Time to change voting system?

The General Election result in Worthing resulted in the Tories returning two MPs with a total of 56,000 votes.

Friday, 7th July 2017, 12:03 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 11:09 am

The votes for alternative parties totalled 50,000, but with no voice in Parliament.

Is it not time to change our first-past-the-post system?

Had a proportional representation operated the result nationally would have looked like this: Tories 270, Labour 260, Lib Dems 48, Green 12.

Not only no hung parliament, but perhaps a strong and stable government that the Tories were seeking.

A.D. Freeman

St Lawrence Avenue


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