Reply to post: Re: £14 billion

Blighty stuffs itself in Galileo airlock and dares Europe to pull the lever

ridley

Re: £14 billion

Except for a large proportion of the population that isn't the case is it?

"Safe seats in Parliament.

•368 seats are so safe the Electoral Reform Society has already called the result in them.

•25.7 million voters live in safe seats.

•79.3% of constituencies in North East England are safe seats, with 77.8% in Northern Ireland and 70% in the East of England.5 BBC May 2015"

About 5 out of 6 seats would need a swing greater than 10%.

I for one am sick and tired of living in a safe seat where my right to vote is meaningless as I am sure are the 25.7 million others in the same situation. What sort of lunatic voting system disenfranchises 40% of the voters?

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