Monday, November 06, 2006

Short answers

Could you please explain how you campaign for a hung parliament and how I vote for one?
Clare Short answers readers' questions in The Indy. Well, she doesn't answer that one.

Roy Hattersley on directly elected Mayors
seems to argue for spending vast amounts of public money to allow people to say 'No'. My concern is much more that in some areas we will end up with media favourites or 'celebrity' candidates being elected, and we end up transferring all executive functions to a bloke in a monkey suit or a radio dj.