Danny Alexander

Former Liberal Democrat MP for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey

@dannyalexander

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

Danny Alexander 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.

All votes about a more proportional system for electing MPs:

  • On 2 Nov 2010: Danny Alexander 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: Danny Alexander 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: Danny Alexander voted in favour of a referendum on using the Single Transferable Vote system for electing MPs to the House of Commons, rather than a referendum on moving to the Alternative Vote. Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2010: Danny Alexander voted yes on Bill Presented — Climate Change (Sectoral Targets) Bill — New Clause 88 — Referendum on voting systems Show vote

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