Proportional representation

‘A proportional system would allow both miserable old parties to divorce’
Boris Johnson passes by Keir Starmer as they attend a service to mark Armistice Day
Instant Opinion

‘A proportional system would allow both miserable old parties to divorce’

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16 Feb 2021
Proportional representation: The pros and cons
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In Depth

Proportional representation: The pros and cons

Is a radical reform of the voting system key to healing Britain's political divisions?
30 May 2019
Should first-past-the-post be scrapped?
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In Brief

Should first-past-the-post be scrapped?

System ‘abets extreme politics’ and negates need for main parties to appeal to middle ground, think tank argues
24 Apr 2019
ELECTION 2015: What PR would do for Ukip
Douglas Carswell and Nigel Farage
In Brief

ELECTION 2015: What PR would do for Ukip

Calls for proportional representation will come from all corners on 8 May. But there's a reason to ignore them
25 Mar 2015
Proportional representation: fair deal for a divided nation
Columnist Crispin Black
In Depth

Proportional representation: fair deal for a divided nation

The arguments against PR are outmoded: now it’s the only way to avoid illegitimate coalitions
27 Nov 2014
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