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The Greens and policy-making within parties

There’s a certain inevitability in the fact that the day after the Greens break through 10% in a poll, a ‘look at all these wacky Green policies’ article appears in the Telegraph. Those of us with long memories will remember similar articles appearing…

Carswell’s victory in Clacton: Trend or outlier?

A couple of months ago, I wrote: It seems that UKIP are very good at getting out the vote, but they’ll need to broaden the number of people willing to vote for them to have a serious chance of winning a Westminster seat.…

On political stereotypes and Doctor Who

YouGov have done a survey asking people their opinions about Doctor Who and what characteristics they want to see in the next Doctor. As politics and Doctor Who are two of this blog’s continuing obsessions, I couldn’t resist writing about it – and…

The things you miss when you’re hard at work

Just got back from a day’s delivering and envelope-stuffing to discover that I missed a Green canvasser calling on us while I was out. Given that our candidate in a neighbouring ward, who also happens to be the sitting councillor and a former…

Let’s get expansionist

Noticed this the other day on the Voidstar politics blogs aggregator – the English Democrats (who boast that they’re ‘putting England first’) have announced the location of their conference next year: It is planned to hold the Spring 2007 AGM in Monmouthshire. This…

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