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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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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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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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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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