My recommended reading for today October 31, 2013

by Stephen Tall on October 31, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… NEWSNIGHT: Labour Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt on qualified teachers – YouTube Tristram Hunt: he’s broadly right on qualified teachers. But I don’t think his Paxo intvw will have convinced many (…)

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Lewis Baston’s election 2015 forecast: Labour 36%, Conservatives 34%, Lib Dems 16%

by Stephen Tall on October 31, 2013

Lewis Baston, a research associate at Democratic Audit who is perhaps the nearest the UK comes to a Nate Silver, has published a pamphlet called Swing Seats: The key battlegrounds of the 2015 election (not available online yet). It’s a forensic analysis of the constituencies that will decide the next election, and digs much deeper […]