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Against Donkeys

The Police and Crime Commissioner elections are supposed to be an extension of democracy, giving voters the chance to chuck out folk they reckon are not governing the police sufficiently well. The same people (Daniel Hannan MEP and Douglas Carswell … Continue reading

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HuffPost Tory source tells all

The Huffington Post has published an article revealing details from ‘a senior Tory source’ about the potential group of Conservative candidates for Police and Crime Commissioner. Edited highlights as follows, with commentary:- Number 10 are disappointed with the general quality … Continue reading

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When will they, will they be famous?

It really is like a pregnancy – and it looks like some parents won’t be announcing they are expecting until after that difficult first 13 weeks. This report suggests that the Conservative candidacy in Norfolk is likely to be resolved by … Continue reading

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Conservative ‘primary’ in Avon and Somerset

This is Bristol reports that the city’s Conservatives are thinking of choosing candidates by means of an ‘open primary’ – a meeting whereby voters get to come and listen to the contenders. Actually that’s not a primary at all – … Continue reading

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