Category Archives: Campaigning

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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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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The Referendum cometh!

We have war in Afghanistan. We have another one possibly in Libya. Inflation is picking up. The Brown Budget Deficit is still with us and hitting hard – and the Euro is falling apart thanks to the daft idea that … Continue reading

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Well I’m blowed!

I have just received the Ineffable Davey’s letter to voters (the ‘handwritten’ one!) dated 1st May! I am  at a loss to understand why he’s put it out now. Perhaps our local LD ‘Focus’ Team only just got around to … Continue reading

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