There are many and varied forms of democracy across the world, some more successful than others. It is a testament to the Westminster version’s durability that it has lasted so long. But the nature of government in the UK is changing and it is painful to watch as the two main parties struggle to come to terms with this new landscape. Mandy Rhodes, Managing Director of Holyrood Communications, has written an excellent article on the dilemma facing Labour, the Tories and the smaller parties. It is a good read, you will find it here. It may or may not influence how you vote but at least you will be better informed.