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Fight the Klingons

by markjohnston on 30 April, 2011

With the AV referendum it’s a choice between the status quo –  clinging on to power, and voting YES for a fairer democratic system. The NO arguments just don’t stand up to scrutiny:

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Is your Cat confused by AV?

by markjohnston on 29 April, 2011

Let’s AV a drink

by markjohnston on 28 April, 2011

Finally

by markjohnston on 26 April, 2011

This election finally gives you an opportunity to: Vote for Weston Vote for Change • cut the number of councillors and executive posts • incentivise volunteers to support the police • more affordable homes linked with job development • zero tolerance on drink and drugs; strengthen licensing controls Vote Liberal Democrat

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Time for Local Change

by markjohnston on 26 April, 2011

The Conservatives have ruled North Somerset for all but 18 months since May 1999. During that time they have failed to re-develop the Tropicana, abandoned the North Somerset Museum and closed the Maltings Community Centre The Tories have been in charge of North Somerset for so long, yet the best they can offer for a […]

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And..

by markjohnston on 26 April, 2011

The Conservatives now want to spend another £10 Million on Weston Town Hall while cutting services and planning to sell off our heritage Library to justify it.

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Did you know

by markjohnston on 26 April, 2011

Did you know that North Somerset Tories, who run the council, have spent over £1.2 BILLION since the 2007 elections? BUT • There are masses of potholes in our streets • Not enough facilities for our children • Still queues each working day at junction 21 • Not enough real local jobs in Weston • […]

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Dan Snow’s Alternative

by markjohnston on 25 April, 2011

Here’s a brief explanation of AV and why it’s clearly a better system that our current First Past the Post, and why we think you should vote YES on May 5th. There’s a lot of nonsense talked about AV but the truth is simple – by every measure it’s a fairer, more effective and more […]

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I’d be embarrassed..

by markjohnston on 23 April, 2011

by the NO campaign if I was a supporter. See this link for the way the ‘No to AV’ leaflet sets out to mislead the public and muddy the water over the AV referendum. All AV does is say to people “if the candidate you’re voting for doesn’t get enough votes, who else would you […]

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