Proportional representation for local government

Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 16th July 2021.

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Do you support proportional representation for local government? What reformed systems would you be prepared to support being piloted?

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

Londoners chose the system for electing the Mayor and London Assembly in 1998 - it was part of the proposals voted on in the 1998 GLA Referendum.

I would expect all Londoners, the Assembly and the Mayor to be consulted on any future Government proposals for constitutional change.