Election Petitions

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:34 am on 18th July 2011.

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Photo of John Mann John Mann Labour, Bassetlaw 12:34 am, 18th July 2011

The anomaly is that for a criminal case the law has been changed and allows an appeal, as the Fiona Jones case demonstrated. In a civil case, no appeal is allowed, and that surely is neither rational nor fair.