Ronnie Cowan

Scottish National Party MP for Inverclyde

@ronniecowan https://facebook.com/RonnieCowanSNP

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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Ronnie Cowan generally voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs

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Major votes

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

Minor votes

  • On 20 Jan 2020: Ronnie Cowan voted for introducing a system of proportional representation for the election of members of the House of Commons. Show vote

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