Ed Miliband - My Fake Diary
Sunday, 12 August 2012
Given that he may have just handed the next election to Labour, you might ask why Nick Clegg isn't being hailed as a progressive hero by Labour MPs.
The answer is that Labour still despises him for supporting the boundary changes in the first place. Clegg didn't merely accept the changes as a quid pro quo for the AV referendum (as the Deputy PM previously observed, they were never linked to House of Lords reform), he genuinely believed in them. In 2010, he told MPs:
There can be no justification for maintaining the current inequality between constituencies and voters across the country.
So now you all kow!
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