Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 9:14 pm on 6th September 2010.

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Photo of Stewart Jackson Stewart Jackson Conservative, Peterborough 9:14 pm, 6th September 2010

I respect the hon. Gentleman, who is making a powerful speech, but does not he find it perverse and unprecedented in recent parliamentary history that his party not only went to the electorate at the general election in favour of an AV referendum, but legislated for it before the election, and yet will vote against that policy tonight?