UK: Britain Votes “No” to Alternative Vote System

The electorate of the UK has sounded a resounding “No” to plans for electoral reform in the constitutional monarchy. 13,013,123 said no to introducing the Alternative Vote System which would produce fairer results in marginal seats. This represents 67.9% of the total vote on the issue. 6,152,607 people voted for the Alternative Vote system. For … Read more UK: Britain Votes “No” to Alternative Vote System

Video: Fires & Broken Glass as UK Students Protest Fees

A student protest in Westminster, London, today turned violent as members of the British public protesting proposed University tuition fee increases and spending cuts lit fires and smashed windows at the Conservative Party HQ. In footage shot at the scene angry British citizens are seen to break glass and light fires in and around the … Read more Video: Fires & Broken Glass as UK Students Protest Fees

UK: David Cameron is Prime Minister, Nick Clegg is Deputy PM

On Tuesday 11th May 2010, the Conservative party of Britain announced a new government for the United Kingdom in coalition with the Liberal Democrats. David Cameron will be the new Prime Minister and will live at Number 10 Downing Street with his family. The party leader of the Liberal Democrats, Nick Clegg, was given the … Read more UK: David Cameron is Prime Minister, Nick Clegg is Deputy PM

UK: Gordon Brown Resigns As Prime Minister

Gordon Brown, the leader of the Labour Party and Prime Minister of Great Britain is on his way to tender his resignation to the Queen, after making a statement to that effect outside 10 Downing Street minutes ago. He told the mass of reporters “Thank you and goodbye” as he ended his speech supported by … Read more UK: Gordon Brown Resigns As Prime Minister

UK General Election 2010: [Video] Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg Speaks

Liberal Democrat leader, Nick Clegg, speaks following the hung parliament result in the 2010 UK General Election. During the speech, Clegg states that the Conservative Party, by winning the election, “has the first right” to form a Government, either on its own, or in coalition with another party, effectively opening the door for discussions with … Read more UK General Election 2010: [Video] Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg Speaks

UK General Election 2010: [Video] David Cameron Post Election Speech, Liberal Democrat Offer

UK General Election 2010 News – Video – David Cameron speaks following Hung Parliament, makes offer to Liberal Democrats David Cameron, leader of the UK Conservative Party, speaking following the 2010 UK General Election. Cameron makes an offer to Nick Clegg of the Liberal Democrat Party because “[the Conservatives] have to accept that we fell … Read more UK General Election 2010: [Video] David Cameron Post Election Speech, Liberal Democrat Offer

UK General Election 2010: [Video] Gordon Brown Invites Nick Clegg to Talk

As the above speech, made by Prime Minister Gordon Brown following the UK General Election 2010 hung parliament result would indicate, the Labour Administration are keen to speak with the Liberal Democrat Party leader, Nick Clegg, in order to discuss setting up a Labour / Liberal Democrat coalition in order to help “stabilise” economic recovery. … Read more UK General Election 2010: [Video] Gordon Brown Invites Nick Clegg to Talk

UK General Election 2010 Results: Nick Clegg Holds Sheffield Hallam

Nick Clegg, leader of the Liberal Democrat Party, has held the Sheffield Hallam seat in the 2010 UK General Election this morning with 27,324 votes. Sheffield Hallam UK General Election 2010 Results: Nick Clegg – Liberal Democrat – 27,324 Nicola Bates – Conservative – 12,040 Jack Scott – Labour – 8,228 Nigel James – UK … Read more UK General Election 2010 Results: Nick Clegg Holds Sheffield Hallam

UK Elections: Secretary General of the Commonwealth Urges UK Voters to Get Out and Vote

The Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Kamalesh Sharma, has urged the UK electorate to vote in the UK General Election on May 6th 2010, pointing out that many poorer Commonwealth countries with newer parliaments have a much better turnout. At the last UK election in 2005, the turn-out was 61%. Compare that to 83% in St … Read more UK Elections: Secretary General of the Commonwealth Urges UK Voters to Get Out and Vote