Data from the 2010 General Election - not a good one for Labour - shows that the 50 safest Parliamentary seats in the UK (% of winner over second highest candidate) are all Labour.
Of these 50, the runner-up in 27 constituencies was not Conservative or Liberal, but UKIP.
UKIP are predicted to get 14.44% of votes cast in 2015, compared with 9.1% for the Liberals; and 0 seats, compared with the Liberals' predicted 19.
Tony Benn warned that when turnout dropped below 50%, we would be in trouble. In 2010, four constituencies did this, and a fifth just managed to reach 50%.
We are overdue another Reform Act.
Data from Electoral Calculus: http://www.electoralcalculus.co.uk/homepage.html
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