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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

Johnston, Ron (2010) 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. British Politics and Policy at LSE (03 Nov 2010) Blog Entry.

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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.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2010 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2012 16:56
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/41475/

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