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Unionist MP deals yet another blow to Tory hopes on boundary charges

They’re dead, but some Conservatives are still clinging on to the corpse hoping for a miracle. I’m talking about, of course, the Parliamentary boundary changes.

Another confirmation of their death comes in today’s Times [£]:

David Cameron’s slim hopes of pushing through boundary changes that would deliver the Tories 20 extra safe seats have been dealt a blow by the Ulster Unionists…

William McCrea, the DUP MP for South Antrim, said he would not back the changes.

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