Tag Archives: democracy

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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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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Big local YES Events Coming Soon! (Part 1)

A lot is going on all the time throughout the West Midlands Yes To Fairer Votes campaign, but there are a few big events happening soon which we’re making special mention of. Here’s the first! …Introducing… “YES!tival” Thursday 31st March … Continue reading

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Another Saturday leafleting triple-whammy!

Fancy coming out & helping get the Yes to Fairer Votes message to the good people of Birmingham, Coventry & (for the first time) Tamworth? You’ve got 3 options this Saturday 5th March! – Continuing our successful leafleting campaign with … Continue reading

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YES Campaign make Trafalgar Square Purple!

It’s official- We’ve got our Referendum! So lets get out there & get the UK saying “Yes! To Fairer Votes”! Join our national campaign to change the way we elect our MPs here at yestofairervotes.org sign up for our West … Continue reading

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Local Fairer Votes events coming up this weekend!

(Yep, it’s an excuse to use our “forthcoming attractions” graphic again!) Local Yes Campaign events this week: -Friday 4th February– Debate on Political Reform, including a focus on the AV Referendum Chaired by local journalist & Radio & TV presenter … Continue reading

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Recent Warwickshire Debates Round-Up

Here’s a brief catch-up on recent debate goings-on at the University of Warwick & Warwick District Council, courtesy of Jeremy Ireland, the Phonebank Co-ordinator for our good neighbours at Yes to Fairer Votes Coventry & Warwickshire: UK fails the Democracy … Continue reading

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