Sunday, 24 April 2011

Just a little nugget

The Alternative Vote (AV)debate seems to be getting more fractious, this wholly the responsibility of the coalition government, they were in too much of a hurry with the legislation and too slow explaining AV.

From my canvassing it is clear that the majority of people do not understand the Alternative Voting System.

Adding to the confusion was the reduction in MPs from 650 to 600.

MPs are elected by the people, and can be removed by the people.
Mr Cameron wants to reduce the costs to you of MPs by £12million a year(,reduction in MPs from 650 to 600) jolly good I hear you say. The same Mr Cameron has increased new peers (Lords) by 117 since last years General Election this costing £18.25million a year, so in round terms parliament is costing £6.25 million extra a year, so the constituencies can gerrymandered and the Lords stuffed with Cameron's friends, and YOU can pay for the privilege.

Just a little more double speak. Mr Cameron.

So to AV, the Conservatives and Lib Dems are contriving a synthetic falling out, all this pretty distasteful to me, the Lib Dems trying to develop a yellow strip between themselves and the Conservatives to shore up their electoral chances on May 5th.

My appeal to the Pro AV and the Anti AV is to stick to the facts, engage with the voters, without this engagement the Yes campaign has no chance.

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