Danny Alexander

Former MP, Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey

Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey Liberal Democrat

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 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 full debate
  • On 9 Feb 2010: Danny Alexander voted yes on Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill — New Clause 88 — Referendum on voting systems Show full debate
  • 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 full debate
  • On 2 Nov 2010: Danny Alexander voted to only automatically act 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 full debate

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