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83% of Labour members say Labour should back Proportional Representation

New polling commissioned by Make Votes Matter for the Labour for a New Democracy campaign found that 83% of Labour members want the party to back Proportional Representation.This polling is especially significant since support for PR has grown by 7% since the question was last asked by YouGov, for Make Votes Matter, in December 2019.…
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Is Labour listening?

Under pressure from members, Labour’s National Policy Forum is finally consulting the party about electoral reform. Kind of…
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2020 is crunch time for Labour and electoral reform

For the first time, Make Votes Matter is coordinating a major push to get the Labour Party to debate and carry a motion on electoral reform at this year’s Labour conference.
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Labour Leadership candidates: what we’ve learnt

With just two months to go and the field cut down to four, here’s where the Labour Leadership candidates stand on Proportional Representation…
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Labour Leadership hopefuls on PR: what we know so far

What we know so far about where the Labour Leadership candidates stand on Proportional Representation.
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NEW REPORT – Peterloo 200: The path to Proportional Representation

Peterloo 200: The path to Proportional Representation draws on evidence from academics to make the case that the democratic inequality caused by First Past the Post has created in the UK one of the most unequal societies anywhere in the developed world. It is increasingly clear that Proportional Representation is not only more democratic, but…
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Labour Conference 2018: what happened, what it means, and what next

Make Votes Matter works closely with Labour members to help persuade the party to commit to PR.So when - as of September - 45 Constituency Labour Parties had passed motions calling on the party to back PR and to consult its membership about the idea, we were very excited…
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Democracy for the many, not just the few: guest blog by René Bach and Stephen Clark

This is a guest blog by René Bach and Stephen Clark. René is a Make Votes Matter local group leader from MVM South West London. Stephen is a Compass local group leader from West London Compass. Democracy For The Many, Not Just The Few was a Labour-focused event they jointly organised. It took place in Richmond…
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