Why we shouldn’t ban MPs from having second jobs

by Stephen Tall on July 9, 2013

Ed Miliband, attempting to turn the row over alleged candidate fixing by Unite to his advantage, has proposed ending the right of MPs to have second jobs: “The question of MPs’ second outside jobs has been discussed but not properly (…)

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My recommended reading for today July 9, 2013

by Stephen Tall on July 9, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… The British public, eh? What do they know? | Stephen Tall Quiz time! 10 questions to help you find out if you’re smarter than the British public (won’t be too hard, it (…)

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The British public, eh? What do they know?

by Stephen Tall on July 9, 2013

That’s the question the Royal Statistical Society and King’s College London decided to find out with the help of polling firm Ipsos MORI. They asked the British public a range of questions on current social issues. And they found the public mostly gave answers that were factually wrong. Not just fractionally out: a long way […]