Tag Archives: Proportional Representation

Could Sussex people please sign this petition


This e-Petition is very significant, calling for the Government to hold a Referendum to enable our Nation to select whether they would be willing to adopt Proportional Representation. The person who has created the petition is William Tavernor who is … Continue reading

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Let us endorse this benefit of Proportional Representation


The reason why proportional representation is valuable can be assessed here in Sussex very clearly. The first cases is based in the current experience of the last two General Elections. The Conservative Voters in Sussex have achieved 50.3% or 50.5% … Continue reading

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Well done Unite – sad it didn’t happen last month!


So thank goodness the 80% support from Labour Party members has finally persuaded the Unite Trade Union to endorse a Proportional Representation approach for the future. The information is available here. Let us hope that in the very near future … Continue reading

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Proportional Representation is needed for the UK


I had the privilege of meeting Tony Blair on a couple of occasions and I also met some of his Ministers during my time working for Churches Together in Sussex and coordinating the Hope08 campaign across the UK. My meetings … Continue reading

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Proportional Representation is vital Labour


As the Conference in Brighton and Hove which is part of Sussex closes down and the Labour MPs and the party members return to their own locations the Sussex area like many other parts of the UK is left wondering … Continue reading

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While in Sussex this week, visit some foodbanks


To all members of the Labour Party, we are delighted to welcome you to Brighton and Hove for your annual conference over the next few days. It would be fantastic for the whole of Sussex to benefit from Labour MPs … Continue reading

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Proportional Representation is an issue our nation needs


A few days ago there was a piece in one of the Labour internal news pieces that presented the fact that 83% of the members of the Labour Party are now convinced that Proportional Representation is what our nation needs … Continue reading

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Sussex can benefit from this call by Caroline, Layla and Clive


Yesterday in the Guardian, this article appeared with a call from these three MPs for their parties to start to work together much more effectively in elections and in other settings. Inevitably there are many people in all three of … Continue reading

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Sussex MPs must get together – for a proportional approach


On a number of occasions in this blog and even in my Argus Column I have written that Sussex MPs need to work together, alongside the leaders of Councils and indeed the people who manage our community settings and beyond … Continue reading

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Its the day before the night before Christmas


Tomorrow is the night before Christmas which reminds some of us of a poem that describes a family settling down to rest throughout their home before there is a clatter on the lawn and St Nicholas arrives bringing some wonderful … Continue reading

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