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About John E. Strafford

John Strafford is the author of Our Fight for Democracy – a history of democracy in the United Kingdom.

Articles by John E. Strafford

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

The decline and fall of the Conservative Party

The Conservative Party is fighting an uphill battle, as it is rapidly losing members. But in the face of reduced membership rights and lack of privilege, where is the incentive and who is to blame?

Losing the AV referendum: a personal view from the Conservative Yes Campaign

The Chairman of the Conservative Yes Campaign describes how his party was sidelined from what was intended to be an all party campaign. He argues that the support of the Conservatives and Greens was critical to a Yes vote, while the Lib Dems' decision to take the lead set them on the road to failure
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