That previous post was merely a taster of poisons to come.
Sure enough, the SNP and Caroline Lucas, as well as William McCrae, are now firmly on record, saying “No change!” What was it about turkeys voting for Christmas?
On the other hand, we have Harriett Baldwin, the MP for West Worcestershire (maj: 6854 over a Lib Dim. These are the Malvern Hills and Bredon, and have been Tory since Adam were a lad), tweeting:
If it does cost £590,000 a year for each MP, delaying the boundary changes which cut 50MPs by 3 yrs will cost taxpayers £90 million
To which Malcolm has replied:
If Cameron hadn’t set a world record in creating 125 new Life Peers, that might almost be an argument.
Almost one a week.
Members of the Lords are entitled to £3oo a day, plus travel, accommodation and fodder allowances.