The English certainly gave Theresa May a General Election bloody nose – but did the Scots gave Nicola Sturgeon a much bigger comeuppance?

The dust hasn’t yet completely settled, but there is no doubt about it, that Prime Minister Theresa May’s judgement in calling a snap General Election has turned out to be very suspect – though it certainly didn’t look much like a two-way gamble when she placed her roulette bet, did it? Riding high on the […]

The British General Election 2017 ‘SHOCK RESULT’ – a total disappointment all round?

  The CONSERVATIVES HAVE ‘NOT’ WON THE GENERAL ELECTION 2017 WITH AN ABSOLUTE MAJORITY! THE LABOUR PARTY HAVE ‘NOT’ WON THE GENERAL ELECTION 2017 WITH THE MOST SEATS! This General Election outcome is nothing short of a disaster for this Country as it creates an unstable uncertain environment with the next government, whoever that turns […]

The UK General Election – an eccentric loser verses an accomplished survivor?

In only a couple of day’s time, the people of this wonderful Country will have decided its future at one of the most crucial times in its history, won’t they? Yep, that is because the UK currently faces a major challenge to its whole future economic success when negotiating its extraction from the European Union, […]

A Drug-Takers Paradise – the UK?

Drug misuse England in 2015, some two-and-a-half thousand drug misuse deaths (highest level ever recorded) and in 2015/16, twenty-four thousand drug-related hospital admissions [mental health, behavioural disorders, poisoning (a dramatic increase over a decade)]. In England & Wales, at the last count there were around nearly ‘three million’ silly adults still taking illicit drugs. Even […]

Theresa May’s snap Election gamble – where’s it all going to end?

The British General Election is one week away TODAY, folks! While Theresa May clearly has a credible (if not terribly valid?) excuse for calling a snap General Election 3 years early, in saying that she “changed her mind” to get a much needed clear ‘public mandate’ for BREXIT because the other parties were railing against […]

UK General Election 2017 ‘mayhem’ – a downright waste of time and an unnecessary squandering of a massive amount of EVERYBODY’S money?

Well, we are in touching distance of another General Election in the UK, aren’t we? Yep, less than three weeks, the party manifestos are all out now, as if anyone (except the political commentators, or even SOME candidates), actually give a dam, cares, reads them, or takes any notice at all of them, eh?), and […]

BREXIT: Britain IS leaving the ‘European Union’ – but a DIVORCE?

  Well, just over ten months ago, the whole of the United Kingdom voted in a referendum and made a historic decision at last to leave the EU – the first country EVER to do so. One of the biggest drivers for that was the glaring fact that that democracy challenged outfit could not be […]

The pollsters keep getting it wrong and that seriously misleads the Country – time to rein them in?

  This weekend the public have faced conflicting newspaper headlines about peoples voting intentions in this June’s UK General Election, as identified by major opinion polling organisations. “Tory lead is slashed in half …. Bombshell MoS poll shows May plummeting by 11 points….denting hopes of landside” – The Mail on Sunday (a Conservative Party supporting […]

Prime Minister Jeremy Corbyn 2017 – LOL?

On last Thursday morning, Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn held a big meeting to kick-off Labour’s General Election campaign on its first day. Now indeed, he made a rare rousing first official speech, to the delight of hordes of loyal lefty supporters who were cheering him to the rafters, but will it actually inspire the UK […]

UK snap General Election June 2017 – surprise surprise?

Yesterday morning, 18 April 2017, on the first day of MPs return to Parliament, our Prime Minister Theresa May theatrically unexpectedly announced from outside Number 10 Downing Street, that she was calling a surprise General Election to be held on the 8th June (so in 7 weeks time when 5 weeks is the minimum allowed). […]