The Times has… reported what Liam Fox and Conservative colleagues want to do”, writes Liberal Democrat PR man Mark Pack:
“Under an obscure law that has never been reformed, people from Ireland and the Commonwealth who live in the UK are given voting rights. Irish, Indian and Pakistani citizens top the list of those allowed to cast a vote…
“Some Conservatives believe that the number of voters from ethnic minorities included in the list will provide a boost to Labour. The previous election showed that Labour was far more successful in winning the votes of those from ethnic minorities…
“Liam Fox, the former defence secretary, said: ‘It is ridiculous that the government of a country like ours could be decided by those who are not British citizens. It is high time we brought this law up to date.'”
The rest of the article is on Mr Pack’s own site.
Let’s hope those of minority ethnic backgrounds, living in the UK, get the message:
Conservatives don’t want your vote.
Like UKIP, they want to deport you.
They’ll say it’s “fair” that you don’t get a say in who governs the country where you live.
In that case, would you say it’s “fair” that you’ve been paying taxes for the last five years of Conservative-led rule?
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