Mark's Musings

A miscellany of opinions, thoughts, rants and comments

11 May 2010
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The right result, under the circumstances

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So, we have a Conservative PM heading a coalition government. I don’t think that’s surprising at all. What does surprise me is that there are still people – other than the knee-jerk Labour diehards or opportunists from the Celtic fringe … Continue reading

9 May 2010
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A proposal for Parliamentary Reform

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I’ve explained in a previous article why I think that STV in multi-member constituencies is the wrong choice for electing the House of Commons. But that doesn’t mean I don’t want change. I do want change – I just don’t … Continue reading

9 May 2010
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Why I don’t want STV

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Some form of proportional representation may be on the cards if any form of deal is done between the LibDems and another party to form a coalition government. But what form of PR? The one most commonly bandied about by … Continue reading

8 May 2010
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The election aftermath, in Abba lyrics

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The electorate to Gordon Brown: Knowing me, knowing you (ah-haa) There is nothing we can do Knowing me, knowing you (ah-haa) We just have to face it, this time we’re through (This time we’re through, this time we’re through This … Continue reading