Germans blitz my Brexit vote

THE Germans sabotaged the EU election on Thursday. I couldn’t get to my polling station in Kingston because a bomb was found on a building site. It was left on the junction of Maple Road...

The Lost BBC: Grand Hotel

IN the days before television, many hotels and restaurants offered live performances of light music by trios, quartets or slightly larger ensembles. Usually the room would be adorned with palms and aspidistras, and the...

Today milkshakes, tomorrow who knows what the rabid Remainers will hurl?

ON Thursday a thug, parading his anti-Brexit credentials, thought it appropriate to throw a milkshake at an 81-year-old man wearing a rosette of the Brexit Party – currently the most popular political party. That Don...

Readers’ comments special: Keep counting, just in case

Yesterday’s ‘The toppling of Theresa: Day 50’ by The Conservative Woman had barely hit the screen before Mrs May tearfully announced that she was planning to step down as Prime Minister on June 7. Many...

Reader’s comment:

In response to Robert James: Overheard in the bar after the 1922 Committee meeting* C Larssen wrote: Robert James for PM. A man with his finger on the pulse of grassroot thought.

The toppling of Theresa: Day 50

THE Telegraph tells us that Mrs May’s day of destiny has arrived. The clincher this time being Jeremy Hunt’s withdrawal of support yesterday for her Withdrawal Agreement Bill. 'In a pivotal meeting on Thursday’, Gordon...

Corbyn – the biggest threat to Jews since the Nazis

JEREMY Corbyn isn’t an anti-Semite’, said a friend. And it’s true that the leader of Her Majesty’s Opposition doesn’t go round saying, ‘We hate Jews’. Nor does he call for anti-Jewish discrimination. Okay, he...

Independence within the EU? Nae chance!

DURING the BBC’s Politics Live on Tuesday, Ian Blackford, leader of the SNP Westminster Group, was challenged by Jo Coburn and Julia Hartley-Brewer that both he and his party were ‘nationalist’.  He replied dismissively...

Overheard in the bar after the 1922 Committee meeting*

First Tory MP: She’s got to go. WHEN will she go? Second Tory MP: Soon. Any minute, probably. How did it get this bad? MP1: Dunno. I was a man in my prime before the 23rd...

The disgrace of Whorlton Hall isn’t answered by ‘care’ in the community

A BBC documentary has highlighted scandalous ill-treatment of autistic residents at Whorlton Hall in County Durham, an NHS facility run by Cygnet Health. Secret filming revealed staff cruelly taunting the already disturbed patients and...