The West Oxfordshire* Question

If there’s one lesson in politics that Tony Blair has yet to learn, it must sure be that genuine political legacies rarely come about by design but rather by accident. For as much as Churchill was of the opinion that "history will be kind to me for I […]

Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates.

With barely a whisper of a mention in the dead tree press, the single least interesting election in British political history is taking place as I write, that of the new Speaker of the House of Lords. To someone not steeped in the oddities of the British parliamentary […]