Clause 1 — How an MP becomes subject to a recall petition process

Part of Bill Presented — International Trade Agreements (Scrutiny) – in the House of Commons at 7:30 pm on 27th October 2014.

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Photo of Kevan Jones Kevan Jones Shadow Minister (Defence) 7:30 pm, 27th October 2014

Tempting as it is to get 11,000 people to turn up tomorrow in the constituency of Jonathan Edwards, the important point is that—as in the case of Ann Cryer, which I raised earlier, or the very good example given by my hon. Friend Mr Winnick—in a well-organised campaign with finance or perhaps a newspaper behind it, it would not actually be that difficult to get such numbers of people to turn up.