The 6 May 2021 was a milestone for the campaign for fairer votes in Britain. The date marked the sixth set of elections to take place for each of Great Britain’s devolved elected institutions –...
Posted 31 Jul 2021
This is a guest post from Dylan Difford who has recently completed an MA in Politics at the University of Essex, focussing on party and voting systems in Britain and Europe. This week, people across...
Posted 23 Jun 2021
This is a guest post from Dylan Difford who has recently completed an MA in Politics at the University of Essex, focussing on party and voting systems in Britain and Europe. Every party system is...
Posted 09 Jun 2021
We’re already seeing a plethora of rotten results – with parties taking nearly all the seats on a fraction of the vote.
Posted 07 May 2021
Over 12 million voters have a powerful voice today, with proportional representation used in Wales, Scotland and on the London Assembly.
Posted 06 May 2021
When one party takes all – on a fraction of the vote – people understandably feel alienated and voiceless, and new research appears to back this up.
Posted 19 Mar 2021
What’s clear is that Westminster’s out-dated structures aren’t allowing the fair representation Britain needs. That’s bad news for everyone.
Posted 08 Mar 2021
"The need for a wholesale renewal of our democracy is now more urgent than ever."
Posted 16 Jul 2020
The rules that govern our politics have a lot to answer for when it comes to political in-fighting and polarisation.
Posted 07 Jul 2020
The Labour Party has scrapped First Past the Post voting for its National Executive Committee elections, meaning constituency representatives will now be elected using the gold standard of PR: the Single Transferable Vote.
Posted 02 Jul 2020