From the daily archives:

Monday, December 12, 2011

Boundary Commission Creates Ten Marginals in Labour’s North East Heartland

December 12, 2011

Regular readers will be familiar with my series of posts looking at the impact of the Boundary Commission’s proposals for UK constituencies for the next election, based on the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Act 2011.  I have previously covered London, Northern Ireland and the North West, and it is now the North East’s turn. […]

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#351: 1929, Memphis Minnie, When The Levee Breaks

December 12, 2011

I’ve only recently discovered Memphis Minnie – but, what a discovery! Unique, wonderful, inspirational. The Blues in its purest form is traditionally a masculine working class genre – listening to Howlin Wolf or Robert Johnson, you can hear the sound of working men coming in from the cotton fields to make this most wonderful music. […]

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What is the point of the Lib-Dems?

December 12, 2011

That sounds like a facetious question – it isn’t meant to be – it is a serious question and one which I would urge every Liberal Democrat to ask themselves now more than ever. The Lib-Dems have played an important role. Since the Party rose up from the debacle of the SDP/Liberal Alliance in the […]

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