Tag Archives: UK Politics

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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Another Conservative pro-AV perspective courtesy of Platform 10 website

The Platform 10 website, “a platform for a wide-range of Conservative supporters, activists & commentators” has featured this article by Rene Kinzett as part of it’s discussion about the Alternative Vote & the referendum about whether to upgrade our elections … Continue reading

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Birmingham Fairer Votes kicks off 2011 with leafleting in the city centre

On 3rd January, local Fairer Votes campaigners staged our first leafleting event of the New Year. The location we chose was Chamberlain Square, Birmingham city centre – along side the Chamberlain Memorial & the statue of Thomas Attwood, founder of … 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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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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A bit of satire to kick off 2011

Just thought we’d draw your attention to a very amusing article by Irish political blogger Jason O’Mahony on basically how flimsy the defence for our current unfit First Past The Post voting system is. Here’s the start of his amusing … Continue reading

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What’s your New Year’s Resolution?

Kick start the New Year … 2011 could be a really exciting year!   It could be the year of the biggest political change in generations – and you can make it happen. The real campaigning starts on 3rd January when … Continue reading

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