Proportional Representation When Electing MPs

There have been votes in Parliament on if the system used to elect MPs to the House of Commons should change to a one where the proportion of seats won by a political party better reflects the proportion of the vote they win.

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Siobhain McDonagh generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs

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Major votes

  • On 20 Gor 2016: Siobhain McDonagh was absent for a vote on Electoral Reform (Proportional Representation and Reduction of Voting Age) Show vote
  • On 16 Rha 2015: Siobhain McDonagh wedi pleidleisio against proposals to make the number of MPs from each party in the House of Commons more closely reflect each party's share of the national vote and against a move to fewer constituencies. Show vote
  • On 12 Hyd 2010: Siobhain McDonagh was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Part 3 — Question for referendum on the system for electing MPs Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 20 Ion 2020: Siobhain McDonagh was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Programme for Government — Proportional Representation to Elect MPs Show vote
  • On 2 Tach 2010: Siobhain McDonagh wedi pleidleisio against only automatically acting on the outcome of the referendum on introducing the alternative vote system for electing MPs if at least forty per cent of electors entitled to vote did so. Show vote
  • On 9 Chw 2010: Siobhain McDonagh wedi pleidleisio for the proposed Autumn 2011 referendum on the system for electing MPs to be on moving to the Alternative Vote system rather than on moving to the Single Transferable Vote. Show vote
  • On 9 Chw 2010: Siobhain McDonagh wedi pleidleisio in favour of a referendum on using the alternative vote system for parliamentary elections being held no later than 31 October 2011. Show vote

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