The Senate voting reforms
would make it harder for smaller parties to enter parliament through vote sharing deals.
PRO-DEMOCRACY protesters have demanded that Hong Kong's leader meet them and threatened wider actions if he does not, after he said China would not budge in its decision to limit voting reforms
in the Asian financial hub.
The International Monetary Fund said yesterday member countries were moving closer to authorizing voting reforms
agreed to in 2010 to reflect a shift in global power away from developed countries.
Constituents of BRICS, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, have pledged to provide USD75bn to boost the IMF's lending power if voting reforms
were undertaken at the IMF.
It has become a hot issue given negotiations formally began this week on the next phase of IMF voting reforms
to be completed in 2013.
that would cut the number of Welsh MPs will go before the Commons today as Westminster politicians head back from their summer holiday earlier than usual.
Any proposed voting reforms
must include some sort of mandatory legislation, where every single person over the age of 18 must vote replacing the current voluntary system.
Earlier, Mr Clegg emerged from the meeting to spell out the importance of voting reforms
to protestors led by campaigner Billy Bragg.