Lord Campbell of Pittenweem

Liberal Democrat Peer

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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Lord Campbell of Pittenweem consistently voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs

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Major votes

  • On 12 Oct 2010: Lord Campbell of Pittenweem voted against including voting systems which would be expected to result in proportional representation as options in the referendum on how MPs are elected to the commons. Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 2 Nov 2010: Lord Campbell of Pittenweem voted against only automatically acting on the outcome of the referendum on introducing the alternative vote system for electing MPs if at least forty per cent of electors entitled to vote did so. Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2010: Lord Campbell of Pittenweem voted in favour of a referendum on using the Single Transferable Vote system for electing MPs to the House of Commons, rather than a referendum on moving to the Alternative Vote. Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2010: Lord Campbell of Pittenweem voted in favour of a referendum on using the alternative vote system for parliamentary elections being held no later than 31 October 2011. Show vote

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