From the daily archives:

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

West Midlands Boundary Changes Part 5: Warwickshire (including Coventry and Solihull)

August 29, 2012

For the fifth and final instalment in our series on the proposed constituency boundary changes in the West Midlands we turn to Warwickshire, including the metropolitan boroughs of Coventry and Solihull.  Those two boroughs are in the West Midlands metropolitan county, which has been considered together with Warwickshire proper in the Boundary Commission’s review, and […]

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#533: 2004, The Hold Steady, Killer Parties

August 29, 2012

With Jackie South stuck in New Orleans as a result of Hurricane Isaac and the Republicans in the middle of their convention in Tampa in this US presidential election year, this song came to mind as in the summer of 2008 in the run up to the last Presidential election Jackie South and I were […]

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Clegg’s ‘Emergency Tax’: posturing at its worst?

August 29, 2012

Call me a chamais faced grumpy old cynic if you like, but, I’m far from impressed by Nick Clegg’s sudden call for an emergency tax hike on the rich. Now, don’t get me wrong – I want to be impressed, I want to think to myself, good old Lib-Dems putting equality alongside economic necessity, showing […]

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