Category Archives: Elections

One year on….

Almost exactly a year ago I wrote about voting reform, calling for a serious review of the registration system as a starting point. Not long ago I read that Cornwall County Council is seeking to ban second home owners in … Continue reading

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Surbiton Hill by-election

I notice that a lot of people came searching on this site on 16th September, doubtless wanting a quick reaction to the Surbiton Hill by-election. They didn’t get one. The curious can read what I think on the Surbiton Hill … Continue reading

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Now move on

The Referendum has produced a clear result against AV. Apart from Camden I can’t find any polling area between The Scillies and Orkney and Shetland that actually voted for it. Unlike the regionalpolls in Scotland and Wales this wasa truly … Continue reading

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Huhne upset

It seems Chris Huhne is tearing his hair out over the NotoAV leaflet and other activities of the NO campaigners. Some of them have been naughtily going around with placards, curiously like the YES lapel badges, displaying quotes of Lib … Continue reading

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From the NO campaign

The free post NO leaflet arrived this morning; rather late for us as we have already voted by post! It makes some telling points on the cost of AV. though, to be fair, I don’t see why counting machines would … Continue reading

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Is this what Joanna, Colin and others really think?

Had my letter from a lot of celebrities today. I was really thrilled! Absolutely fab picture of Joanna Lumley and Colin Firth looking Darcyesque alongside. They were all advising me to vote for AV. I bet you two years ago … Continue reading

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Not in my name…….

When I noticed on the front page of this Morning’s Sunday Telegraph that His Grace the Archbishop of Westminster had been attacking the government over the attempts to reduce the massive deficit inherited from the profligate Labour government, and doing … Continue reading

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