Read about the 2010 general election, which resulted in a Conservative-Lib Dem coalition government with David Cameron becoming Prime Minister and Nick Clegg Deputy Prime Minister. The coalition lasted the full five years until the 2015 general election.

Political

Britain at the Polls: four parts standard fare to five parts novel analysis

The rise of online political coverage has done no harm to the mini-publishing boom brought about by a general election. … Read the full post »

Political

What does the Zac Goldsmith case mean for election expense controls in future?

It’s always tempting to view the verdict of investigations through a partisan filter – if ‘your side’ does not get punished, it’s a great result by a wise team of investigators; if on the other hand it does get punished, it’s a muddle-headed verdict from dangerously ignorant investigators, whether that means the police, the courts or a regulator. … Read the full post »