Martin Docherty

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Industries for the future)

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West Dunbartonshire Scottish National Party

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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Martin Docherty 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 16 Dec 2015: Martin Docherty was absent for a vote on Representation of the People (Proportional Representation) (House of Commons) Bill — Leave to Bring In Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2016: Martin Docherty voted for proportional representation for electing MPs and for reducing the voting age to 16. Show vote

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