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Orders of the Day — European Assembly Elections Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 7th July 1977.

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Photo of Mr William Molloy Mr William Molloy , Ealing North 12:00 am, 7th July 1977

Of course there is a great deal to be said for proportional representation, but does not my hon. Friend agree that there are Europeans—many Italians, for example—who think that they have an almost perfect system of PR? Yet all they have got from it is the fact that they have not had a stable Government for 30 years.