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Iva fil-principju: kontrolli fuq il-finanzjament tal-partiti politiċi

Alternattiva Demokratika taqbel fil-prinċipju mal-proposti fil-White Paper dwar il-finanzjament tal-politika iżda taħseb li bosta mid-dettalji dwar il-proposti li saru għandhom ikunu kkunsidrati mill-ġdid.  Alternattiva Demokratika b’mod konsistenti tul il-25 sena tal-eżistenza tagħha dejjem ħadmet favur ir-regolamentazzjoni tal-finanzjament tal-politika u tal-partiti. 543 more words

Alternattiva Demokratika - The Green Party

Il-helicopter għal Justyne

Justyne twasslet l-ajruport malajr bil-helicopter. Għax inkella ma kienitx tlaħħaq, qalulna, u dan minħabba li damu ma iddeċidew. Il-problema ma kienitx Justyne, iżda l-fatt li damu ma iddeċidew. 314 more words


Have the British forgotten the meaning of 'national good'?

Perhaps Margaret Thatcher did need to give us a boot up the backside.

Perhaps we have been in danger, as a nation, of getting into a rut of believing we are the kind of society to which other nations ought to aspire. 703 more words

For A' That 17 - Who's Watching?

For the 17th episode of the For A’ That podcast, Andrew and I were joined by Lynda Williamson from the Newsnet Scotland site, and whom you may know as… 177 more words


Strengthening links with China...

Britain is trying to strengthen links with China at all levels and George Osborne has recently visited China to develop trade and economic contacts. The Chinese are also interested in how our constitution works and our anti-corruption measures. 127 more words

The Economy

KELLY REPORT ON PARTY FUNDING –making a start on reform?

I was talking to a friend the other day about the Report of the Kelly Committee on political party funding. He wanted to know if the process of reform has stalled because the three political members of the Committee, including me, dissented: (Committee on Standards in Public Life, Thirteenth Report, Political Party Finance – Ending the big donor culture). 1,119 more words

Standards In Public Life

Role models for young people: politics

Whatever history decides about the decision on a European veto last week, one cant help reflecting on the messages that it sends out. One such is about how to behave when your friends need you – perhaps rather than walking away (or being out manoevered and taking off in a huff) we might stay to talk through the issues and be seen to go the extra mile?. 116 more words