Jon Cruddas

Labour MP for Dagenham and Rainham

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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.

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Jon Cruddas 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 20 Jan 2020: Jon Cruddas was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Programme for Government — Proportional Representation to Elect MPs Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2016: Jon Cruddas voted for proportional representation for electing MPs and for reducing the voting age to 16. Show vote
  • On 16 Dec 2015: Jon Cruddas 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 2 Nov 2010: Jon Cruddas 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. Show vote
  • On 12 Oct 2010: Jon Cruddas 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 9 Feb 2010: Jon Cruddas 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: Jon Cruddas voted in favour of a referendum on using the alternative vote system for parliamentary elections being held no later than 31 October 2011. Show vote

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