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Linda Riordan

Former Labour MP for Halifax

@Linda_Riordan

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

Linda Riordan 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.

All votes about a more proportional system for electing MPs:

  • On 2 Nov 2010: Linda Riordan 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: Linda Riordan 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: Linda Riordan was absent for a vote on Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill — Amendment to New Clause 88 — Referendum on voting systems Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2010: Linda Riordan was absent for a vote on Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill — New Clause 88 — Referendum on Voting System for Electing MPs Show vote

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