Thankfully, William Gladstone wasn’t right about everything

“This will lead to the abolition of Christmas” – William Gladstone on the 1831 Great Reform Bill. It became an act, our electoral system became rather more democratic and Christmas survived.

Thank you from everyone on the team for all the reading, commenting and contributing over the last year and have a great Christmas. 

If you find yourself at a loose end between the turkey and the gift unwrapping, you can always take five to vote in our LDV 2008 awards.

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