Michael Tomlinson

Government Whip

Conservative MP for Mid Dorset and North Poole

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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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Michael Tomlinson consistently 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 20 Jan 2020: Michael Tomlinson voted against introducing a system of proportional representation for the election of members of the House of Commons. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2016: Michael Tomlinson voted against proportional representation for electing MPs and against reducing the voting age to 16. Show vote
  • On 16 Dec 2015: Michael Tomlinson 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

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