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Brexit like it’s 1999

One the big strands of my political geekery is a fondness for obscure party political broadcasts (PPBs). We’re lucky in this country that – unlike the USA – you can’t buy television airtime if you’re a political party. All parties get is the occasional PPB allocated to them, with quite a few more during election…

Alternatives

This article on BBC News has angered me for a couple of reasons.  Firstly, the main thrust is that a number of trade unions, including my own, have come out against the Alternative Vote (AV).  Secondly, opponents are quoted in the article as pedalling a number of myths about AV. It’s the second point I…