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A great result from a radical democratic strategy


The approach that lies behind the blog I wrote yesterday explaining that I would have voted for Jane Dodds if I lived in the Brecon and Radnorshire constituency and that my view is that smaller political parties need to adopt … Continue reading

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Jane Dodds would get my vote today


The By-Election in Brecon and Radnorshire today seems like a good opportunity to try to change the way in which our politics works. There are far too many challenges facing candidates who are Independent or representatives of parties outside of … Continue reading

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The vital but inadequate actions today


Its rather frustrating that what should be a very inspiring vote today is deeply mitigated because the electoral process has been controlled by people who want you and I to vote for their party as a bloc and not to … Continue reading

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How can we call for a different outcome?


The high profile leaders of the Cabinet based #ChuckChequers campaign spent last night eating pizza and coming up with a series of plans to ensure that we as are a nation are denied a soft Brexit. Meanwhile my MEP Nigel … Continue reading

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A centrist party is a non starter


The idea being promoted by ex David Davis aide James Chapman (@jameschappers) that the Tory MPs who oppose Brexit should align themselves to the Labout MPs who also oppose Brexit and then join up with the Lib Dems and Greens … Continue reading

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Labour needs to wake up


When Political Parties enact their own rules it should not be a surprise and indeed they should be applauded. This morning on twitter BBC correspondent Peter Henley has reported on the news that the Labour Party has expelled one of … Continue reading

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Political leadership we don’t need


One of the deeply anti-democratic elements of the system that elects British MEPs is that the those who are on the top of the list of parties that have widespread support are guaranteed (or have been guaranteed) that they will … Continue reading

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