Monday, 15 November 2010

Lord Falconer is wrong

The former Lord Chancellor, Lord Falconer, will be trying this afternoon to have the Bill which contains the AV referendum, be declared a hybrid bill, effectively derailing it.

Not only is this claim ridiculously partisan, aimed at kicking a crucial government policy into the long grass, depriving people from having a say on the electoral system, purely to preserve Labour's unfair electoral advantage, but it is also completely flawed. The claim that this is a hybrid bill simply does not stand up, as Mark Pack cogently argues on LibDemVoice.

*update* Lord Falconer's bid to derail it has failed.

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