I hate it when I’m right!

The other day I blogged about the lack of participation in the political process.  Last night those fears were confirmed as the Labour vote in the European elections collapsed to just 15%.  The map of British politics was changed last night with the Euro-sceptic UKIP coming second behind the Tories and the BNP winning two Read More …

Politics. It’s all our fault

So here’s the thing about democracy… it only works if people participate. It’s fine to be appalled at the behaviour of our MPs but what do you expect?  Around 60% of us voted in the last election.  A third of the population just couldn’t be bothered.  Voter turnout INCREASED from the previous election. Democracy needs Read More …