UK Elections today

A bit of a surreal UK election from my point of view.

Facebook reminds me to vote…

Facebook cares (?)

and then THE SUN finds hope (but no shame)

The SUN finds HOPE (and surrealism)

Let’s see.

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Is the volcano a transport policy & lobbying opportunity?

~ Paris ~ Gare du Nord le matin ~ Uploaded by Janey Kay on 27 Oct 09, 9.55PM BST.

Apart from everything else the eruption beneath Iceland’s Eyjafjallajoekull glacier and the ash cloud it . . . →

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Social Media and government. A note on communications.

Jump on the social media bandwagon Uploaded by Matt Hamm on 15 Oct 08, 10.07PM GMT.

We had this discussion the other day with Stavros Kontaksis (blog in Greek) – @stakon on Twitter – the fact that parties . . . →

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Twitter and Members of Parliament – it's all in the detail

Westminster at Sunset Uploaded by DMoutray on 29 Dec 08, 2.34PM GMT.

I cannot find it in my heart to truly sympathise with Members of the UK Parliament (MPs) who might now hit a spot of bother with their twitter account – but I . . . →

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Election Campaigning 2.0

The Three Originally uploaded by Rebecca Mckevitt

The UK Conservatives are gearing up for the elections and here is an appointment that should please their supporters.Sam Coates is moving over to Conservative Campaign Headquarters (CCHQ) to take on a new media role. Sam will be working with Rishi . . . →

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My top 5 wishes for Dora online

Foreign Minister, David Miliband with Greek Foreign Minister, Dora Bakoyanni Originally uploaded by UK in Greece (British Embassy, Athens)

Dora Bakoyannis is the Greek Foreign Minister – serving under the current Conservative government – and I would really like to see her do better with online presence and . . . →

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Bad lobbying just irritates MPs (what else is new?)

The public policy campaign is a strange beast. On one end of the spectrum it can be run by big corporations with huge budgets and expensive public affairs consultants and on the other end it can be run by a small group of citizens or a voluntary organisation on a very tight budget. This usually . . . →

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