Tag Archives: Conservatives

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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Would AV help the BNP?

With only five weeks to go until the AV Referendum, Yes2AV have unveiled their secret weapon: Baroness Warsi. Warsi is the chair of the Conservative Party, and judging by her recent comments she is a Yes2Av double agent masquerading as a … Continue reading

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Why Conservatives should vote ‘Yes’ to AV?

At the end of last week, a group of senior Conservative activists launched their ‘Yes to the Alternative Vote’ website:  Conservative ‘Yes’.  It gives some great reasons for voting Yes, which we should probably add to our Why Choose ‘Yes’ … Continue reading

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A rough guide to where the parties stand on AV

Ok, the graphic above is just a general illustration of broadly where the leaders, officials & representatives of the major & minor parties stand on the issue of whether to adopt AV or stick with the current system. I shall … Continue reading

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Another Conservative pro-AV perspective courtesy of Platform 10 website

The Platform 10 website, “a platform for a wide-range of Conservative supporters, activists & commentators” has featured this article by Rene Kinzett as part of it’s discussion about the Alternative Vote & the referendum about whether to upgrade our elections … Continue reading

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A thoughtful pro-Alternative Vote Conservative perspective

Though many Conservatives are normally very wary & often hostile towards electoral reform, here’s some more evdience that not all of them hold this view at all, courtesy of an excellent article over at ResPublica. Written by it’s Director, Phillip … Continue reading

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University Of Birmingham Fairer Votes campaign “Question Time”-style debate evening Wednesday 8th December!

The University of Birmingham Fairer Votes campaign invites you all to a Question Time-style panel session discussing how we should change British politics. Guild Council Chambers, Guild of Students University of Birmingham Guild of Students Edgbaston Park Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, … Continue reading

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