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Pursuing a passion for parity, the coalition government is axing one in every 4 MPs in Wales, but less than one in 14 in England: how the UK draws its electoral map will never be the same again

By Ron Johnston

Abstract

The Conservative-Liberal Democrat government’s Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill will completely change the UK’s electoral map, in the cause of making all Westminster constituencies exactly the same size. Yet the political and community impacts of seats cuts and redistributions are enormous. And Ron Johnston finds a worrying gap in the accountability of the new system for boundary review

Topics: JA Political science (General), JN101 Great Britain
Publisher: Blog post from London School of Economics & Political Science
Year: 2010
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lse.ac.uk:41475
Provided by: LSE Research Online

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