Owen Thompson

SNP Whip

Scottish National Party MP for Midlothian

@OwenThompson https://facebook.com/owenthompsonsnp

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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Owen Thompson 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 20 Jan 2020: Owen Thompson voted for introducing a system of proportional representation for the election of members of the House of Commons. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2016: Owen Thompson voted for proportional representation for electing MPs and for reducing the voting age to 16. Show vote
  • On 16 Dec 2015: Owen Thompson was absent for a vote on Representation of the People (Proportional Representation) (House of Commons) Bill — Leave to Bring In Show vote

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