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Revealed: Inside the secretive Tory election call centre

The Conservative Party contracted a secretive call centre during the election campaign which may have broken data protection and election laws, a Channel 4 News investigation has found. 1,473 more words

General Election

Brexit Negotiations Begin

So we’ve had the General Election, Labour didn’t win a majority but it won a convincing enough gain to keep the Tories nervously looking over their shoulders, and so they should. 760 more words

Democratic Rights

Has the ground shifted?

The political climate may not have changed

The surprise election result has led many to hope that there has been a change in the political climate.  1,144 more words

Politics

Another Satirical Video: 'Strong and Stable' Theresa May as Bug-Ridden Windows XP

Here’s another fun video from YouTube, taking the mick out of the Tories. Remember how Theresa May was chanting ‘strong and stable’ every five minutes like a stuck record during her election campaign in a vain attempt to make the electorate think that she was a tougher negotiator than she actually is? 61 more words

Politics

The Quantum Mechanics of Voting

Now that I’ve finished a marathon session of report-writing I thought I’d take a few minutes out this Friday afternoon, have a cup of tea and pass on a rather silly thought I had the other day about the relationship between Quantum Mechanics (and specifically the behaviour of spin therein) and voting behaviour in elections and referendums. 733 more words

The Universe And Stuff

The Current Parliament Length

There is a train of thought that the next general election is only months away due to it being a hung parliament.
However, the parliamentary arithmetic makes this in reality a significantly more stable government than the results following the 2010 General election. 205 more words

Musings

What A Mess

The recent General Election in the UK has created an even bigger political mess …

The unadulterated arrogance and pigheadedness of Prime Minister Theresa May was the sole reason for her calling an election as she wanted to increase her parliamentary majority in order to achieve her ambitions regarding the UK withdrawal from the European Union. 379 more words