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Clarkson has shown his lack of class again by attacking Mandelson
A reduction in poverty should be the centrepiece of any future Labour programme
The Tories have deluded themselves that Britain can enjoy trading advantages without the drawbacks of reduced sovereignty
In the days of the empire, Britain imposed its voting system
on other countries. Many of those ex-colonies have moved on, but others are lagging behind
Restoring voters’ faith in the electoral system through reform should be the first duty of the next Conservative government, writes the former Tory MP Michael Brown
Our media are wedded to first-past-the-post because it makes for a great front page and somehow captures our eccentricity
Until very recently, it was generally assumed that first-past-the-post was natural to Britain. Now, the country has no fewer than four other electoral systems in operation. PR is becoming difficult, if not impossible, to hold back
The Commons has a disproportionate number of privately educated white men – not exactly representative of wider society
The Chartist goal of a representative parliament and
majority government is still sadly unrealised
The ratification of the Lisbon Treaty creates new dilemmas for David Cameron-and for David Miliband
There is nothing Islamic about so-called Islamic terrorism. But why are so many Muslims reluctant to condemn it?
Legalising all drugs would raise billions in revenue
Don't believe all you read suggesting that quality of life in the UK is rotten