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Green Parties

Zack Polanski calls on Keir Starmer to listen to Labour members on proportional representation

The Green Party of England and Wales deputy leader Zack Polanski has accused the Labour Party leader Keir Starmer of supporting a "broken status quo" for failing to support Labour…
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Labour Movement

Labour Party conference votes to support proportional representation

Members of the Labour Party are currently gathering in Liverpool for the party's annual conference. In a major shift in the party's position, delegates have voted to support scrapping the…
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The long and winding path to proportional representation

The path to proportional representation (PR) has been long, winding and rocky and we are still some distance from reaching our end destination. But at least it is starting to…
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Less confrontational, more diverse and more nuanced politics: Caroline Russell on PR in London

London Assembly Member and Islington councillor Caroline Russell has a unique perspective on Britain’s elections – she is elected with First Past the Post on Islington council, and a proportional…
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#BrightGreenDebates episode 3 highlights

In February, Bright Green launched a brand new series of events – the Bright Green Debates. Once a fortnight, Bright Green is bringing together leading figures on the left to discuss and debates the…
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The Green Party has a PR problem

If you spend any amount of time talking to people from the Green Party of England and Wales about electoral success, it is only a matter of time before ‘PR’…
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It’s time to get PR done

Image credit: Ryan Hodnett - Creative Commons Playing a role, however small, in pushing the Labour Party to commit to a voting system based on proportional representation is a campaigning…
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*Rights & Democracy*

How PR ‘completely transformed’ New Zealand politics: Metiria Turei, Green Party co-leader

Metiria Turei, Green party Co-leader. Photo credit: New Zealand Tertiary Education Union used under Creative Commons license:   In 1996, New Zealand introduced the Mixed Member Proportion (MMP) voting system…
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