#HolyroodTweetUp Scottish Leaders’ Debate Bingo

After the seven-headed Leaders’ Debate in Manchester last week, the TV Debate focus is now shifting to Scotland as Scottish Party Leaders prepare to discuss the issues that matter to Scottish voters. The first Scottish Leaders’ TV Debate of the General Election Campaign will take place tonight and will be broadcast by STV. You find […]

Nadine Dorries: wrong about voting numbers

Nadine Dorries is getting a lot of airtime for her comment that “more people vote on X Factor and I’m a Celebrity than vote in general elections”. Which is a shame, since it’s utter nonsense. The 2010 series of the X Factor saw¬†15,448,019 votes cast (source). I’m a Celebrity, which receives similar ratings, doesn’t seem […]

Lunchtime list for June 18th

Here are the articles and web pages the Talk Issues team recommend today: Govt skunkworks planned for November – Plans for internal experiments – but just on process, or more widely? A sudden lack of clarity – What's happening to the English regions? Abolition? More consultation? It's not entirely clear. Experts and plebs – Tne […]