Tag Archives: UK election

DUNCAN MacLAREN. UK General Election: clever cunning or miscalculated folly?

Theresa May’s snap general election decision can be seen as hypocritical in that she ruled this out consistently (and as recently as 20th March) until, the Anglican vicar’s daughter hinted, God told her while hiking in Welsh Snowdonia over Easter … Continue reading

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John Menadue. London Postcard-some impressions.

We have just spent three weeks in the UK in Bath and London. But I kept the blog going with the help of friends. For years I have largely avoided the UK. When I first visited London in 1963, I … Continue reading

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Stephen Morey. How 37% of the vote in the UK resulted in 51% of the seats.

Current Affairs. UK election On Thursday, May 7 2015, the Conservative Party won the national election in the United Kingdom – despite the fact that nearly two-thirds of ballots were cast for other candidates. With only 36.9% of the vote … Continue reading

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The British Election

The Observer newspaper in the UK has an interesting background piece on the issues facing people in the UK. It raises many of the questions that concern Australians about the disfunction and the loss of trust in our political institutions. … Continue reading

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