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Zac Goldsmith

As I feared yesterday, it seems from Prime Minister’s Questions that the form of recall which the Government intends to bring forward is going to be Nick Clegg’s watered-down version, not the real thing.

Note that Cameron specifies the power would be “triggered by serious wrongdoing” (hat-tip to Political Scrapbook for the video):

As Zac Goldsmith said in his question, this would mean “recall in name only” – a real disappointment for supporters of direct democracy and a disservice to the urgent need for greater accountability.

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