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Worried about second home voters? Nick can fix it (if he wants to)

Graham Smith | 20:24 UK time, Wednesday, 16 June 2010

Can anyone think of a reason why Nick Clegg's soon-to-be-published Parliamentary Reform Bill should not include the necessary measures to iron out any unfairness in the current arrangements for second home voters? Such as an automatic disqualification for addresses claiming council tax discount? And greater clarity over what is meant by "primary residence" and the responsibilities of returning officers.

I know that old habits die hard, but presumably at some point those who are used to complaining about the government have to accept that things have changed - because now they are the government.



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