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General election results: Stuart Andrew holds marginal Pudsey, Rachel Reeves holds Leeds West

Labour’s Rachel Reeves was re-elected as MP for Leeds West this morning, increasing her majority in the process. 180 more words

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The time has come to ditch Labour and vote Green.

(2012: Thousands take to the streets of London to protest Coalition austerity measures)

The same stale faces, the same dusty policies. The main political parties are all but united under the banner of austerity, and are vying for your votes this election with predictable talk of deficit reduction, protecting the NHS, condemning benefit claimants, and putting people back to work. 1,463 more words

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General election spotlight: Pudsey and Leeds West

It’s election week – and West Leeds Life puts the focus on the fight for political supremacy in the two constituencies in our area – … 440 more words

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Roll on Friday...

At the time of writing this post, in under three days time, the election will be underway. So, after Thursday, your doormat will be free of election bumf and the local free newspaper will revert to having wrap around cover adverts for furniture stores, curry houses and the like instead of UKIP, Labour or even in the case of The Enquirer, Hope Not Hate. 1,062 more words

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The Main Parties And The Election's Forgotten Voters

At election time, politicians from the main parties (and UKIP) will repeat the mantra of low taxes and blah, blah, blah. There is a group of people whom these politicians always ignore, unless it’s to claim they will “create jobs” or offer some kind of “job guarantee” for a certain age group. 654 more words

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The Main Parties And The Election's Forgotten Voters

At election time, politicians from the main parties (and UKIP) will repeat the mantra of low taxes and blah, blah, blah. There is a group of people whom these politicians always ignore, unless it’s to claim they will “create jobs” or offer some kind of “job guarantee” for a certain age group. 654 more words

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...and they’re off!

Yesterday (30th March) it was announced that Parliament had been dissolved and that the campaign for the 2015 general election was now officially underway. A few wags have commented that it was a shame Parliament hadn’t literally been dissolved in neat hydrochloric acid. 769 more words

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