Scramble to save Bills at end of parliament – The Independent

Posted April 7th, 2010 in bills, news, parliament by sally

“Moves to stage a referendum on scrapping the first-past-the-post electoral system have been abandoned as the parties wrangle over legislation to be rushed into law ahead of the general election. The Government has also dropped proposals to phase out the right of hereditary peers to sit in the House of Lords.”

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The Independent, 7th April 2010