Labour accuses Tories of constituency boundary ‘power grab’

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Labour accuses Tories of constituency boundary ‘power grab’

Labour calls government plans to reduce size of Commons undemocratic

The government has laid out its final plans for redrawing House of Commons constituency boundaries under a new system that probably would have turned the hung parliament of the 2017 election into a safe Conservative majority, prompting claims from Labour of an “undemocratic power grab”.

The plans from the separate boundary commissions for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are the product of long and complex consultations that began in 2016 leading up to Monday’s publication.

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