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Democracy at Cross-Roads?

There are some major issues plaguing our democracy, which bring it’s functioning to a grinding halt. A series of anomalies, which have become a norm rather than an exception. 422 more words

News And Politics

The Gnu is back!

Posted by John Rentoul

  • Thursday, 18 February 2010 at 01:16 pm

A curious organisation called Charter 2010 has published the results of a curious opinion poll.  464 more words

February 2010

The case for a hung parliament

Posted by John Rentoul

  • Sunday, 7 March 2010 at 07:58 pm

Would a hung parliament be a disaster for Britain? The markets certainly think so: the City has responded badly to the narrowing of the opinion polls. 275 more words

March 2010

Nick Clegg's nightmare

Posted by John Rentoul

  • Thursday, 18 March 2010 at 02:16 pm

Today’s YouGov poll for The Sun, showing a Conservative lead of just four percentage points, raises one of the most intriguing and specialised sub-questions of the great hung parliament dilemma. 232 more words

March 2010

Cable for Chancellor?

Posted by John Rentoul

  • Sunday, 21 March 2010 at 11:53 am

I mentioned the possibility that Gordon Brown, as leader of the largest party in a hung parliament, might offer to appoint Vince Cable Chancellor of the Exchequer in  267 more words

March 2010

AJ4PM campaign riven with dissent

Posted by John Rentoul

  • Monday, 22 March 2010 at 09:36 am

A bit of a falling-out in the AJ4PM committee. Events Dear Boy, Events has accused me of changing my mind. 255 more words

March 2010

AJ4PM campaign still in turmoil

Posted by John Rentoul

  • Monday, 22 March 2010 at 03:09 pm

Now that I have taken the position of emeritus chairman of the AJ4PM campaign, I leave its day-to-day running to the executive director,  156 more words

March 2010