Electoral Systems

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Justice – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 28th October 2008.

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Photo of Jack Straw Jack Straw The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice 2:30 pm, 28th October 2008

The Government's review of voting systems was published in January this year. It considers the experience of the voting systems introduced in the United Kingdom since 1997, and much comparative data from around the world. The review forms an important part of the continuing debate on electoral reform—on which, of course, I have a very open mind.

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Anthony Tuffin
Posted on 29 Oct 2008 2:34 pm (Report this annotation)

If Jack Straw has a very open mind on voting systems, the Pope is a Jew.

Mr Straw claims the Government's review is an important part of the continuing debate on electoral reform but does nothing to encourage debate.