I should vote for Brian as London Mayor (but alas I don’t have a vote) #paddickpower

by Stephen Tall on April 11, 2012

The good denizens of Unlock Democracy today unveiled their latest VoteMatch venture to aid Londoners to make up their minds which way to vote. To my relief, I should apparently vote for Brian based on his actual policies for London, (…)

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Labour’s not-so-very-local election broadcast shows how unimportant local decision-making is to Ed Miliband’s party

by Stephen Tall on April 11, 2012

Tonight’s Labour local election broadcast, starring telly’s very own Lord (Robert) Winston, climaxes with the rallying cry: On Thursday May 3rd, vote NHS, vote Labour Exactly how voting Labour then will help the NHS isn’t explored — not surprisingly, because it won’t. There’s a reason these elections are called local elections, after all. Before highlighting […]