Tag Archives: Electoral Reform

How and when will the buck stop?


Its perhaps a relief in the very short term that the CPS has decided to take no action against most of the small number of MPs whose campaigns were rigged by the application of large sums of funds from the … Continue reading

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What is the regulated period?


One of the problems for all MPs today is that they are faced with voting for a U turn on at least two of the Acts that they voted into law while David Cameron was Prime Minister. No doubt there … Continue reading

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Electoral reform


I regularly write about the need for a reform of our democratic processes and structures. With one or two notable exceptions, most people I speak to about these things, and most people who respond to my blogs and postings agree … Continue reading

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An intriguing line up


The voters of North West Durham went to the polls on 9th April 1992 faced with the choice of their sitting MP, Hilary Armstrong who is now Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top and two young candidates who frankly had no … Continue reading

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A new form of Politics is needed


This weeks election means that for many of us our political landscape has changed and it is useful to reflect in a bit of detail what impact the election has or should have had. For several decades I have worked … Continue reading

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The day that Scotland went yellow


If as predicted in some polls, the SNP win all of the seats in Scotland, or even if they win all but one or two, it seems very likely that the attitude of both Labour and Conservative parties to electoral … Continue reading

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Low turnout is likely


Full credit to Angela Eagle MP who according to a BBC website has concluded that a number of practical changes are needed to help to increase democratic participation following a review entitled ‘peoples politics enquiry’. The BBC article has reported … Continue reading

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