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.
Steve McCabe voted a mixture of for and against 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.
On 9 Feb 2010:
Steve McCabe acted as teller for a vote on Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill — Amendment to New Clause 88 — Referendum on voting systems
On 9 Feb 2010:
Steve McCabe acted as teller for a vote on Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill — New Clause 88 — Referendum on voting systems
On 12 Oct 2010:
Steve McCabe was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Part 3 — Question for referendum on the system for electing MPs
On 2 Nov 2010:
Steve McCabe voted against only automatically acting on the outcome of the referendum on introducing the alternative vote system for electing MPs if at least forty per cent of electors entitled to vote did so.
On 16 Dec 2015:
Steve McCabe was absent for a vote on Representation of the People (Proportional Representation) (House of Commons) Bill — Leave to Bring In
On 20 Jul 2016:
Steve McCabe was absent for a vote on Electoral Reform (Proportional Representation and Reduction of Voting Age)
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