15 September 2010

Andrew George, Libdem MP for St Ives, has put down several amendments to the votes bill. I don’t know whether all or any will be debated and voted on.

One amendment, which would apply to all principal local authority areas such as counties, would make all our constituencies wholly within the Cornwall county boundary, none crossing it into Devon, if there is near-universal agreement. Another would reduce the Commons to five hundred members from its present 650 and from the 600 proposed by the Tory Libdem government; and another would introduce weighted whipped votes in the Commons.

Read the amendments here. And read the bill here.

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