Jim McMahon

Shadow Minister (Levelling Up, Housing, Communities and Local Government)

Labour/Co-operative MP for Oldham West and Royton

@JimfromOldham

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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Jim McMahon has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs

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Major votes

  • On 20 Jul 2016: Jim McMahon was absent for a vote on Electoral Reform (Proportional Representation and Reduction of Voting Age) Show vote
  • On 16 Dec 2015: Jim McMahon 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: Jim McMahon was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Programme for Government — Proportional Representation to Elect MPs Show vote

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