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Democracy vs efficiency

Written By: - Date published: 9:15 am, July 14th, 2016 - 116 comments

Events in England really highlight the different processes of the two main parties. The Conservatives have completed their leadership transition, Labour’s contest has barely begun. Which model is best?

Green Party announcement – Russel Norman to stand down as leader

Written By: - Date published: 10:50 am, January 30th, 2015 - 237 comments

Twitter has gone berserk about an announced Green Party press conference for 11 am today. Initial speculation is that a Green MP may be standing down. Update: One News has tweeted Russell Norman has resigned as leader. Update: Russel’s Norman’s statement added.

My votes

Written By: - Date published: 9:22 am, September 12th, 2013 - 100 comments

I voted for Cunliffe, Robertson, and Jones in that order. My reasons are in this post. It is unnecessary for people to speculate on additional motivations.

But if any MP or jonolist wants to try to run a politically based smear on me like they did on Jenny Michie, Mike Williams, and others then I’m perfectly happy to tear them a new rectum through their political credibility over the next decade.

Grant Robertson

Written By: - Date published: 11:30 am, September 7th, 2013 - 112 comments

In accordance with our general rules about candidates posting, Grant Robertson has sent in a guest post. He may be available to answer some questions on Sunday as Saturday is busy for all candidates.

The post will be fully moderated.

Shane Jones, the other contender for the historic Labour leadership primary is welcome to send in a similar post with the same rules.

David Cunliffe

Written By: - Date published: 11:04 am, September 4th, 2013 - 267 comments

In accordance with our general rules about candidates posting,  David Cunliffe has sent in a guest post.  He will be available to answer some questions. The post will be fully moderated.

Other candidates for the historic Labour leadership primary are welcome to send similar posts with the same rules.

Eligibility to vote in Labour’s leadership election process

Written By: - Date published: 5:55 pm, August 23rd, 2013 - 20 comments

Cunliffe Robertson Jones LittleHas your Labour Party membership lapsed because you forgot to pay your membership fee or were upset?  Do not despair.  You may still be able to rejoin and have a vote in the leadership election process if you meet the criteria.

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