David Warburton

Former Conservative MP for Somerton and Frome

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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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David Warburton generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs

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Major votes

  • On 20 Jul 2016: David Warburton was absent for a vote on Electoral Reform (Proportional Representation and Reduction of Voting Age) Show vote
  • On 16 Dec 2015: David Warburton voted against proposals to make the number of MPs from each party in the House of Commons more closely reflect each party's share of the national vote and against a move to fewer constituencies. Show vote

Minor votes

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

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