Graham Allen

Former MP, Nottingham North

Nottingham North Labour

Proportional Representation When Electing MPs

There have been votes in Parliament on if the system used to elect MPs to the House of Commons should change to a one where the proportion of seats won by a political party better reflects the proportion of the vote they win.

Photo: UK Parliament

Graham Allen generally voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about a more proportional system for electing MPs:

  • On 9 Feb 2010: Graham Allen voted for the proposed Autumn 2011 referendum on the system for electing MPs to be on moving to the Alternative Vote system rather than on moving to the Single Transferable Vote. Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2010: Graham Allen voted yes on Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill — New Clause 88 — Referendum on voting systems Show vote
  • On 12 Oct 2010: Graham Allen was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Part 3 — Question for referendum on the system for electing MPs Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2010: Graham Allen was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 8 — 40% Minimum Turnout for Automatic Action on AV Referendum Result Show vote
  • On 16 Dec 2015: Graham Allen voted to make the number of MPs from each party in the House of Commons more closely reflect each party's share of the national vote and for fewer constituencies. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2016: Graham Allen voted for proportional representation for electing MPs and for reducing the voting age to 16. Show vote

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