Name and Shaming comes to a halt in Bordesley
I think the Commissioner has got this right. The underlying problem is the nature of the current law. A quick hearing without time for people to check the evidence which could result in the end of some people's careers would be unfair.
On the assumption that the election court finds that the elections are voided the priority to me is to get the electoral procedures changed so that we have a proper democracy. Having a system whereby the most effective fraudsters win in some electoral areas is very damaging.
In essence we have lost the basis of the 1872 Ballot Act
. You would think with all the column inches written and minutes of soundbites on the TV and Radio that people would have spotted what was going on.