Reselection fear behind boundary change bill, says Tory MP

Reselection fear behind boundary change bill, says Tory MP
 

Labour MPs want to reverse plans to reduce the number of constituencies because they are "frightened" of losing their seats to the pro-Jeremy Corbyn group Momentum, the Commons has heard.
Labour's Pat Glass's bill aims to retain 650 MPs as an alternative to the government's move towards 600.
But Tory David Nuttall claims some Labour MPs fear re-selection due to the "threat" posed by Momentum.
New boundary proposals would see fewer MPs and create equal-sized seats.
'Need to engage with the electorate'
Changes proposed by the Boundary Commissions for England and Wales... read more

 
18 November 2016 in Politics, Views: 78
Source: BBC
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