Mid Derbyshire MP criticises boundary proposals to scrap constituency



Mid-Derbyshire MP Pauline Latham has criticised new Boundary Commission proposals which would see the constituency abolished.
The recommendations, which aim to reduce the number of MPs from 650 to 600, have been laid in Parliament but would need to be passed by votes in the House of Commons and House of Lords to become law.
Pauline said: “The report is disappointing but not a surprise. In principle, I supported the reduction in seats when it was first mooted but now we have the prospect of Brexit and the workload of MPs is going to be much greater once that goes through.
“To reduce the... read more

 
14 September 2018 in Regional East, Views: 24
Source: Belper News
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