Mark's Musings

A miscellany of opinions, thoughts, rants and comments

29 June 2015
by Mark
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Actually, most people are happy with the result of the general election

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One of the assertions that I keep seeing on social media and other websites is that only a minority of people voted for the current government, with the implication that it therefore lacks both popular support and legitimacy. It’s become … Continue reading

23 March 2015
by Mark
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Why you can’t just vote for policies

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As we approach the general election in May, a number of websites have sprung up (and more will probably follow) where you can compare the various policies of the parties competing for your vote. The idea is that you can … Continue reading

9 May 2010
by Mark
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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