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Nigel Roberts suggests a way to get rid of expensive and largely pointless by-elections: More than 40 years ago, when I was a young political scientist teaching at the University of Canterbury, I spent a semester at the University of Aarhus in Denmark.
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Local By Elections 02/02/2017
Mixed bag of results may provide pointers to Parliamentary by elections to come
This week saw three by elections with very different scenarios all producing very different results. 356 more words
Peter Willsman reports from Labour’s National Executive Committee, 24th January 2017:
For the second time running, we had a very tranquil NEC. This may be down to the fact that there was very little on the agenda that was controversial. 1,817 more words
Even Stranger Things: Events like Trump and Brexit have taken us to the Upside Down, but we can find our way back.
There are times when a series of events makes you question what on earth is going on. To be honest, it’s fair to say that the cascade of domino-like political events over the past 18 months have caused me – and no doubt millions of others – to ponder whether we’re living something akin to the ‘bad timeline’ of Back to the Future: Part 2, or the dark and sinister Upside Down of Stranger Things. 439 more words
Blessing Agbomere, the aspirant of the All Progressives Congress for the January 28 by-election for Etsako federal constituency of Edo State, , has rejected the result of the party’s primary which produced Johnson Oghuma as the candidate. 185 more words
Local by Elections 12 Jan 2017
Lib Dems kick off the year with two big gains
The Liberal Democrats were the big winners from the first set of local council by elections on 2017. 206 more words