…and the downs:
Well. I guess the real losers here are those ‘not interested in politics’ who finally thought they might get their TV / radio / newspapers back from all of that glorious political coverage. Haha! It’s going to go on for ages yet Immediate reactions are that a) wow, Glenda Jackson held on in my neighbouring constituency by 42 votes, which is truly a remarkable tribute to those canvassing for her! b) I’m pleased for Caroline Lucas down in Brighton c) I’m very much not pleased with whoever ousted Evan Harris, the Lib Dem’s remarkable sane Science spokesperson and d) as I actually said to a BNP supporter the other day, they weren’t going to get anywhere in parliamentary elections and they didn’t.
Can’t get too carried away, though… I have 20% of my degree sitting in my bag at the moment and mustn’t forget to hand it in