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British Constitution: Ministerial Statements

Volume 497: debated on Monday 12 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice pursuant to the Prime Minister’s statement of 10 June 2009, Official Report, columns 795-99, on constitutional renewal, when the Government will set out its proposals for taking forward the debate on electoral reform. (288683)

On 29 September, the Prime Minister made a commitment to hold a referendum early in the next Parliament on changing the current voting system for the House of Commons to the Alternative Vote system.