There were 30 seats with majorities
of fewer than 1,000 votes in 2015, with the smallest majority of just 27 votes between Conservatives and Labour in the Gower in Wales.
In the end, Wilson's Rule shows why these small groups will try to use government power to impose small, sneaky taxes on majorities
. Insurers should expose these undercover levies because transparent taxes are better than sneaky taxes, and because insurance companies are lousy tax collectors.
We realize now that parliamentary majorities
do not necessarily emerge and it is unlikely that the next election will bring a majority government to power.
The result was not unexpected - Mr Twigg scored majorities
of more than 50% in the last two elections.