Tag Archives: Local elections

Democracy, Voting, and Fairness

Yes, yes, yes, I know, we had a referendum about electoral reform and ‘we lost it’ as some would say. So why bang on about it? There are several reasons for this: but the most recent is the fact that … 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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Local Elections 2013 – a cool reflection

The UK local elections for 2013 are now well behind us; it’s been nearly two weeks and two weeks are a long time in politics. That said, it’s still useful to look at the results and the way the results … Continue reading

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