Monthly Archives: June 2014

Cameron’s approach to European Commission Presidency – a failed strategy based on wilful ignorance

Ever since the European Parliament elections, David Cameron has been in the headlines on the subject of who should, and shouldn’t be the next European Commission President. Of course, Cameron was and is playing to the UKIP gallery; a failed … Continue reading

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DEMOCRACY – BY THE PEOPLE, FOR THE PEOPLE

For most people, the European Elections are over and done with. Move on to the next issue. But there is still much to be said about the results and about the elections themselves. Here in the UK, most of the headlines … Continue reading

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Registering to Vote – What’s changed?

This post is by way of a public information service. I was astonished to receive an e-mail today, which suggested that there were significant changes to the way people register to vote and that these were coming into effect now. … Continue reading

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The BBC takes cover in the face of a handful of protesters

‘Impartiality lies at the heart of public service and is the core of the BBC’s commitment to its audiences.  It applies to all our output and services – television, radio, online, and in our international services and commercial magazines.  We … Continue reading

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Elections, results and what they tell us about our democracy

So the excitement is over; the elections have been held, won, or lost, and we are all poring over the results to see what they tell us. Here’s my take on a small bit of the results. The issues that … Continue reading

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