Monthly Archives: May 2015

Political Effrontery

Only 37% of the votes cast at the general election were for the Conservatives and yet somehow they now hold 51% of the seats. That cannot be right. In effect, we are being governed by a party that was opposed … Continue reading

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A Ballot in the Brain

I see that David Cameron is proposing to pass a law banning any increases in tax during the next parliament. This is clearly no more than grandstanding, since such a law is clearly unnecessary, but were a law limiting the … Continue reading

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