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How the politicians have turned to negative campaigning

David Cameron has said today he would require any Prime Minister who was ‘unelected’ to face a General Election within 6 months of taking over.  He is of course referring to the fact that Gordon Brown was an ‘unelected’ Prime Minister.  But I thought we had a Prime Minister not a President. Much as I […]

POLITICS Along with reading the Blogs and White Papers on this subject it is important that I declare my political views and any allegiances I have, which is easy. I have none at all, and will not have.  To be aligned with any political party is to remove my independence in this and other matters, […]

DEMOCRACY – WHAT DEMOCRACY? The voting system currently in force means the Conservatives need to get 6% more of the vote than the Labour party to have the same number of MP’s.  Doesn’t seem to be very democratic does it?  So everybody is discussing what happens if nobody wins enough to form a government, which […]

DEMOCRACY – WHAT DEMOCRACY? I will suggest this first public debate demonstrated a lot, and many things the media don’t seem to be picking up on, but mostly how awful our political system is.  When these debates are finished we will look at how effectively they have informed us what each party will do against […]

How should we decide which party to support? Well, there are umpteen issues which affect us and which we could sensibly assume should be part of our decision making process.  So let’s think about a few of them and see how it affects our decision. When we think about Education we may like the Labour […]