By so far refusing to negotiate meaningfully on reorganizing Westminster constituencies, the government is threatening its own AV referendum.
British Politics and Policy at LSE
(25 Jan 2011)
Last night the House of Lords continued its consideration of the coalition bill to prune constituencies to 600 and to hold a referendum on AV, following last week’s unbroken 21 hour sitting. Dale Campbell-Savours explains why Labour Peers are holding out for significant concessions, and how the government could lose its AV referendum date on 5 May if ministers do not make more concessions.
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