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Clause 8 — Reports of the Boundary Commissions

Part of House of Commons Disqualification (Amendment) – in the House of Commons at 10:00 pm on 19th October 2010.

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Photo of Austin Mitchell Austin Mitchell Labour, Great Grimsby 10:00 pm, 19th October 2010

My hon. Friend is absolutely right. The present system of redistribution was devised by the Conservatives. Now, finding themselves in electoral danger, they want to scrap it to protect themselves and remain in power in this tenuous coalition.