Category Archives: Electoral Commission

Do you agree that the SNP should do what the Electoral Commission says?

See what I did there? That headline is a bit of a leading question. It certainly isn’t, in my view at least, neutral. It invites the reader  to answer “Yes.” Had I said “Should the SNP do what the Electoral … Continue reading

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>Havering Council havers over voter registration

>I thought I’d just quickly slip in a “bureaucracy gone mad” story before sloping off to bed cos I’m about to collapse in a heap. The deadline for voter registration passed yesterday so now it’s too late to get a … Continue reading

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>Labour slammed on Glasgow North East by-election delay and postal vote shambles

>The Electoral Commission has criticised the Labour Government for leaving it almost 5 months to hold the by-election to replace former Speaker Michael Martin, who was forced to resign over the MPs’ expenses scandal. Labour’s excuse, that the parliamentary Summer … Continue reading

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