WHAT THEY USED TO SAY
I am not going to settle for a miserable little compromise thrashed out by the Labour Party.
Nick Clegg, Deputy PM, April 2010
AV is slanted in favour of the bigger parties. We need a simple, fair system, not a fake reform that covers its embarrassment with jargon.
Caroline Lucas, February 2010
[AV would] be an ill-fitting corset attempting to squeeze diverse strands of opinion into an inappropriate, deeply uncomfortable shape.
Chris Huhne, February 2010
If we want reform to rebuild public trust and confidence in politics, make MPs more accountable, give more power to people and establish a political and parliamentary system that more reflects the will of the public, then AV doesn’t deliver that.
Ben Bradshaw, director of Labour Yes to AV, November 2009
Friday, 1 April 2011
THE MAIL GETS IT RIGHT
It might be hard to accept, but the Daily Mail hits the pro-AV politicians where it hurts here. The sidebar is the best bit: