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Historic moment for the AV campaign

Michael Crick | 11:33 UK time, Monday, 21 March 2011

A historic ceremony will take place here at BBC Millbank in a few minutes time, in the office of the corporation's chief adviser on politics.

In the presence of representatives of the Yes and No organisations, and other broadcasters, Mr Bailey will toss a coin to decide which side gets the first TV broadcast in the campaign.


And the outcome is the following TV broadcasts on the following days:

Monday 11 April NO
Tuesday 12 April YES

Monday 2 May NO
Tuesday 3 May YES


  • Comment number 1.



  • Comment number 2.


    Well don't complain the next time an undemocratically elected govt cuts your favourite public service; or taxes too much; or sends the armed forces to die whilst failing to help that country.

    This may be the only vote in your lifetime that ever means anything.

  • Comment number 3.

    I keep telling you anythink that brings a smile to Clegg has to be ruthlessly suppressed and killed at birth and stamped on....feel better NOOOOO

  • Comment number 4.

    OK - I'M LISTENING (#2)

    I have made very clear the problem of the Westminster Malaise, though there is no reason you should have read those posts. I apologise for the facetious tone of post #1, but see no way that AV takes us anywhere nearer to a Westminster of INTEGRITY. If you can disabuse me, I will read with interest - and some amazement. Meanwhile:



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