If you can ignore the fact that the Conservative policy is for the House of Lords to be elected using the first past the post system, which is itself a closed list system, you could be forgiven for thinking they had quite a principled take in the Lords reform debate a few weeks ago. To… Continue reading Internal party democracy – Tory style
Quote of the week must go to Charlie Falconer: “People not the press must be the priority. There is a right to know, not a right to tell.” You only need to think about this for a couple of seconds to realise how dumb it is. After all, freedom of speech IS a right, and… Continue reading Freedom of information. But don’t tell anyone.