Euro elections show how Westminster’s first past the post holds back women

Elections to the European Parliament take place today across the UK. As we’ve talked about in a previous blog post, the UK’s 73 MEPs will be elected using proportional representation (PR). In Great Britain, the closed Party List system is used, while Northern Ireland uses the Single Transferable Vote. The diversity of candidates and MEPs … Continue reading Euro elections show how Westminster’s first past the post holds back women