The Government
United Kingdom

For centuries, the UK has used the first-past-the-post system to elect its MPs. This system is out-dated and promotes inequality.

The two main parties (Labour and Conservative) are over-represented and the rest are under-represented. Most importantly, there is no proportionality.

The Labour government is currently running our country with the support of a mere 35.2% of the voters. The Green party can get 15% and not win a single seat.Is this fair?

I propose a system where, if a party gets 10% of the votes it will also get 10% of the seats in Parliament. ie, a FAIR system.

We, the undersigned, submit that the UK should adopt a system of Proportional Representation for general elections in the UK.

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The Adopt Proportional Representation for General Elections in the UK petition to The Government was written by natalie and is in the category Politics at GoPetition.