Politics

PMQ’s Report (22.07.20): Whiff-Whaff and Russian Roulette

The Chamber in the House of Commons looks a very different place in the time of COVID-19 and is much less raucous...

Left-wing ‘support groups’ in Scottish Parliament bill taxpayer over £50,000!

The SNP, Liberal Democrats and Labour billed the taxpayer £50,540.99 for ‘support groups’ in the Scottish Parliament in the 2018-19 fiscal year.

‘Stay the F**k Away’ Scottish Nationalists Scream at English Drivers

A group of pro-Scottish independence protestors have told people from England to “stay the f*ck away” during a protest at the border...

SNP MSPs Expense Nearly £5k More On Average Than Other Major Parties

SNP MSPs, when compared to other major Scottish Parties, charge the taxpayer more on average by nearly £5,000 in expenses, The Backbencher's...

SNP MSP Charges Taxpayer Hefty £77k Hotel Bill for 26 Mile Journeys

Angus MacDonald, the SNP MSP for Falkirk East, has racked up an eye-watering bill of £77,038.86 over a seven-and-a-half year period on...

SNP Trio Top Parliamentary Expenses List with Whopping £760K Bill

The three MPs with the highest expenses claims are all SNP politicians, the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority shows. In...

New Website. New Team. New Opportunities – For You?

Thank you for being a reader and visitor to The Backbencher Online Magazine. Recent weeks have been very busy....

Starmer Has Huge Challenges Ahead

The year is 2024 and a man with great hair is about to address the nation. The papers are already awash with...

Political Comment

Schools Must Reopen And Unions Must Stop Interfering

Yesterday, it came to light that a Labour peer, Lord Hendy QC, had written a memo to several trade unions, including the...

Why I Still Believe In America

I’m accused regularly of being an American stooge, superfan, or patsy; or, to use the current Internet vernacular, a “simp” for Uncle...

The Backbencher questions the Prime Minister on the Market Access Commitment

Last week we looked at a brief introduction to UK Internal Market white paper, so this week we delve further into it...

The Backbencher questions the Prime Minister on the UK Internal Market

With MPs now on summer recess, all may seem quiet on the Westminster scene. There is plenty to get our teeth stuck...

Change Our Laws If You Must, But Not Our Culture

I cannot remember how many conversations I have now had with people about whether or not the Government should be legally imposing...

Broken Britain: The Border Skirmish that Threatens the Fragile Union

In the same way as a man being repeatedly punched in the face eventually no longer feels the pain; I’ve long since...

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Culture

No Silence in Music Letter Misses the Point

An open letter signed by 700 UK music industry professionals has become yet another instance of the cultural elite telling regular people...

Covid Causes UK Cinema to Miss a Trick

According to the UK government, face masks are a legal necessity to ensure Britons feel safe going to the shops and indulging...

Face masks: What’s all the fuss about?

Many questions have arisen during the Covid-19 pandemic, but none more so than the questions surrounding face masks. On Friday 24 July,...

Why Britain Needs to Ditch the Bulldog

Saunter through the Departures area of any British airport (if you're lucky enough not to have your flight cancelled) and you’ll find...

Freedom of Speech: The Case of J.K. Rowling

Radical feminist J.K. Rowling has come under fire recently when she dared to make statements about what it means to be a...

Mens Rights Lawyer Marc Angelucci Murdered

Photo: Angelucci in 'The Red Pill' Jaye Bird Films / Courtesy Everett Collection Marc Angelucci is dead. Gunned down...

Elite Hypocrisy Over Heard’s Abuse Of Depp

How the cosmopolitan elite have acted from the moment actress Amber Heard claimed Johnny Depp was a domestic abuser demonstrates how far...

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