Commentary

A “selectorate” of perhaps just 160,000 Tory members – the actual number is unknown because the party “simply does not know how many members they have”-  are receiving their ballot papers for the election of their new party leader and, more importantly, the country’s next prime minister. The number equates to less than 0.3% of Britain’s adult population and includes...

‘Sinking ships fleeing the rat’ – tarnished Tories abandon Boris Johnson

Downing Street’s ‘greased piglet’ is losing his grip on power with the growing list of ministers abandoning Boris Johnson now standing at 27 (*and likely to be past 30 by the time this article has been written). Is this the...

Carrie and ‘the glass of wine’ with BJ. Are we the biggest suckers?

It appears Boris Johnson’s wife Carrie is a sucker. Or at least was, when she was Johnson’s mistress. And not just because a married man creates a vacancy when...

Media reacts to Starmer’s vow to resign if fined over partygate

Sir Keir Starmer has pledged to resign if he's fined by Durham police for beers and curry - a stance being covered as a 'high-stakes-high-reward gamble'. The Labour leader...

Rogue Johnson prorogues after curtailing freedoms under veil of sleaze

A raft of legislation curtailing the rights of UK citizens sailed through parliament last week on the will of a rogue with barely a murmur from a compliant media...

Energy Security Strategy ignores ‘silver bullet’ and offers households no help now

The government’s long awaited Energy Security Strategy for the UK has finally been published – and immediately condemned for ignoring energy efficiencies and offering no help to deal with rising prices now. Despite energy efficiencies...

Govt has time to privatise Channel 4 but not for Employment Bill

Boris Johnson’s government does not have time to include an Employment Bill in the Queen’s Speech – even after the recent mass sackings by P&O Ferries. It means legislation to protect the rights of the...

April Fools? MPs £2,200 pay rise on day of energy hikes and tax rises

On the same day that energy bills are hiked 54% and council tax and national insurance contributions rise, MPs have been given a £2,212 pay rise. It takes their basic pay to £84,144, which doesn’t...

Williamson gets knighthood thanks to his ‘black book’ of dark secrets

The twice sacked and often mocked ‘stupid boy’ of the Tory party, Gavin Williamson is getting a knighthood. Why? Because. Priorities, innit. No matter war in Ukraine, the pandemic, the cost of living crisis, climate crisis,...
Johnson fights for political survival

Johnson’s ‘political poison’ blamed as Starmer rescued from mob by police

MPs have blamed Boris Johnson’s ‘political poison’ for the ugly scenes in Westminster on Monday (February 7) that saw Sir Keir Starmer bundled into the back of a police car to escape a mob...