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Mandelson Says Government Has ‘First Go’ in U.K. Hung Parliament

Posted By admin On May 7, 2010 @ 4:36 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Mark Deen
Bloomberg [1]
May 7, 2010

U.K. Business Secretary Peter Mandelson said that the sitting government has the “first go” in trying to remain in power when no party has a majority in the House of Commons.

“The rules are, if it’s a hung parliament, it’s not the party with the largest number of seats that has the first go, it’s the sitting government,” he said. “I have no problem in principle in trying to supply this country with a strong and stable government.”

“This has been a most unpredictable election throughout and it’s leading to a cliffhanger of a result,” Mandelson said on BBC television. “After three terms in office, of course many people have turned away from the Labour Party but they haven’t embraced the Conservatives.”

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[3] UK Election Eve: Don’t Believe The Conservative Hype, We’re Still Headed For A Hung Parliament Debacle: http://www.prisonplanet.com/uk-election-eve-dont-believe-the-conservative-hype-were-still-headed-for-a-hung-parliament-debacle.html

[4] Britain Set For Hung Parliament: http://www.prisonplanet.com/britain-set-for-hung-parliament.html

[5] Brown Sets May 6 Vote as Polls Show Hung Parliament: http://www.prisonplanet.com/brown-sets-may-6-vote-as-polls-show-hung-parliament.html

[6] Bilderberg luminary Mandelson brags about his control of the British Labour Party and “Kings” Blair and Brown: http://www.prisonplanet.com/bilderberg-luminary-mandelson-brags-about-his-control-of-the-british-labour-party-and-kings-blair-and-brown.html

[7] 1st TV Debate Points to Hung Parliament: http://www.prisonplanet.com/1st-tv-debate-points-to-hung-parliament.html

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