Keeping on talking

Thanks to everyone who read and commented here and on Facebook during the election campaign. We tried to do our bit to talk about policy issues rather than the leaders’ personalities, or their wives’ toes. Now, under the new coalition Government, discussion and compromise on issues will, we hope, come right to the fore. People […]

Hung parliaments don’t have to mean unstable governments

Conservative Shadow Cabinet member Jeremy Hunt has been on the campaign trail, telling people how awful hung parliaments are: Speaking at a Conservative election campaign event in central London, shadow culture secretary Jeremy Hunt said this would mean a “lack of accountability”, with no one party in charge, and deals being done “behind closed doors”. The […]