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Jenkin’s Law

So if Bernard Jenkin does propose an amendment in the Commons to require a 40% threshold in an electoral reform referendum, can it be completely ignored on the grounds that he doesn’t have the support of 40% of his own electorate? Related PostsWorth Reading 107: Qualifying benchmarks Worth Reading 105: Better ways of making paper […]

It must be opposite day

It’s not hard to find the Taxpayers Alliance denouncing governmental waste and criticising elected officials who have wasted public money. So, it’s quite easy to guess what they’re going to say when an MP is ordered to repay £60,000 of his expenses, isn’t it? Come on, have a guess – will it be to demand […]