If this was the result of the next General Election

It is of course appreciated that in most settings people vote for a range of candidates and currently only one person gets elected in each constituency. Sadly in our current election arrangements the number of people that vote for the Green Party or who vote for Independent candidate is disproportionate to the prospect of them getting MPs elected. The same is true for the Liberal Democrats. However if there was a much more effective match for each vote, there would be a very different result in our elections. This of course is for the English elections only and indeed a number of places did not vote this month but if this was the result across the whole of England then this would lead to this result. Currently we have 533 MPs in England. If these votes matched the number of MPs there would be

216 Labour MPs

156 Conservative MPs

87 Liberal Democrat MPs

43 Green MPs

11 Independent MPs

20 Other party MPs

Now of course there would also be 117 MPs from Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales which would add a number of SNP, Sinn Fein, Plaid Cymru and other MPs. It is very clear that we need a radical change to the election arrangements in our political setting so that our votes count a great deal more than they do at the moment in our Parliament.

About ianchisnall

I am passionate about the need for public policies to be made accessible to everyone, especially those who want to improve the wellbeing of their communities. I am particularly interested in issues related to crime and policing as well as health services and strategic planning.
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