Nigel Jacklin

Nigel Jacklin is a statistician and market researcher. He set up The Democratic Network in January 2021 with his wife Sheila. The party stood seven candidates in the 2021 local elections making a small impact in a short amount of time. This year The Democratic Network is supporting (but not standing) candidates.

Where now for trust and respect towards the authorities?

TRAVELLING on the train last month, listening to the announcements instructing people to wear face masks, I wondered whether I was witnessing mass civil disobedience.  Only a few people were wearing masks.  No-one put them on when the announcements were made. Sadly, this was not a revolution, more a disillusion.  A general recognition that, what we had been …

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Against lockdowns? Get Involved in the local elections

ON THURSDAY 5 May local elections will be held in many parts of England.  Today, Tuesday 5 April, is the deadline for candidates to register.  This article examines whether voting matters and explains how you can support candidates in your area.  Local decision making has a direct impact on our quality of life.  Getting good people elected will make …

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Finding correct statistical lessons is vital to improving any future ‘crisis’ decision-making

THE UK GOVERNMENT has announced an independent inquiry to “examine the UK’s pandemic response and to ensure that the UK is better prepared to respond to future pandemics.”  A consultation is in progress regarding the scope and form of the inquiry (open until 7 April – closes a week today!) This article discusses how we should …

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