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I feel that all MPs must be allowed to vote with freedom of choice on any matter in the HOC. Surely in a Parliamentary democracy that is the one and only way it must be? The Whipps must be abolished and MPs allowed to vote as they wish without intimidation and bullying.

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The following explanatory notes have been added:

Whipping is a matter for political parties and not HM Government.

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Created By

David Greenwood

Created On

Monday 24 October 2011

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