Ezra and my humble self are back to put our own personal spin on the political events du jour. We seem to be getting into a groove and honing in on our style. 115 more words
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Deep within the Coalition agreement between the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats in 2010 was the Fixed Term Parliament Act. The key part of this was to fix the date of the next General Election for May 7th 2015, but in addition there were some conditions set for how to call an election within the term of Parliament. 762 more words
Recent polls have suggested that the 2015 general election will result in another hung parliament, with no single party gaining an overall majority. The media and voters may assume that 2015 will then see a replay of 2010, with the swift formation of another coalition government. 667 more words
A record number of people signed up to vote this week, since the rules around voter registration changed.
According to the Cabinet Office, 81,015 people used the government’s online registration service to apply to put themselves on the electoral register during National Voter Registration Day last Thursday. 399 more words