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Voter ID will be a nail in the coffin for democracy and MPs' integrity – The Times

Rewriting the rules to suit themselves is becoming something of a habit with the present government.
But it’s a form of behaviour that really came to prominence when they attempted to undermine and effectively destroy the Commissioner for Standards and the Standards Committee of the House of Commons and with it protect from sanction one of their own, who had been found on unchallengeable facts to have breached the code on paid lobbying.
The fallout from this shameful episode has cast a harsh light on MPs. The spotlight has also inevitably fallen largely on those on the side of the House where I once sat as a Conservative MP and has continued with a criticism of their outside interests.
But while a number of members
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