Political boffin, keen fisherman looking forward to retirement.

Monday, February 5, 2007

Dual Candidacy


In Scotland the independent Arbuthnott Commission have come to the conclusion that there is ‘no survey evidence to suggest that dual candidacy is an issue for voters, or a disincentive to their participation in the political process.’

The Labour party’s nasty bit of electioneering in banning dual candidacy in Wales has been shown for what it is – political gerrymandering of the worst kind. Leaving aside Labour’s visionless governance of our country, and a record of incompetence that makes Fawlty Towers look efficient - Labour deserves a hammering in the polls in May for undermining the fundamental democratic rights of the people of Wales.

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