Archive: Proportional Representation

Ballot papers for AV referendum are handled at Manchester Central.

Massive AV defeat ends a disastrous night for Lib Dems

Voters have rejected AV by an astonishing majority, ending a disastrous 24 hours for the Liberal Democrats.

Opinion Former Articles

  • Looking glum? The Yes to AV campaign is facing long odds

    Bookies bank on No to AV win

    Bookies have all but written off a victory for Yes to AV at tomorrow's referendum, saying there was "no serious backing" for a surprise win.

  • A 'no' campaign stunt outside a 'yes' campaign rally. Photo:

    Miliband attacks 'poser' Clegg

    Ed Miliband refused to share a referendum platform with Nick Clegg because the Liberal Democrat leader "shocked" Britain, he has claimed.

  • Is Britain 'sleepwalking' into voting reform?

    Britain 'sleepwalking' into AV

    David Cameron has warned that Britain is "sleepwalking" into voting for AV, in a sign of increased concerns at Tory HQ that the 'yes' camp will clinch the deal.

  • Warsi: Poisoning politics?

    Huhne and Warsi spat gets personal

    The ongoing row between Chris Huhne and Baroness Warsi turned personal this weekend, as the energy secretary accused his colleague of "poisoning" politics.

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