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.
Richard Ottaway generally voted 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 2 Nov 2010:
Richard Ottaway 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 12 Oct 2010:
Richard Ottaway voted against including voting systems which would be expected to result in proportional representation as options in the referendum on how MPs are elected to the commons.
On 9 Feb 2010:
Richard Ottaway was absent for a vote on Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill — Amendment to New Clause 88 — Referendum on voting systems
On 9 Feb 2010:
Richard Ottaway was absent for a vote on Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill — New Clause 88 — Referendum on voting systems
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