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Renegotiating Europe

Written by Edward Barrett-Shortt

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Me on Carswell

Douglas Carswell the UKIP MP was recently attacked by members of the anti austerity movement, a cause which I broadly support.

He wrote an article about the experience here: … 260 more words

UK Politics


Refusing to bow to heavy political pressure from UKIP, this is the latest in my sluggish tour of the EU migrants of the biscuit world; a journey that has veered widely from… 130 more words


Laziness and Pointless Hypotheticals

A few days ago, quite a few commentators lashed out at the pre-election opinion polls for being grossly inaccurate.  Surely most folk would conclude that the shaking of the fists is justified.  1,400 more words


Britain's Right And Their Opposition To Protest

The British Right (the Tories and Kippers) will tell anyone who will listen that they’re democrats. One form of democracy which they don’t approve of is the protest. 600 more words

Government & Politics

What if STV was implemented?

Today I’ll be having a look at what the likely results of STV would be in 3 theoretical constituencies. Before we start note this is an inexact science, change in voter behaviour will likely accompany a new voting system, candidates’ personal vote may not be properly taken into account, and we can only estimate voter’s second, third etc. 779 more words

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