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08.06.15

The case for proportional representation is overwhelming

Source: Cllr Richard Tucker

The case for proportional representation is overwhelming in a supposedly fair and democratic country.

I speak as a Labour councillor in south-west England, sitting on a unitary authority where Labour polled in the high teens percentage vote across the district, but got just three seats (6%) out of 50. The Tories meanwhile polled just over 40% but won 36 seats (72%). Representative??

The most disproportionate election in history

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