Posts Tagged ‘Charles Kennedy’

Remembering Charles Kennedy

by Phil Burton-Cartledge.

Turning on BBC News yesterday, I was thrown by the sad passing of Charles Kennedy. Not being a LibDem and living hundreds of miles from his constituency (as was), I never had occasion to bump into him in real life. Like most other political people the Charlie Kennedy I knew was the kindly presence on Have […]

AV, the anti-politicians choice? The opposite is true

by Jon Lansman.

According to Sunder Katwala of the Fabian Society, the Yes to AV campaign is stressing a ‘people against the politicians’ theme. AV is supposed to attract people who are anti-politician. Charles Kennedy said of AV on Daily Politics “it’s a politician’s issue and we’ve got to turn it into a public issue.” Too right. It […]

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