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An A-Z of rubbish arguments from No2AV (2nd edition)

A is for Australia As the No campaign never tire of telling us, only three countries use AV at the moment. One of them is Australia. According to one poll commissioned by the Institute for Public Affairs, 57% of Australians … Continue reading

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March Into May – Step out for fairer votes this Saturday!

Saturday 9th April | 11am – 3pm | High Street (by Marks & Spencer), Birmingham city centre, B4 7SS With just ONE MONTH left until Referendum polling day on May 5th, this coming Saturday is the perfect time for all … 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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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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Fairer Votes Phonebanks- Ready to go & in need of your support!

News direct from the official Yes To Fairer Votes campaign- We are launching phonebanks in every part of the UK. Below are the first of those locations. This is the people’s campaign, and our greatest asset is you. Your passion … Continue reading

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In a right old Fiji fudge

Ah, Fiji, one of those wondefully exotic islands stuck away in the South Pacific. It’s also become one of the stranger talking-points in the continuing debate about whether we in the UK should adopt the Alternative Vote. It’s often been … 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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