Tag Archives: Referendum

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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AV Speaker Debate in West Bromwich- Friday 15th April

AV Debate- West Bromwich Town Hall Friday 15th April @ 7:30pm All are welcome at this debate about the Voting Reform Referendum, which has been organised by Tom Watson MP (Labour, West Bromwich East & supporter of Labour Yes) & … 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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Local “Youth Says YES!” event on BBC Midlands Today

You might have caught this already on BBC Midlands Today, but here’s a video (on Youtube) of their coverage of the “Youth Says YES!” event at the University of Birmingham & also the wider debate. Well done to all the … 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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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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