What RBI's Business Bloggers are saying about the General Election
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So, popping my day job hat on, what have RBI’s pool of bloggers been saying about the general election?
*Estates Gazette*‘s bloggers have been particularly busy:
- The Pint of Milk Test notes that [No.10 Downing Street is heading to HMO (House in Multiple Occupancy) status](http://www.estatesgazette.com/blogs/london-residential-research/2010/05/10-downing-street-heads-for-hm.html). - The Planning Blog frets that [planning is going to be pushed further down the agenda](http://www.estatesgazette.com/blogs/property-planning/2010/05/general-election-2010-will-planning-be-hung-out-to-dry.html). - Paul Norman spots that [the minister responsible for the Olympics Legacy fell to the Tories.](http://www.estatesgazette.com/blogs/olympics/2010/05/olympic-legacy-minister-out-of-the-running.html) - Jackie Sadeck reveals a past of political protest – [but thinks this is the wrong time for a fight over proportional representation](http://www.estatesgazette.com/blogs/jackie-sadek/2010/05/a-debate-about-pr-is-a-luxury-we-cannot-afford.html).
*New Scientist*‘s**S Word blog thinks that [science lost the election](http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/thesword/2010/05/uk-election-science-is-the-los.html).
*Community Care*‘s Mad World blog is running a poll on what its readers [want from a hung parliament](http://www.communitycare.co.uk/blogs/mental-health/2010/05/uk-hung-parliament-what-is-you.html), while The Big Picture asks if [more people with learning disabilities voted](http://www.communitycare.co.uk/blogs/social-care-the-big-picture/2010/05/did-more-people-with-learning-disabilities-vote-in-the-general-election.html) this time around.
*XpertHR *asks if [public sector strikes are inevitable](http://www.xperthr.co.uk/blogs/employment-intelligence/2010/05/general-election-2010-is-publi.html).
*Computer Weekly*‘s Tony Collins notes that the [minister responsible for local service provision contracts lost his seat to the Tories](http://www.computerweekly.com/blogs/tony_collins/2010/05/npfit-minister-loses-his-seat.html) by the slimmest of margins.
*Microscope*‘s Simon Quicke thinks [the result is bad for small businesses](http://www.microscope.co.uk/blogs/quicke-view/2010/05/this-means-we-have-to-suffer-more-politics-and-uncertainty.html).
The Asian Chemical Connections blog from *ICIS *bemoans the [lack of personality in politicians](http://www.icis.com/blogs/asian-chemical-connections/2010/05/uk-general-election-charisma-b.html) today.
And *Farmers Weekly*‘s Matthew Naylor notes that [England has a Tory majority](http://www.fwi.co.uk/blogs/lincolnshire-farming-blog/2010/05/waking-up-with-an-election.html) – it’s only the devolved Scotland and Wales keeping us hung…
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