Brown favours AV?

According to Make My Vote Count, Gordon Brown might be in favour of the Alternative Vote system. That’s not what he told me.

Gordon Brown and Charlie Falconer have their say (pt. 3)

A third reply to my letter to my MP came today (incidentally, there are brand new Kirkcaldy & Cowdenbeath letterheads!). This one came with a copy of a letter from unelected Charlie Lord Falconer of Thoroton. “I don’t think there’s a real groundswell for change,” he once said regarding making my vote count. In my […]

Gordon Brown and others have their say (pt. 2)

Another reply to my letter from Gordon Brown came this morning, with a photocopy of another one from the Department for Constitutional Affairs. Dear Mr Stephen I enclose a copy of a letter I have just received concerning the matter I raised on your behalf. As you will see a further letter will follow and […]

Gordon Brown has his say (or not)

Sit up now Stuart, Gareth, Garry, Murky. Gordon Brown has replied to my letter. Dear Mr Stephen Thank you for your recent letter which I have forwarded to the appropriate department. I will contact you once I receive a reply. Yours sincerely Gordon Brown MP I’m sure you’ll agree, it was definitely worth the wait, […]

Proxy blogging

After Garry of A Big Stick and a Small Carrot started his Anne Begg proxy blog, Stuart Dickson asked: Doctorvee, any plans for a new Gordon Brown MP [proxy blog]? Well, I don’t know about that really. I wasn’t thinking about it anyway. I kind of waver on the issue of proxy blogs enough. Gordon […]

Letter to Gordon Brown

Dear Mr Brown, I am writing to ask you about electoral reform. As I am sure you are aware, the Labour Party won the 2005 General Election with a majority of seats having earned just 35.2% of the popular vote. In its 1997 manifesto, the Labour Party promised electoral reform. Although I am pleased at […]