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Against a Tory majority, Progressives must unite to reform

In 1989, the UK was a decade into a Conservative government Scotland hadn’t voted for. Amidst broad agreement the UK’s political system was failing to deliver for Scotland, the Scottish Constitutional Convention was founded. It brought together Labour and the Liberal Democrats, and thus most of Scotland’s MPs, with smaller parties, major faith groups, and …

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Electoral Reform Motion – SGP Autumn Conference 2019

Electoral Reform Motion – SGP Autumn Conference 2019

Acronyms Used AMS – Additional Member System, used for the Scottish Parliament, a mixture of FPTP and PR FPTP – First Past the Post, used for Westminster and Scottish Parliament Constituency elections PR – Proportional Representation STV – Single Transferable Vote, current policy, and used for council elections How would the proposed electoral system work? …

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