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BRITAIN A political party that does what it says on the tin

The 2010 general election will see a new arrival on the British political landscape—and there can be little doubt in voters’ minds as to what they stand for. The Abolish Half Parliamentary Seats Now Party, Prospect learns, is planning to field between five and ten candidates in an effort to draw attention to what its leader, Arthur Bullard, told us was “a symbolic issue, representing a breakdown of trust and confidence in our political classes.” Britain, he points out, has more MPs than any other country in the…

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