Bill Wiggin

Conservative MP for North Herefordshire

@BillWigginMP

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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Bill Wiggin almost always 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.

All votes about a more proportional system for electing MPs:

  • On 20 Jul 2016: Bill Wiggin voted against proportional representation for electing MPs and against reducing the voting age to 16. Show vote
  • On 16 Dec 2015: Bill Wiggin voted against proposals 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 against a move to fewer constituencies. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2010: Bill Wiggin 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: Bill Wiggin 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. Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2010: Bill Wiggin 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: Bill Wiggin voted no on Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill — New Clause 88 — Referendum on voting systems Show vote

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