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les

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Re: Off topic - petition for PR
« Reply #15 on: May 09, 2010, 12:14:50 PM »
With national voting the BNP would likely achieve their 5%.
It is also not true PR and could be constued as simply a means of getting more seats for the Libs.
 

father Ted

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Re: Off topic - petition for PR
« Reply #16 on: May 09, 2010, 12:15:38 PM »
 Even further off-topic  I have to be at The  Stump Monday 1400 hrs .. can anyone advise me where to Park . . ?

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Re: Off topic - petition for PR
« Reply #17 on: May 09, 2010, 12:51:21 PM »
Market Place, Wide Bargate or the Multistorey down Pen Street.

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Re: Off topic - petition for PR
« Reply #18 on: May 09, 2010, 03:37:05 PM »
You sure Shoddy ? can we not have a vote on it lol

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Re: Off topic - petition for PR
« Reply #19 on: May 09, 2010, 04:16:14 PM »
Ok, Can we organise a referendum on it before 2pm tomorrow?  ::)

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Re: Off topic - petition for PR
« Reply #20 on: May 09, 2010, 07:20:16 PM »
I rather like this old video explaining the version of PR preferred at the time.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSUKMa1cYHk

Essentially it involves making the constituencies 5 or 6 times bigger and selecting your top 5 choices. This maintains the link and provides a link between MPs and constituencies.

I'm not sure what the favored system is now but if a percentage of the population vote BNP, UKIP, Green or whoever then why should those views racist, fascist or otherwise not be represented.
Touched by his noodly appendage.

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Re: Off topic - petition for PR
« Reply #21 on: May 09, 2010, 07:29:00 PM »
Thanks Shoddies L  . .

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Re: Off topic - petition for PR
« Reply #22 on: May 11, 2010, 04:13:44 PM »
NOT BEEN OFFICIALY ANNOUNCED YET BUT.

Brown quits from today.

Cameron & Clegg to form a coalition Government.

Clegg gets a referendum on political reform.

CAMERON TO BE PM.

Expect announcement very soon.

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Re: Off topic - petition for PR
« Reply #23 on: May 11, 2010, 08:50:08 PM »

Now I must admit that I haven't read all of the previous comments - as I haven't got too much time at the moment - but judging by the title "Petition for PR" I think I can guess what the discussion is about.

On the one hand I can see the merits of Paul Raynor becoming our next prime minister. He's spent most of his working life closely associated with dishonest people, and might be a good candidate to try and sort out any future MP expenses scandal. But personally I'm not sure he has the experience to solve the national debt problem.

Hope I haven't misinterpreted the discussion!

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Re: Off topic - petition for PR
« Reply #24 on: May 12, 2010, 08:02:37 AM »
So the parliament was hung. Best news for ages. They should have been hung long ago.