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England held to ransom: Tories could win the most seats but be at mercy of Scottish and Welsh MPs
Daily Mail ^
| May 6, 2010
| James Chapman
Posted on 05/06/2010 11:00:32 AM PDT by C19fan
Scottish and Welsh MPs will be able to hold England to ransom in a hung Parliament, experts are warning. As fears grew of a constitutional crisis in the event of an unclear election result, David Cameron said it would not be democratic for the LibDems to prop up a failed Labour government. The Tory leader issued his first public challenge to the convention that allows Gordon Brown to remain Prime Minister even if he is beaten by the Tories in a hung Parliament.
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TOPICS: News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: parliament; scotland; uk; unitedkingdom; wales
Bit of a back to the future moment because the Liberals of the 19th century often needed to rely on what was called, if my memory is right, the Gallic Fringe for power including the Irish Free Staters.
posted on 05/06/2010 11:00:34 AM PDT
posted on 05/06/2010 11:27:19 AM PDT
(NEW TAG ====> **REPEAL OR REBEL!** -- Islam Delenda Est! -- Rumble thee forth)
How about a HANGED Parliament?
Just like a HANGED Congress over here (save for a few good ones)?
posted on 05/06/2010 11:38:05 AM PDT
(RIP to the country I love...)
Parliamentary “democracy”- a usual sign of a failed state...
posted on 05/06/2010 12:34:05 PM PDT
(He that hath no stomach for this fight, let him depart!)
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