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Sunday’s Politics Show featured the results of research by independent academics into how each party in the Coalition Government is doing at getting its polices enacted. The conclusion? Three-quarters (75%) of the Liberal Democrat manifesto is being turned into government policy, compared to noticeably less (60%) of the Conservative manifesto, as illustrated in this screenshot: [...]
Yesterday evening I did a mini-tour of the BBC studios, for both The Westminster Hour (listen again here) and to debate AV with Shane Greer over on the News Channel:
A sister title to Shane Greer’s So you want to be a politician?, Sheila Gunn’s So you want to be a political journalist? is a collection of thrity-two lively short chapters giving an insight into the life of a political journalist. With an impressive cast of contributors, including Peter Riddell, Carolyn Quinn and Michael White, [...]
I’ve contributed the chapter on online campaigning by candidates to So You Want to be A Politician, which is edited by Shane Greer. The book came out this week and you can get your copy from Amazon here.
I’ve already reviewed two of the titles in the new seven book series from biteback: Why Vote Liberal Democrat and Why Vote. But what to make of the other fives titles – covers Labour, Conservative, Green, SNP and Plaid? (Although a UKIP book was also publicised, it never got published as UKIP failed to produce [...]