Proportional representation

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Starmer’s reform of the ermine-trimmed Lords won’t stop fur flying on the left | David Mitchell
What Labour needs most is proportional representation. At least then it would be able to express its differences

David Mitchell

11, Dec, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The Guardian view on proportional representation: Labour should back it | Editorial
Editorial: House of Lords reform is necessary, but not a sufficient constitutional change to mend Britain’s broken politics

Editorial

09, Dec, 2022 @6:12 PM

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Campaign will target 62 seats to oust Tories by tactical voting
Exclusive: Win As One campaign aims to build Commons majority among progressive parties

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

08, Dec, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Gove confirms mandatory housebuilding targets for councils will be abolished in face of Tory rebellion – as it happened
Levelling up secretary confirms government will change levelling up bill after number of Tory MPs tabled rebel amendment

Joe Middleton (now); Andrew Sparrow and Fran Lawther (earlier)

05, Dec, 2022 @8:28 PM

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Labour should reverse on not reversing Brexit | David Mitchell
By sticking to the ‘art of the possible’ and accepting Brexit, Keir Starmer is doing the nation a disservice

David Mitchell

06, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Sunak’s Britain is already broken. We need more than a general election to fix it | George Monbiot
As the crackdown on our freedoms intensifies, the list of our national ailments seems endless. But there’s one issue that can prise things open, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot

George Monbiot

26, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Why is Labour ignoring its own members on electoral reform? | Polly Toynbee
Liberal-left coalitions are the only way to overturn the right’s unfair electoral advantage, says the Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee

30, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Labour must be the party of electoral reform | Letters
Letters: It must build a consensus for a new voting model before the next election, says Dr Anthony Isaacs. Plus letters from Sandy Martin, Glyn Evans and Michael Radcliffe

Letters

29, Sep, 2022 @3:52 PM

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Labour delegates back motion calling on party to back PR
Campaigners celebrate as conference overwhelmingly backs motion but Keir Starmer expected to ignore move

Peter Walker and Aubrey Allegretti

26, Sep, 2022 @6:15 PM

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Labour conference votes to put pledge to introduce proportional representation in manifesto despite Starmer ruling it out – as it happened
Loud cheering as motion on PR is carried even though Labour leader says he will ignore vote.

Andrew Sparrow

26, Sep, 2022 @5:29 PM

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Truss is on an economic rampage with no mandate. So why is Starmer resisting electoral reform? | John Harris
The Labour leadership still thinks a rigged voting system can be used for progressive ends, says the Guardian columnist John Harris

John Harris

25, Sep, 2022 @10:46 AM

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Keir Starmer defies call for changes to first past the post voting system
The Labour leader said electoral reform was not a priority and refused to make it one of the party’s election manifesto pledges

Michael Savage and Toby Helm

24, Sep, 2022 @9:30 PM

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