The household fallacy

It’s election time and the household fallacy is back in vogue. On Radio 4s “Any Questions” this week a lady asked (more eloquently then my version, go to 14.45 minutes in), how are we supposed to teach our children about counting their pennies when politicians are promising to spend on this, that, and t’other? The… Read more

In touch or not?

Jo Johnson has tweeted this and Tom Kibasi of the IPPR has suggested that his daily newspaper reading suggests he is not in touch with his constituents. It is, of course, an arguable case. But to me, it is much more likely that in reading this trio of newspapers – the FT, The New York… Read more

Investigation of Vote Leave seeking legal advice from CPS

It is, I think, worth highlighting that Open Democracy has just disclosed that: After nearly 16 months of investigating Vote Leave, the Metropolitan Police Service handed a file of evidence to the Crown Prosecution Service last month. The initial formal referral by the police means they are now seeking legal advice from the Crown Prosecution… Read more