Tag Archives: pro-reform

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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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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Loadsa Leafleting! Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th March!

– Continuing our successful leafleting campaign with – Warwick town centre stall & leafleting – Time: 11am – 1pm on Saturday 12th Location: in Market Square near Shire Hall, Warwick CV34 4SA. More details for this event can be found … 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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Super Street Stalls Saturday!

Fancy coming out & helping get the Yes to Fairer Votes message to the good people of Birmingham & Warwickshire? You’ve got 3 options this Saturday 26th February! – Continuing our successful leafleting campaign with – Central Birmingham stall & … 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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