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Posts Tagged: Councillor Peter Golds
The place to put these proposals to the test is at a general election, not in a Parliament apparently determined to do little other than delay Brexit.
Andrew Wood: The brave citizens who defeated electoral fraud in Tower Hamlets are faced with a huge legal bill
If the Cabinet Office won’t help defend democracy, why should ordinary citizens do it? The wrong signal is being sent out.
The Electoral Commission didn’t stop what was happening in Tower Hamlets – is it really capable of thwarting Putin?
The internal and external threats to the integrity of our elections have intensified, but the regulator responsible does not appear to have upped its game in response.
£750,000 is allocated for “mother tongue teaching”. Yet there is almost no budget for English as a spoken language for non-English-speaking parents.
Interview: The double-hatted Suella Fernandes – both a member of the Government and a pro-Leave group leader
She points to the opportunities to imitate New Zealand agriculture, and to crack down on big businesses which evade tax.
This pledge follows alarming evidence that democracy was undermined in Tower Hamlets.
If it is good enough for internal Labour selections then why not for council and General Elections?
Blair’s changes ignored security in the name of raising turnout. It is time to correct that error.
Sir Eric’s proposals are a welcome first step towards restoring trust in the ballot box, but photographic evidence is the essential gold standard.
The rules not only need to be updated but also to be enforced.
A month ago, this site carried assessments of how Goldsmith’s campaign is going. Now the authors return for an update.
More scandal from Tower Hamlets emerges – yet the Electoral Commission remains silent.
Interview: Syed Kamall MEP – “I would prefer people to have a choice, personally. I don’t see why we need a shortlist.”
The Conservative MEP leader and would-be London Mayoral candidate on Ambition, Opportunity and Enterprise – and why that shortlist should be extended.
We list the committee members who will decide the Open Primary Shortlist. If it’s wide of the mark in any way, please direct your complaints to CCHQ.