Why not a referendum David?

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David Cameron has rejected calls for proportional representation.

But actually those leading the call for it (and I am one of them) have not asked for PR as such; we’ve asked for a referendum on the issue.

Now David Cameron says he’s keen on referenda, but not apparently on issues as important as this. Why not David? What’s the problem with referenda on subjects you don’t like David? Are you really sure you’re seeking to devolve power, or just seeking a way to sweep far-right opinion into power.

Watch out for referenda on hanging, banning immigration, benefit cuts, big cuts in social services, the NHS and more. I’ll put a very big bet on the fact that referenda on all are going to happen. And Cameron will welcome them all. But please – no PR he’ll say.