Labour MP: Members Too Thick To Vote

Who was it that said Labour MPs were patronising and nannying? Lisa Nandy, the uninspiring member for Wigan, is complaining that the system for electing the new leader is too confusing for the members to understand:

“I am picking up a disconcerting level of confusion amongst party members about when they vote or how the system works. The preference system that the Labour Party uses has its advantages, but it also makes it hard for people to understand the eventual result.”

Guido has oft thought there must be certain intellectual cut off point for members of the Labour Party, but he didn’t realise it was quite that low. So Ms. Nandy will be voting against AV then?




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