Vote For The Future

Or Why I Voted When It Doesn't Matter

I recently , given what a safe Conservative constituency I live in and the stupidity of this country’s first past the post system. And yet today I did actually vote (not deliberately spoil a ballot paper, or abstain, but select a candidate and offer my support). So why the change Continue reading

Vote For What?

There is a general election rapidly approaching, a mere two years after the last—the idea of them being fixed at every five years having been quickly made a mockery of when it suited the incumbent government—and the media is full of calls to make sure I’m registered* I am, to Continue reading

A Paper Butterfly

Popular Seats

Some figures for thought Previous comment, on abstaining, willingness if it counts (and post analysis—pity we didn’t get a worthwhile PR proposal) So the Conservatives end up with a majority, which in itself is a disappointment. But should they have done? The answer is obviously no, looking at the popular Continue reading