Category Archives: douglas alexander

Caption competition

Douglas Alexander is proudly photographed on his website (which still shows a sample poll now recording votes of 51% to 48%) next to an ATM. DOes he know something we don’t as he appears to be removing a very large … Continue reading

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The Scottish election debacle report debacle

Not only were the Scottish elections shambolic, now the rigmarole around the report into the shambles has descended into a shambles. The story so far: The report said the following, “What is characteristic of 2007 was a notable level of … Continue reading

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Douglas Alexander

DOuglas Alexander can’t even run elections on his own website without disenfranchising some.   His site at http://www.douglasalexander.org.uk/home has an option on the left hand side of the screen marked “Poll” with an option to vote for one of two sample poll answers.  … Continue reading

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Why Alexander should resign – part 2

Further to my post last night, in comments on a post on Iain Dale’s blog the key passages from the report damning the Scotland Office (and by implication Alexander) are extracted by a Mr or MS “Zac’s Pezt” who quotes … Continue reading

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The Scottish election debacle – Alexander should resign

The Gould report reviewing the Scottish elections (and the result of thousands of papers being rejected – discussed previously here and here and here) has been published today.  It lists a series of systemic problems and failings, calls for the professionalisation of … Continue reading

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Gordon and the election shambles

Gordon Brown has a reputation as a master strategist.  However, the election debacle gives the lie to this and is the first consequence of the bizarre appointment of DOuglas Alexander to act as Gordon’s election supremo.  As suggested here “he has … Continue reading

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