Proportional Representation: House of Commons — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair]

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 4:48 pm on 23rd April 2019.

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Photo of Alex Sobel Alex Sobel Labour/Co-operative, Leeds North West 4:48 pm, 23rd April 2019

Does my hon. Friend not agree that we are in the midst of a constitutional crisis, and that a national debate, as he suggests, with a constitutional convention and citizens’ assembly, might help our broader understanding of how the country operates, and ensure greater democratic participation? The problems around low turnout were highlighted by Vicky Ford; surely changing the system, following a national debate, would raise turnout.