Any Government that's been in power for over 10 years will inevitably have (a) run out of ideas, (b) have lost touch with reality, and (c) have made numerous mistakes that it daren't admit to, or rectify, because that would be a tacit admission of the mistakes.
A change of Government enables a 'new broom' to arrive and, in an attempt to win immediate favour with the electorate, sweep away a considerable amount of the log-jam of cr*p left behind by the previous incumbants. It's actually a bit like reinstalling Windows!
I don't blindly carry a torch for any political party. I simply want to see some fresh blood and fresh ideas in Westminster. They're long overdue.
With regards to EuroMillions, we're getting a bargain, the price is €2 in the Euro zone, so we should now be paying nearly £2 a line.
As for what I want to see in 2009, a change in the bankruptcy laws that prevent the previous directors from buying up failed companies, this happens all to often, and has just happened to The Officers Club, 3/4 of the stores ave just been sold to a company owned by the former Chief Executive, so he gets a second chance to cock it all up...