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England is blighted by local one party states

England is blighted by local one-party states: areas where it too often feels like only one party can win, where parties control nearly all the seats – and where scrutiny is a shadow of what...

Posted 01 Apr 2021

Proportional representation is vital to provide the effective scrutiny that councils need