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  • On D’Hondt
    For the European Parliament election in Great Britain  and Greater London Authority City wide list, a form of PR is used. Parties register lists of candidates, and voters vote for their preferred party. The counting is done using a method called the Dhondt method. This note describes the counting method and …
  • Bear Church, Deptford
    The church next door is planning to redevelop on its land. It’s planned to be 6 stories. Here’s their project page and here’s Lewisham’s planning portal page. Below/Overleaf is a picture from their facebook page.
  • EU-UK trade & co-operation agreement
    The UK Govt. and EU Commission have agreed a treaty to govern the UK’s 3rd party relationship with the EU covering trade, some programmes, security and governance. I put my first thoughts on my blog, inspired by Tom Kiblasi’s instant reaction, but I needed to go further. Here are some …
  • Early (English) revolutionary spirit
    I am playing a game of inverse “would I lie to you” each weekend. We don’t have so many rules as the TV shows; I was considering doing one on English Revolts, but decided not to; but made some interesting discoveries, which for me reinforces the need for a debate …
  • On Germany’s election system
    The German Federal elections must meet the requirements of Article 38, §1 of the German constitution, “the delegates of the German Parliament (Bundestag) […] are elected in a general, direct, free, equal and secret vote.” This article talks about how Germany does proportionality, overhang seats, inverse success values and their …