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In other news… electoral reform, bribery, sexy IT and paperwork problems

Will Straw has rightly taken the Conservative Party’s Baroness Warsi to task for not only trying to whip up fake scares about AV benefiting the BNP (who are actually against AV) but also for claiming that AV may make politicians try to appeal to the supporters of extremist parties when in fact her very own election literature did just that.

Ken Clarke is pushing on with implementing the Bribery Act – despite claims from Labour earlier in the year that the government could be about to delay implementing the Act indefinitely.

A Whitehall IT chief has admitted that, “Labour …

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    "if trains are safe for women they will also be safe for men" Indeed. Sadly the reverse is not necessarily true. That's why this is...
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    "More men are assaulted on trains than women." Are you sure about that, MBoy? Assaults on men are, I would guess, overwhelmingly openly violent assaults...
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    @Mike Drew "whenever we are challenged on gender balance and BME representation that we support STV for all elections which will produce automatically better balance."...
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    @Jenny Barnes - "The sort of equality we want is for women (and indeed other minority groups) to feel as safe as men on trains....
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    Please can people remember whenever we are challenged on gender balance and BME representation that we support STV for all elections which will produce automatically...