In The National Interest

All this talk of ‘The National Interest’ as the Conservative and Liberal Democrats try to hammer out some kind of a deal seems a little odd. Firstly, it suggests that the Tories wouldn’t be acting in the national interest if they didn’t have to try and get support. Secondly, it seems to presume that a Read More …

real change

It’s always interesting to see the swing in elections.  This election has seen a general swing from the centre left parties like Labour and the Liberal Democrats to the centre right Conservative party. There wasn’t much of a swing from the left to other left leaning parties.  I find that odd. My friend Leo uses Read More …

addictive

Who knew that nothing would be so interesting? The UK election has resulted in a well and truly hung parliament with some fascinating results. The Liberal Democrat vote went up 1% but their number of seats went down.  The Torys still have only 1 MP in Scotland but the most seats overall.  Labour’s vote went Read More …

To Do:

VOTE No excuses. The polls are open from 7am until 10pm.  You don’t even need to take your polling card, just some ID. If you don’t want to vote for anyone then spoil your paper because they count those too. If you want to know how to vote then watch the video here. Voting is Read More …

changing times

The Guardian has endorsed the Liberal Democrats: If the Guardian had a vote it would be cast enthusiastically for the Liberal Democrats. But under our discredited electoral system some people may – hopefully for the last time – be forced to vote tactically The first-past-the-post system is undemocratic.  But that’s not the only reason to Read More …