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The times they need a-changin’

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but there’s been a lot of talk recently about how the only solution to some truly painful election results (there was a moment, on Sunday, where I confess to shedding several tears) is to … Continue reading

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The Blair Effect

If I had a time machine, the first thing I would do is turn up in Edinburgh in May, 1953 and quietly suggest to the Blairs that Marmite would be an appropriate name for the son they were about to … Continue reading

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Refounding Labour

Many people have no doubt submitted far more eloquent, thoughtful and detailed pieces in the past few months, but here’s part of my submission to the Refounding Labour exercise.

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Why we should all say #No2AVCampaigns

When the referendum on Electoral Reform was announced, I’ll be honest, I was excited. Changing an electoral system I don’t like? Great. I don’t like PR or STV (I could maybe go for AV+) but I like AV – the … Continue reading

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Lists: The Shallow Cabinet

…that was a seriously awful pun, I am so sorry. But, yes. Every year, Sky News release their list of ‘Most Fanciable MPs’ and, every year, I am outraged by how completely and utterly wrong they always are. So, because … Continue reading

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