LETTER: Time to change voting system?

Democracy is defined as government by all the people.

Thursday, 13th July 2017, 6:55 am
Updated Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 8:27 am

UK election expenses are controlled by legislation and given voluntarily to a party.

We now have two parties joining a pact in which the government uses monies raised by taxation to obtain support from a party of similar mind.

If they had used their own money and they are the richest party it would be questionable enough but it was public money.

Time, surely, to change first-past-the-post to proportional representation and give all the people a say. For example, the last election result would have been Tories 170, Labour 160, Lib Dems 40, Green 11, SDP 20, etc. – a democratic result and a stable government!

MR A.D. Freeman

St Lawrence Aveune



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