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An unpredictable year


In todays Observer Andrew Rawnsley writes of a year of schisms and conflict for our two largest parties, which could potentially lead to the collapse of both of these dominant and arrogant organisations. While Labour currently has a much larger membership base … Continue reading

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Speculate to elect


Yesterday morning on Radio 4 Bernard Jenkin MP who is Chair of the Public Administration Select Committee and also a Euro Sceptic was interviewed on his views regarding the need for a robust purdah period in the period before the European … Continue reading

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How Sussex votes were wasted


I recently joined a small but energetic group of people from Brighton & Hove and Lewes to discuss how people who were broadly speaking aligned with left wing thinking, but not narrowly focused on any one party could work together. … Continue reading

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We need to refocus


The image of one of the UKs most popular statespeople shaking hands with David Cameron on the doorstep of her officical residence provides us with symbolism that could not be more significant. While Cameron was photographed in Scotland, a photo of … Continue reading

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Make up your mind Norman


To find arguments and frustrations about the dreadful lobbying Bill which the coalition introduced just over a year ago, you might do worse than search for references on this blog. However with 42 blogs written on the topic to date … Continue reading

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Politics must learn from Micro Enterprises


This morning on BBC Radio4 Today Paddy Ashdown who is leading the Liberal Democratic Party election campaign appeared to be on the wrong side of the discussion following allegations against Ibrahim Taguri, the party’s former chief fund-raiser who carried out that … Continue reading

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The challenge of unsustainable growth


At the heart of any organisational change is the truism that the greatest challenges are presented to the business, charity or indeed Political Party when it is undergoing a period of rapid growth (or facing major reductions in scale). Over … Continue reading

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