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Protecting voter choice

I spoke briefly in the House last night on an amendment to the Wales Bill.  Lord Hain sought to prohibit people who lived outside Wales from being elected to sit in the National Assembly for Wales.  My objection was one of principle.  … Continue reading

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Electors’ freedom of choice

The Wales Bill, presently completing its passage through the Lords, prohibits anyone from serving as both an MP and as a member of the National Assembly for Wales.  The provision (clause 3) was agreed between the parties and was about … Continue reading

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