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Idoits, Lunatics, Deaf & Dumb

by | 5th, April 2007

AN election pack created by Bournemouth Borough Council states that “lunatics and idiots” and “deaf and dumb persons” are disqualified from standing.

Can this be right?

Matt Pitcher, electoral services officer, explains: “The terminology used as part of our election pack to candidates was unfortunately taken directly from a piece of election law which dates from

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