Tag Archives: Independent Candidates

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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Why Tim’s decision matters


The news that Tim Montgomerie, founder of Conservative Home blog is to leave the Conservative Party after 28 years is a matter of significance to our national political life. Not because he is personally important to the future of the … Continue reading

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A disturbingly unfair election


In May all of us will be involved in an election which will have a substantial impact on all of our lives. At the end of the last Government the coalition, led by the well funded Tory Party decided that … Continue reading

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A curious question


On Monday in Parliament, the MP for Mid Sussex, Nicholas Soames asked the Home Secretary to merge Sussex Police with its neighbour in the North and West. It was a written question and so there is no way of knowing … Continue reading

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