Blog Posts - General Election



5 weeks is a very long time in politics

The Gagging Bill is to be delayed for 5 weeks so that Ministers can “consult widely all of the interested parties, members of this House and the many others outside”. This is very good news, the “Transparency of Lobbying, Non-part...
by IanChisnall on Nov 7, 2013

5 weeks is a very long time in politics

The Gagging Bill is to be delayed for 5 weeks so that Ministers can “consult widely all of the interested parties, members of this House and the many others outside”. This is very good news, the “Transparency of Lobbying, Non-part...
by IanChisnall on Nov 7, 2013

so behind

first week of november and i’ve already failed the blogging every day thing. oh well. i was having a hard time coming up with stuff to write about with the prompts provided anyway D: thanksgiving was never really a big deal in my family. lets just...
by System Overload on Nov 5, 2013

Impartiality in tatters

The country is now fully engaged in a general election campaign. If you were in any doubt of that, Heather Harper isn’t. Heather is the Chairman of Conservatives Abroad. She writes on their website  “We need your vote to get a … C...
by IanChisnall on Oct 17, 2013

Impartiality in tatters

The country is now fully engaged in a general election campaign. If you were in any doubt of that, Heather Harper isn’t. Heather is the Chairman of Conservatives Abroad. She writes on their website  “We need your vote to get a … C...
by IanChisnall on Oct 17, 2013

Do we get the representatives we deserve?

Less than a week after the end of the Conservative Party conference we are well into the election campaign for the General Election 2015 made a great deal easier for the parties to sustain because of the need to prepare … Continue reading ͛...
by IanChisnall on Oct 10, 2013

Do we get the representatives we deserve?

Less than a week after the end of the Conservative Party conference we are well into the election campaign for the General Election 2015 made a great deal easier for the parties to sustain because of the need to prepare … Continue reading ͛...
by IanChisnall on Oct 10, 2013

Kill Bill, Lalu Shrill, Election Drill, Voters Thrill!

As I cool my heels in my native city Guwahati make no frills about all the thrills of politicking in the meantime. Starting with the Bill or rather the Ordinance to protect convicted politicians the Prime Minister of India returned from the US and, a...
by Our Funarena on Oct 4, 2013

Kill Bill, Lalu Shrill, Election Drill, Voters Thrill!

As I cool my heels in my native city Guwahati make no frills about all the thrills of politicking in the meantime. Starting with the Bill or rather the Ordinance to protect convicted politicians the Prime Minister of India returned from the US and, a...
by Our Funarena on Oct 4, 2013

Right To Reject: One Historic For Voters, One Shocker From Rahul!

The Supreme Court of India gave a historic judgment today. The public litigation petition demanding the Right to Reject for voters had been pending for last nine years and Anna Hazare during his Movement against Corruption in 2011-12 made a lot of hu...
by Our Funarena on Sep 27, 2013

Will this change behaviour?

On Tuesday Afternoon in Brighton, Ed Miliband raised an issue during his speech that I believe has the potential to be a political game changer, and  one that will be resisted as much in his own party as by the current coalition … Continue r...
by IanChisnall on Sep 27, 2013

Right To Reject: One Historic For Voters, One Shocker From Rahul!

The Supreme Court of India gave a historic judgment today. The public litigation petition demanding the Right to Reject for voters had been pending for last nine years and Anna Hazare during his Movement against Corruption in 2011-12 made a lot of hu...
by Our Funarena on Sep 27, 2013

Will this change behaviour?

On Tuesday Afternoon in Brighton, Ed Miliband raised an issue during his speech that I believe has the potential to be a political game changer, and  one that will be resisted as much in his own party as by the current coalition … Continue r...
by IanChisnall on Sep 27, 2013

Where next for Green Party policy on education?

My motion instructing the Green Party Policy Committee to initiate a policy development process in the light of Coalition policies, which would result in a  a redrafted Education Policy being presented to a future  Conference, failed to win...
by wembleymatters on Sep 15, 2013

Friday The 13th: Death For Delhi Rapists, PM For Modi And Life Ban For IPL Spot Fixers!

Friday the 13th September, 2013. If you remember the movie for the sheer horror of it you must remember this particular date for the sheer excitement of it. One-two-three…on three counts of major developments in India. This date is considered unluc...
by Our Funarena on Sep 14, 2013

Friday The 13th: Death For Delhi Rapists, PM For Modi And Life Ban For IPL Spot Fixers!

Friday the 13th September, 2013. If you remember the movie for the sheer horror of it you must remember this particular date for the sheer excitement of it. One-two-three…on three counts of major developments in India. This date is considered unluc...
by Our Funarena on Sep 14, 2013

An update on runners in the Brent Central race

Sarah Teather's decision not to stand again seems to have breathed new life into the Brent Central election battle. Some local Liberal Democrats are firmly of the opinion that their candidate should be a woman while, intervening from Sutton, Lester H...
by wembleymatters on Sep 10, 2013

Sarah Teather's full personal statement on her decision not to stand in 2015

In just over a week's time, I shall reach the tenth anniversary of my election to Parliament in the Brent East by-election. I took some time off this summer and found myself reflecting a great deal on the last ten years.It has been an enormous pri...
by wembleymatters on Sep 8, 2013

Mixed reaction to Teather's withdrawal from 2015 election

Sarah Teather's decision not to stand for election in 2015 has come as a surprise to many but her increasing alienation from her party has been clear since her sacking as Children's minister, which itself followed her failure to vote for Government w...
by wembleymatters on Sep 8, 2013

Mumbai’s Shame! Three Arrested In Photo Journalist Gangrape!

When the national capital along with its northern allies lead the way in torturing, maiming, raping and murdering women of all possible age-groups how could the financial capital be far behind! A city boasting of being safe for women over the years h...
by Our Funarena on Aug 24, 2013


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