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.
Viscount Thurso generally 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.
On 2 Nov 2010:
Viscount Thurso 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.
On 12 Oct 2010:
Viscount Thurso 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.
On 9 Feb 2010:
Viscount Thurso 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.
On 9 Feb 2010:
Viscount Thurso voted in favour of a referendum on using the alternative vote system for parliamentary elections being held no later than 31 October 2011.
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