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Galloway Persistently Breaking Electoral Law

Galloway Persistently Breaking Electoral Law

Alex MacDonald April 6, 2015 10

George Galloway is on the campaign trail as a candidate now that Parliament has been dissolved – he is not an MP. Yet he persistently breaks electoral law by handing out leaflets which refer

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Wythenshawe Means Everything & Nothing

Wythenshawe Means Everything & Nothing

Lee Jenkins February 13, 2014 0

The typical mid-term by-election that is really about so much more. The people of Wythenshawe and Sale East will today go to the polls and secure Labour a morale boosting but wholly expected by-election

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Ukip 2010 vs Ukip 2014: What are the changes?

Ukip 2010 vs Ukip 2014: What are the changes?

Backbencher January 27, 2014 0

Robert Tyler, Last week Nigel Farage, the leader of Ukip, distanced himself from the Ukip 2010 manifesto, which he stood on in Buckingham constituency in the General Election. Mr Farage also allegedly wrote parts

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2015 remains bleak and convoluted for UKIP, but it may not be their fault

2015 remains bleak and convoluted for UKIP, but it may not be their fault

Alex MacDonald December 11, 2013 1

  In the 1974 UK general election, the Liberal Party were – as their reformed selves still remain today – the third party in the British political system. Unfortunately for Jeremy Thorpe’s Liberals, they

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What Will The Next General Election Do To The Lib Dems?

What Will The Next General Election Do To The Lib Dems?

Lee Jenkins December 5, 2013 6

Being in power has changed the Lib Dems. How will their first General Election as an incumbent shape them? The last couple of months has seen a marked Labour shuffle to the Left, with

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Ed Miliband’s turkey is cooked, and he has to go.

Backbencher August 20, 2013 6

Damaine Gorman argues that Ed Miliband simply has to go. As the third anniversary of Ed Miliband’s leadership looms, Labour are still attempting to cope with the awkward, incapable man they were saddled with

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7 Reasons The Tories Are Smiling

7 Reasons The Tories Are Smiling

Lee Jenkins August 8, 2013 2

Things always look better with a bit of sunshine on them, but for Conservatives, there’s extra reason to have a bit of spring in their step this summer. Economy All governments are judged primarily

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The Tories Rebranded Both Too Much & Too Little

The Tories Rebranded Both Too Much & Too Little

Lee Jenkins March 28, 2013 3

Cameron’s efforts to change the image of the Conservative Party have abjectly failed. At the time of writing, the Tories were languishing around 30 percent in the polls. This could normally be written off

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The New Independent Scotland: A look into the future

The New Independent Scotland: A look into the future

James Snell March 18, 2013 1

 James Snell looks into the Backbencher’s very own crystal ball to see what future awaits an independent Scotland. Much as I supported the right of the Falkland Islanders to choose their own fates, regardless

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5 Reasons A Tory-UKIP Pact Won’t Happen

Lee Jenkins February 28, 2013 1

Another strong showing by UKIP at a by-election will reignite the Tory-UKIP Pact debate, but five fundamental obstacles remain. The good citizens of Eastleigh will head to the polls today to decide who’ll represent

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