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Cameron’s cunning plan: to get Nadine Dorries to vote for her own abolition

Paul Goodman has been taking a look at the implausible maths behind the slim hopes some in the Conservative Party still have about getting the new Parliamentary boundaries through Parliament.

As he concludes, even on the most optimistic of assumptions, it requires every single Conservative MP to back the proposals.

Even one who, say, isn’t keen on Cameron, is happy to rebel and whose own seat faces abolition.

Yup, even Nadine Dorries.

It ain’t going to happen.

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