Are Scotland's Psephologists Riding for a Fall?

Jackie Kemp | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Politics
Jackie Kemp

Aside from a computer on the desk, my local betting shop has a traditional look, complete with newspaper racing pages sellotaped to the wooden walls, stubby pencils and drawn blinds. As I entered, a man with a lived-in face and an unlit roll-up cigarette protruding from the corner of his mouth was exchanging a slip of paper for some ten pound notes.

Why Nick Clegg Is in Trouble in His Own Back Yard

Seth Alexander Thevoz | Posted 11.10.2014 | UK Politics
Seth Alexander Thevoz

Nick Clegg's personal poll ratings are dire officially the worst since polling began, and worse even than Michael Foot, Iain Duncan Smith or Gordon Brown.

Mid Term Situation of the Coalition Government

Peter Ingram | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK Politics
Peter Ingram

We are now mid-way through this parliament and it seems that all is to play for at the next election.

Elected Police and Crime Commissioners? Don't Be Fooled, This Isn't About Devolving Power to Local Communities

Thomas Midlane | Posted 12.01.2013 | UK Politics
Thomas Midlane

The idea that this is a genuine exercise in localism just simply isn't credible, because the coalition is only interested in devolving power to two sectors: the private and the voluntary. If you want to know what Cameron and Osborne really think of local government, go and count the number of empty offices at council buildings across the land.