On 3rd Feb I drew attention to the Guido Fawkes blog which was suggesting that the Glenrothes By Election may not have been an honest result. This election went against all the recent electoral trends in that a discredited government actually held onto a seat when they had lost so many others.
Now comes news that the tables in the counting hall which dealt with the postal votes were not in full view of the adjudicators. It stinks!
I hope that everyone tasked with ensuring the validity of any future election in this country learns from the practice adopted in Glenrothes. Postal voting is wide open to corruption. It should only be used for service personnel who cannot return to vote for operational reasons. It should never be used for immigrant families!
Every postal vote should be verified prior to publication of the result.
We have been warned.