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21 January 2009

Blimey. It looks like the Internets won

After a tremendous response from you, with over 7,000 members on our Facebook group, 4,000 messages sent to MPs, and a helpful 4th Report of the House of Lords Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee, it appears that the vote has been cancelled - Guardian, Times, BBC.

As President Obama said in his inauguration speech: "And those of us who manage the public's dollars will be held to account - to spend wisely, reform bad habits, and do our business in the light of day - because only then can we restore the vital trust between a people and their government."

Read our victory mySociety blog post, and do join our mailing list. :-)

Posted at 15:30:00 by Matthew | Link to this