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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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3 Good Labour reasons to vote Yes to AV on May 5th

“Character, Choice & Change – three Labour reasons to support AV” – Richard Robinson, West Midlands regional Organiser, Yes to Fairer Votes Richard previously worked for Ed Miliband’s Leadership campaign & is a Labour Councillor in Broxtowe, Nottinghamshire. Anyone remember … Continue reading

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From Left Foot Forward- “No2AV campaign start 2011 with another gaffe”

I thought I’d better mention news covered by progressive political blog-site Left Foot Forward (& elsewhere) about the No2AV campaign starting the New Year with a list of 114 Labour MPs who, like turkeys wanting to squash the very idea … Continue reading

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Bit of Festive opinion-poll optimism, but with the usual party ‘jockeying’!

News in today from The Guardian,  who feature an opinion poll commissioned from ICM which again (& still contradicting recent YouGov findings) show the Yes to AV vote ahead of the No campaign. This poll, unlike others, uses the exact … Continue reading

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“Reasons to be Cheerful!” Part 1- Labour Yes Campaign out in force

Welcome news for all you Yes To Fairer Votes fans out there! As reported in The Guardian the Labour leader Ed Miliband is joining eight other members of his shadow cabinet in backing his party’s campaign for the Alternative Vote. … Continue reading

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The Independent fully supports the Yes Campaign

The Independent has today used it’s leading opinion article to highlight the issue of our forthcoming referendum on a much needed change to the way we elect our MPs, & the title of the piece should warm the heart of … Continue reading

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