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36 days to go - paying the deposit in the electronic age

In 1918 a deposit for Parliamentary elections was introduced in the UK to prevent spurious candidates cluttering up the ballot paper. Currently £500 must be deposited at the same time as the Parliamentary nomination papers are delivered. 347 altre parole

The Iron Will

I often find myself watching the live coverage of daily proceedings in the House of Commons, on the BBC’s dedicated channel; this is often enjoyable enough and it keeps me suitably clued-up, regarding the new-found ideas from various MP’s – however, I often find my viewing/listening spoiled when our leader, David Cameron and the leader of the opposition, Ed Milliband feature. 619 altre parole


Eddie Izzard joins Labour campaign trail; wears better outfits than you

Comedian Eddie Izzard joined the Labour campaign trail on Monday by spending the day at a Q&A with Hove candidate Peter Kyle.

Wearing a smart skirt-suit and red lipstick, the London Mayor hopeful answered questions from the audience on corporate tax avoidance, nuclear disarmament, tuition fees and schools. 266 altre parole


No to TTIP - Yes to a Free NHS

Do TUSC candidates oppose the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)? What will we do to stop this deal and protect our public services?

Unlike the three major parties, which all support TTIP, TUSC is completely opposed to it. 299 altre parole

All Out For Labour! - Hastings & Rye

By Sarah Owen, Labour PPC for Hastings & Rye


Like the former Labour MP for Hastings & Rye Michael Foster, I have serious concerns about Trident and I also fail to see the need to renew our nuclear programme like-for-like. 227 altre parole

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Labour candidate apologises after activist is caught peeing on voter's bush

Forget speeches, debates, and lengthy interviews: when it comes to general elections, door-to-door canvassing may just be the most effective way to get voters interested. 157 altre parole


Issue of women on boards still not addressed

The annual Davies report published in the last week reveals that female representation on company boards of the FTSE 100 has reached 23.5%, a figure which has almost doubled in the last four years. 268 altre parole

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