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Local “Youth Says YES!” event on BBC Midlands Today

You might have caught this already on BBC Midlands Today, but here’s a video (on Youtube) of their coverage of the “Youth Says YES!” event at the University of Birmingham & also the wider debate. Well done to all the … Continue reading

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Conservative Central Office accused of stifling debate on AV by prominent party activist

News courtesy of ConservativeHome & also BBC News websites, that long-standing Conservative activist, writer & Chairman of the Conservative Yes to AV campaign, John Strafford has accused his own party’s hierarchy of deliberately trying to squash any debate within it’s … Continue reading

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IPPR confirms what we’ve already been thinking- “First Past The Post” is well past it’s sell-by date.

The Institute for Public Policy Research, one of the most influencial policy think-tanks in the UK, has issued a damning verdict in a report about our current voting system (First Past The Post) after analysing data from the general election … Continue reading

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No2AV’s David Blunkett on FPTP- “it’s a strange, almost mystical process”

This interview on the BBC’s “Daily Politics” programme with former Labour cabinet minister & now No2AV frontliner David Blunkett was bought to our attention by Anthony Butcher on his I Support AV website recently. Alongside the usual bluster & false … Continue reading

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Big Beasts of Westminster Vs The People – coming to a polling station near you on 5th May 2011!

The No campaign have revealed their list of headline politicians that support their side of the electoral reform referendum debate, while forgetting to ask one of them whether they were actually on the No to AV side! As reported over … Continue reading

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