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The failure of the SYPCC election


Today the electors of South Yorkshire will discover who their new Police and Crime Commissioner will be. They will discover which man will replace the disgraced Shaun Wright, the Labour PCC who refused for months to take any responsibility for a … Continue reading

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A media fit for purpose


There can be no excuse for our 3 major broadcasters, working together as they did to come up with such an incompetent set of proposals as they announced yesterday. Not only do they have substantial resources to allow a meaningful … Continue reading

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Peculiar priorities


Yesterdays announcement by the three main English Political Parties to nominate 21 out of 22 new Peers shows that the dominance of the Parties is intended to continue long past the time when the political careers of Miliband, Cameron and Clegg … Continue reading

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That’ll do nicely


Yesterday BBC Radio broke the news that Labour were the best funded Political Party in the UK during 2013. This lead over the Conservatives was almost entirely due to the donations that you and I made to the Party. As the official Opposition Party they receive … Continue reading

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Votes are for 5 years, not just 1 day


To find someone complaining that within days of an election, that the results have been ignored by those in power is hardly a shock. However the person complaining here is not an angry Conservative voter upset that despite a promise of no top … Continue reading

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Media responsibility


My broadcaster of choice, BBC Radio 4 has been reporting the results of the Newark by-election with some regularity this morning. Despite the actual results the BBC have been acting as though they cannot count. They have explained carefully that … Continue reading

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Corrupt practice that must end


The resignation statement by Lord Oakeshott leaves all of us with a clear message that our Government is not fit for purpose. Whilst the greatest impact of his words are being felt within the Liberal Democratic Party, the final part of … Continue reading

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We’re all in this together?


Yesterday in Bournemouth a senior representative of a deeply unpopular sector of society used all of the authority and power of her role to challenge another group of people who she claims are deeply unpopular with the public. The Home … Continue reading

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Lets have some proportional representation


The panel line up for last nights BBC TV Question Time included Councillor Suzanne Evans, a UKIP Councillor from Merton in Surrey who is also their spokesperson for Communities. Her only other qualification for appearing is that next year she will be one … Continue reading

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Europe on the agenda


The debates between Clegg and Farage in recent weeks have now been followed by a 4 way debate between 3 MEPs and one candidate on the Sunday Politics show this weekend. From the opening statements it seemed clear that none of the parties … Continue reading

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