The Great Debate UK

Cliff-hanged

May 11, 2010

- Professor Christopher Harvie is a historian, teacher, political writer and SNP MSP for Mid-Scotland and Fife. He is the author of “Broonland: The Last Days of Gordon Brown.” The opinions expressed are his own. -

Tory-LibDem pact looks good for UK, but is unlikely

May 8, 2010

-Ian Campbell is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.-

Oratorical skills proxy for leadership skills in debates

April 30, 2010

- Timothy Clark and David Greatbatch are professors at Durham Business School. The opinions expressed are their own.-

Leaders’ debates highlight need for Scottish independence

April 28, 2010

- Paul Henderson Scott has written numerous books on Scottish history, literature and affairs, including ‘A 20th Century Life’ and its sequel, ‘The New Scotland’. He has been Rector of Dundee University, President of the Saltire Society and of Scottish PEN and a Vice-President of the Scottish National Party. The opinions expressed are his own -

from UK News:

Will a hung parliament create a serious hangover for British business?

April 26, 2010

parliamentElection day is fast approaching and with the poll gap narrowing between the Conservatives and Labour, there is a very real probability that the UK will end up with a hung parliament. For the first time since 1974, the UK may be left without clear political leadership.

Winner Clegg dodges fray of battle in debate

April 16, 2010

Tim Clark- Timothy Clark and David Greatbatch are professors at Durham Business School. The opinions expressed are their own. -

From rotten parliament to reform parliament?

By Tony Samphier
April 15, 2010

tspic- Tony Samphier is a campaigns consultant and organiser of the election policy comparison web initiative DEMREF 2010. The opinions expressed are his won.-

from UK News:

Will a Hung Parliament create a serious hangover for British business?

April 14, 2010

ParliamentElection day is fast approaching and with the poll gap narrowing between the Conservatives and Labour, there is a very real probability that the UK will end up with a hung parliament. For the first time since 1974, the UK may be left without clear political leadership.

from UK News:

Taking Twitter’s political temperature

April 6, 2010

Britain's first live television debates between the leaders of the three mainstream political parties are not the only new feature to add spice to the upcoming general election, which Prime Minister Gordon Brown today announced will be held on May 6.

Tories panic with tax cut pledge

March 29, 2010

NeilCollinsNeil Collins is a Reuters columnist. The views expressed are his own

National Insurance contributions make an unlikely battleground for the British election. They lack the sexiness of income tax cuts. But NI is a bad tax and the Tories are right to pledge to overturn Labour’s plan to raise it.