Jim Shannon

Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights)

DUP MP ar gyfer Strangford

@JimShannonMP https://facebook.com/Jim-Shannon-MP-477928115581090

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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Jim Shannon generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs

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Major votes

  • On 20 Gor 2016: Jim Shannon was absent for a vote on Electoral Reform (Proportional Representation and Reduction of Voting Age) Show vote
  • On 16 Rha 2015: Jim Shannon 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: Jim Shannon wedi pleidleisio against including voting systems which would be expected to result in proportional representation as options in the referendum on how MPs are elected to the commons. Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 20 Ion 2020: Jim Shannon wedi pleidleisio against introducing a system of proportional representation for the election of members of the House of Commons. Show vote
  • On 2 Tach 2010: Jim Shannon wedi pleidleisio to only automatically act 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

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