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Effective prime ministerial leadership?

Some years ago, I published an article analysing prime ministerial leadership in terms of purpose, skill and circumstance. Prime ministers need certain skills to navigate an increasingly pluralist political environment.  As I wrote, ‘The individual in the office will largely … Continue reading

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Conservative leaders are not elected by a form of AV

Why on earth do supporters of the Alternative Vote (AV) claim that the Conservative Party uses a form of AV to elect its leader?  Paddy Ashdown was doing it earlier today.  Some also claim that the French elect their  president … Continue reading

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