An advert for hung parliaments this is not.

Election 2010 10 May 2010 6 Comments

Apologies for the title, but really, seriously, what is it we have now? The Liberal Democrats offered Proportional Representation.  They slumped in the election losing seats, and retained their position as the third party in UK politics. The Labour Party offered a referendum on Alternative Vote PR.  They lost 91 seats. The Conservatives said no […]

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I love my party and I trust its leadership.

Uncategorized 10 May 2010 1 Comment

So here we are, in the process of creating a stable and responsible Government for the United Kingdom.  The negotiations at the Cabinet Office between William Hague, George Osborne and Oliver Letwin from the Conservatives and a much larger group from the Liberal Democrats has broken for the evening, with each side returning to their […]

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Conservatives win

Uncategorized 7 May 2010 1 Comment

The Conservative Party has won the UK general election, winning more votes than any other party and more seats than any other party.  David Cameron has not won a majority, and as a result the incumbent Prime Minister has a right to try to form a government. He can do this by forming a formal […]

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Those rejected Liberal Democrat election theme tunes in full

Uncategorized 18 March 2010 3 Comments

The Liberal Democrats have released their theme tune to download on iTunes. It’s a cross between a gospel tune and an anthem, and it’s not great, let’s be honest. Happily, I have taken the liberty of releasing the four tracks I submitted to the Liberal Democrats for consideration as their anthem for the 2010 election. […]

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Weekend Contumely 16/01/2010

politics,stupidity 17 January 2010 2 Comments

This week has been dominated by the Iraq Inquiry, the phoney war precursor to the 2010 General Election and continued political fallout from the apparently unstoppable vagina of scandal surrounding Iris Robinson, MP MLA. The Iraq Inquiry has begun to become interesting.  Alistair Campbell, Tony Blair’s spin doctor, was called upon to give evidence, and instead […]

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Nick Clegg strong again on MP infringements

Uncategorized 29 May 2009 0 Comments

Nick Clegg, leader of the Liberal Democrats (the UK’s third party) today issued a call for all MPs to be shot once in the leg, in order to prevent them from considering ever doing anything bad ever again.

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