Tag Archives: 2015 general election

  1. Interesting initial statistics on voting behaviour at the 2015 General Election

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    May 18, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    Using Lord Ashcroft’s post-election polling and comparing with previous voting statistics gives us some interesting findings. Summary  Conservatives’ previously large …
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  2. Northern Ireland 2 – The most important constitutencies

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    December 30, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    The best way to predict what will happen in Northern Ireland’s 18 constituencies in the 2015 General election is to …
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  3. The prospect of Labour winning has Conservatives starting to build up funds for a quick second election

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    December 28, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    Some interesting gossip emanating from Conservative HQ is that they have started to solicit donations to fund a second election …
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  4. Why even pointing out the Government’s economic failures hurts Labour

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    December 18, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    On Monday what looked like a rather arcane economics spat broke out between the Conservatives and Labour. Once again, it …
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  5. The crack up of the Lib Dem vote is why UKIP and SNP will NOT want to go into government

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    November 27, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    It was, almost, apocalypse for the Liberal Democrats in Rochester and Strood. Geoff Juby, their candidate in the by-election, got …
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  6. If UKIP learn how to play the FPTP election system properly it could make 20 seats’ difference

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    November 26, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    Whilst he was lauding UKIP’s victories in the Clacton and Rochester & Strood by-elections, I couldn’t help noticing a not …
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  7. Now we know how much the SNP want a Tory government in the 2015 General election

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    November 19, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    So, now we know how desperately the SNP want the Conservatives to hold the balance of power at the next …
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  8. The 2016 General Election – what it will look like

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    November 18, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    Yes, that isn’t a typo. I do mean that I am expecting there to be a 2016 General Election. Our …
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  9. Nicola Sturgeon faces a full inbox, even without the opportunity of independence

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    October 17, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    There were some existential questions for the Scottish Nationalist Party after the referendum was lost. If there is little chance …
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  10. Lib Dems and Mental health care – the right target.

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    October 11, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    Nick Clegg brought the curtain down on the Liberal Democrats’ conference with a centerpiece that surprised many, as there had …
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  11. Cameron delivers a speech aimed at tightening the Tory defence of Downing Street

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    October 2, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    David Cameron made his pitch to the nation yesterday in his last conference speech before the 2015 General Election. The …
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  12. UKIP policies – closely targetted at winning seats but not for a serious party of power

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    September 30, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    Just before the UKIP conference, the Labour Party released a press statement pointing out that UKIP were “more Tory that …
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  13. Reckless’s defection to UKIP brings us a step closer to a complete realignment of UK politics

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    September 29, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    Mark Reckless’s reputation as a Eurosceptic was such that in 2010, before he had ever won a seat in a …
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