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Cut the Commons to 400 MPs

The provocative work of an Estonian professor shows why the House should be far smaller

By Chris Hanretty   October 2015

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The government has announced plans to cut the House of Commons down to 600 MPs from the present 650. Should this go ahead, the Commons would be at its smallest…

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