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Is PR needed to shake up partisan politics in Westminster?

In Alexander Blakoe on September 14, 2011 at 10:48 am

Over the past few years, comparing the main political parties side-by-side has become a veritable game of ‘spot the difference’.  Blair “was a red Tory”, Cameron “is too centre-ground”, and Clegg is…well, Clegg is Clegg. NEW WRITER Alexander Blakoe gives his take on the era of consensus in British politics. Read the rest of this entry »

What Ever Happened to Vince Cable?

In Allie Wickham on April 20, 2011 at 10:57 am

Three years ago it seemed that Vince Cable could do no wrong when he predicted the economic recession, what has happened? Allie Wickham charts Saint Vince’s fall from grace. Read the rest of this entry »

Should Labour Love or Loathe The Big Society?

In Jonny Roberts on February 28, 2011 at 10:02 am

Jonny Roberts writes: “I’ve also been careful not to write off the Big Society – volunteering, mutualism and local democracy are certainly something I support – in this I am certainly not alone. So herein lies Labour’s problem with tackling the Big Society project – should we love or loathe?” Read the rest of this entry »