

CSM EDITORIAL And so in the final week (or is it 19 days?) there were five choices: Vote for Mrs May’s Deal – Highly Unlikely. Revoke Article 50 – Civil War. A last-minute longer extension offered by the EU before the 29th March/12th April with conditions (likely financial and attached to either a second referendum or some other significant game-changer like a General Election to … Continue reading The Final Countdown

The Brexit Party Warning Shot

CSM EDITORIAL The announcement by Nigel Farage that his Brexit Party is now a viable choice for the next European Elections in May  – should it need to be used – is key. Should there be any significant delay to Brexit – and the European elections be fought by UK politicians (let’s hope not) – then the Tories and Labour can expect to lose most … Continue reading The Brexit Party Warning Shot

Snatching Victory from the Jaws of Defeat

CSM EDITORIAL The battered and divided Remain lobby have been talking this week of opportunism. Opportunistically creating a period of calm during which Brexit apathy takes hold – during which time backbenchers who wish to reverse Brexit can grab the Brexit controls when most Brits are not looking. Since last week’s fights there has been a period of calm and quiet. The Prime Minister has … Continue reading Snatching Victory from the Jaws of Defeat