Category Archives: AV in the News

The problem with First Past the Post

First Past the Post is broken. Dan Snow looks at why First Past the Post is broken, and then at a historical perspective of our constitution and why Coalitions are more likely under First Past the Post (as well as … Continue reading

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AV Speaker Debate in West Bromwich- Friday 15th April

AV Debate- West Bromwich Town Hall Friday 15th April @ 7:30pm All are welcome at this debate about the Voting Reform Referendum, which has been organised by Tom Watson MP (Labour, West Bromwich East & supporter of Labour Yes) & … Continue reading

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The Alternative Vote (& why we need it) in videos!

Excellent viral video maker & blogger C.G.P. Grey has followed up the success of his video that neatly explains why our current FPTP voting system really no longer works for us as a democracy, with this video that brilliantly gives … Continue reading

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Liberal Democrat President Tim Farron visits Solihull

Tim Farron, MP and President of the Liberal Democrats visited Mell Square in Solihull today (Monday) to promote a Yes vote in May’s Alternative Vote Referendum.  Tim joined Lorely Burt MP and local activists, leafleting and discussing issues surrounding the … Continue reading

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More Leafleting this weekend plus a recap on previous stalls!

Continuing our successful street stalls & leafleting campaign across the West Midlands –Please come along & get involved!– Coventry stalls & leafleting (3 venues so take your pick!) – Time for all 3 stalls: 11am – 1pm on Saturday 19th … Continue reading

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More ‘Yes- Birmingham’ Press Coverage

We are very pleased by the Edgbaston and Harborne Observer’s coverage of Colin Green, a member of the Birmingham ‘Yes to Fairer Votes’ team and one of the 100 leading ‘faces of change’. Here is the article for those who … Continue reading

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AV is STV for Single Member Constituencies

The latest campaign from ‘No to AV’, after the failed attempts to try and persuade people that the referendum is going to cost lots of money and kill babies, is to try and persuade people that a vote for First … Continue reading

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