Politics

Media, Politics, TV

Satire, Parliament and Dennis Skinner

Last week Labour stalwart Dennis Skinner was ejected from the House of Commons for the rest of the Parliamentary day for calling the Prime...

Politics

Responding to Consultations

If there’s one thing the internet has made easier, it’s responding to consultations. Previously the domain of just the time...

Politics

Vote Early, Vote Oft… Er… Well Vote Anyway

Polling stations are open until 10pm....

Media, Politics

The Power of Newspapers… Or Lack Thereof

After the 1992 election when John Major defeated Neil Kinnock, The Sun published a now famous headline: “It’s The Sun Wot Won...

Politics

The Day We Phoned Maggie

One of the big stories in the news today is that someone somehow got through to David Cameron on the phone, and pretended to be the head of...

Politics

Election Fundraising

Last week Jon Stewart did a very good piece on the emails that the Democratic campaign has been sending out ahead of the upcoming mid-term...

Politics, Research

Polling and the Scottish Referendum

What an interesting few weeks it has been for poll-watching. I say that from my London perspective. Obviously north of the border, this is...

Politics

Capital

I saw this copy of the economics book du jour in WH Smith of all places. Somehow the sticker and the book’s subject matter seemed...

Cycling, Politics

space4cycling

Earlier this evening, while the House of Commons debated the Get Britain Cycling report, the LCC organised a massive cycle ride around the...

Politics

State Intimidation

I’m thoroughly sickened to learn of the intimidatory behaviour that representative of the UK have made against the partner of...