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Which party is best for the UK’s Eurovision hopes? Whichever one is led by Harold Wilson…

A couple of weeks after the General Election, we’ll all be gathering around our TVs for another night of overblown histrionics and complicated voting analysis when it’s time for 2015’s Eurovision Song Contest. With the death of former British Eurovision entrant Ronnie Carroll…

Should we directly elect the Prime Minister?

David Cameron’s stomping around the North today, yet again trying to persuade people that having elected mayors is a good idea. I’ve set out before why I don’t like the current system of mayors (and their related ‘democratic’ position, Police and Crime Commissioners).…

There’s been at least one former Prime Minister in Parliament since 1756, but could that end next year?

A thought occurred to me this morning that with Gordon Brown stepping down as an MP at the next election, if David Cameron is re-elected, there’ll be no former Prime Minister in Parliament. There’ll be living former Prime Ministers – John Major, Tony…