What are people trying to “escape” from? And is the Government able to fully tackle these things?
What really brings together all of these people is a commitment to enlightenment values, and a commitment to freedom of thought.
They already elect their chairmen and there will be fewer trips abroad – at least when the Commons is sitting. That means more scrutiny of what Ministers are up to.
Only eleven per cent put it in the top three categories for effectiveness. By contrast, 32 per cent placed it in the bottom three.
“It’s too complex. I just can’t understand the issue. With a referendum I think it needs to be something really quite simple, like in Ireland when they had gay marriage.”
The block of limestone romps to victory. Unsurprisingly, your Political Event of the Year was the election.
The BBC needs to review now who will cover the 2020 election in a way that interests young viewers. Neil, Marr and Paxman have a combined age of 185.
His recruitment by Ed Miliband will deter more voters than it attracts.
Plus: The CCHQ charm school. Disgraceful Livingstone. Untruthful Clegg. Nasty Russell Brand. Where I’ll be on election night. And: Advice to candidates for the count.
Russell Brand is challenged over his refusal to stand for Parliament.
…All of them.
Plus: Marr again. Shot foxes. Unhatted rabbits. Bercow’s revenge. Sir Trevor Brooking’s posterior. And: thanks to Stuart in customer services, who made this column possible.