Category Archives: AV referendum

Fancy a spot of Referendum Geekery this Easter?

A bit of a mea culpa from me here as I promised Malcolm Harvey I’d blog about this months ago and am only just getting round to it – but I guess now is as good a time as any. … Continue reading

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>May the Fourth be with you, says John Cleese #yeswav #maythefourthbewithyou #starwarsday

> Now you can’t argue with that, can you?

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>A common sense way to make the majority happy #yes2av #no2av

>We need to see a lot more of Dan Snow in the future.  He’s good.

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>What’s your magic number? #yes2av #no2av

>No, I don’t mean the number of people you’ve been intimate with, although if you want to tell me that, I will nod politely and pretend that I don’t feel really awkward. What I mean is the number of times … Continue reading

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>AV is Cool for Cats #yes2av #no2av

>While the No Campaign fights with bitterness, poison and deception, the Yes Campaign has some genius supporters. This video is a must for cat lovers. I want Casual Cat on my lap. I actually think there are some cats who … Continue reading

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>Nick Clegg dances for AV #yes2AV

>This hilarious video by MJHibbet, available here on You Tube is worth watching for the animated Nick Clegg dancing alone, but it has some very down to earth reasons to vote Yes in the AV Referendum next week.

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>Farron gets his devolution goggles on – a mass party e-mail that works

>You might remember a couple of weeks ago that I had a major strop with whoever it is in London who sends out these mass party e-mails for sending Scottish members one from Nick which contained no Scottish election messages … Continue reading

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>AV – A Historical Perspective #yes2AV

> The delightful Dan Snow cuts through the crap that’s flying about  about AV – and tells us that this is a constitutional tweak we can happily embrace – a more modern, fairer and sophisticated way of electing our MPs. … Continue reading

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>Hot off the press: the Yes to Fairer Votes broadcast – make them work for our votes #yes2av

>The ink is barely dry on the Yes Campaign’s first broadcast which has just been shown on BBC2. Subtle it ain’t by any stretch of the imagination. None of the politicians I know and love are like those portrayed in … Continue reading

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>The right to a vote that actually counts – Eddie Izzard et al at Yes Campaign launch #yes2av

>Here’s some video from last week’s launch of the Yes to Fairer Votes campaign. I kind of like  the fact that it doesn’t have any politicians (ok, Martin Bell was an MP, but he’s more national treasure than hack) and … Continue reading

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