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Hung Parliament (Podcast) Episode 03

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

Australian Politics

Fixed Term Parliament Act and chaos. One may begat the other.

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


Do you trust politicians?

We’re just under three months away from the finish line of what has been one of Britain’s most unanticipated General Elections in years. No longer is the political landscape dominated by ‘the big three’ as  401 more words

Could There Be a Con Lab Coalition?

It sounds preposterous doesn’t it?  Bear with me though.

Most of the polls put Labour and the Tories neck and neck with around 33% of the vote each and a forecast 280 seats.   277 more words


Preparing for another hung parliament: 9 key questions answered

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

Coalition Government

Will the 2015 General Election be the most underrepresented yet?

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

British Polling Update (February 2015)

I’m back for the first time in 2015 to continue tracking British polling trends in the run up to the election in May.  I am dearly hoping to find time to cover elections outside Britain but for now this will have to do.   420 more words