Christopher J. Wilkinson announces candidature for 2021 Staffordshire County Council Election and Lichfield Stowe by-election

I can announce today that I intend to stand as an independent candidate for the upcoming Staffordshire County Council election in the seat of Lichfield City North, and for the Lichfield City by-election in the Stowe ward. These elections come at a critical time, not just for Lichfield or Staffordshire but for the country. TheContinue reading “Christopher J. Wilkinson announces candidature for 2021 Staffordshire County Council Election and Lichfield Stowe by-election”

Christopher J. Wilkinson reflects on the resignation of Margaret Thatcher

Exactly thirty years ago today, Margaret Thatcher resigned as Prime Minister after losing the confidence of her pro-European cabinet colleagues. She wasn’t thrown out by the public at a general election, she wasn’t even defeated in a motion of confidence in the House of Commons – she was effectively stabbed in the front by herContinue reading “Christopher J. Wilkinson reflects on the resignation of Margaret Thatcher”

Hopes for future elections shared by independent

An election is an opportunity to vote for something, not against something else. Despite what anyone says, you also have a right not to vote if you choose. What surprises me is the number of people who voted for Boris Johnson in the 2019 General Election because they didn’t want Jeremy Corbyn to win. TheContinue reading “Hopes for future elections shared by independent”

Christopher J. Wilkinson attends Wake Up Hull pro-rights rally

Today, I am attending a demonstration in Hull along with other notable libertarians to once again stand up for liberty and freedom, and stand against the misinformation, lies, deception and insidious evil of the government and its current coronavirus policies. I never thought the day would come where I viewed such events as necessary, butContinue reading “Christopher J. Wilkinson attends Wake Up Hull pro-rights rally”

Christopher J. Wilkinson countersigns Great Barrington Declaration

Today, I have signed the Great Barrington Declaration. In doing so, I have joined the more than 414,904 citizens, 9,115 medical and public health scientists and 23,506 medical practitioners who have also signed the declaration which recognises the physical, mental and social damage being inflicted as a result of government coronavirus responses and calls forContinue reading “Christopher J. Wilkinson countersigns Great Barrington Declaration”

Speech on ‘Is equality a good thing?’

This speech was originally delivered to an online meeting of Libertarian Party members on 18 July 2020. Is equality a good thing? I wish to frame my analysis by differentiating between two main types of equality. There is natural equality, and there is artificial equality. Specifically, only natural equality is in my view a goodContinue reading “Speech on ‘Is equality a good thing?’”

Speech on ‘Do we live in a democracy?’

This speech was originally delivered to an online meeting of Libertarian Party members on 20 June 2020. Do we live in a democracy? Yes, we live in a political system that has borrowed certain elements of democracy – but does not embody all. No, we do not live in a political system that resembles aContinue reading “Speech on ‘Do we live in a democracy?’”