15 May 2001

Not-so-Liberal Democrats

The Lib Dems have made freedom their big election issue - but not freedom as we know it.

15 May 2001

Me and my vote: Julie Hesmondhalgh

As New Labour gets soap stars to back its election campaign, Julie Hesmondhalgh - Coronation Street's Hayley - reckons 'there are so many reasons to NOT vote New Labour'.

14 May 2001

spiked-geist: Day Seven

Real Labour; Hard Labour; Never mind the bollards; Sketchy future; Scotland - out of kilter?; Geri for PM; Islington's cash-for-votes policy; Politics Hertz.

11 May 2001

Election spiked-geist: Day Four

NHS investment - a 'crucial' choice or a tiny difference?; Northern Ireland - 'the right to be policed'.

11 May 2001

Me and my vote: Peter Tatchell

'I'm not sure about arresting Blair. You'd have a harder time getting to him than you would to Mugabe.'

10 May 2001

spiked-geist: Day Three

Blair: Famous in Farringdon (not); Government by accountancy; Ghost-voting; The deserted ballot-box; Tony's school pantomime

9 May 2001

spiked-geist: Day Two

Tory Story: the end; New Labour, new hospital food; Real people? Get real; Rock the vote, not the boat; Blair's other babies; R-word bad, A-word good?; Overexcited about apathy; Anti-smoking smokescreen.

8 May 2001

spiked-geist: Day One

Tinkering with politics; Gorging on humble pie; Bunking off Downing Street; Tories: the musical.

8 May 2001

Me and my vote: JG Ballard

'Politics has been downgraded. It is no longer a matter of competing ideologies, but has become a kind of public relations exercise.'

1 May 2001

Me and my vote: Pub Landlord and Stewart Lee

Al Murray's Pub Landlord is described as 'one of the few remaining Tory blokes'. So how come he's voting New Labour? Plus: Stewart Lee on why there's more to political satire than Ann Widdecombe's hair.