Tag Archives: Independent Candidates

The Good, Bad and Indifferent qualities of Independent Candidates


All General Elections seem to get focused by the national broadcast and print media on the small number of ‘main’ political parties and we are informed in a way that suggests we are taking part in a Presidential Election. We … Continue reading

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We need a radical change at the next General Election


The recent rejection from the Conservative Party of 21 MPs has created something of a challenge and something of an opportunity for our nation. In order to ensure this is a balanced situation there are a number of Labour MPs … Continue reading

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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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It’s time for positive politics


The 2.3 minute video below explains how since the 1950’s many voters have changed from backing one of the three main political parties to a broader range of choices and articulates reasons for this. However as Randeep Ramesh suggests one … Continue reading

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Independence is a state of real integrity


When Douglas Carswell and Mark Reckless decided that they could no longer support Conservative Party policies in August and September 2014 respectively, and that they were going to join UKIP I wrote of their integrity in going to their constituents … Continue reading

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A contorted form of Independence


I have written previously to applaud the work and views of Zac Goldsmith over at least one of his campaigns. His comments on the environment have at times acted as a very positive influence on the views coming from senior … 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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