Tag: AV referendum

Lib Dems in referendum rout

Eastleigh voters have overwhelmingly rejected proposed changes to the voting system in a Lib Dem sponsored referendum with 28,644 voting ‘No’ to the adoption of the Alternative Vote system while 12,797 people voted ‘yes’. The referendum vote was also overwhelmingly rejected nationally with only 10 out of 440 areas voting to accept. This has been…

What is Chris Huhne really up to?

In his own words Chris Huhne described AV as ‘an ill-fitting corset attempting to squeeze all the diverse strands of opinion in our society into an inappropriate and deeply uncomfortable shape’. So if he is not a true fan of AV why is he getting so upset during the referendum campaign? Could it be that…

AV debate comes to Chandlers Ford

Ballot Box

Churches Together in Chandlers Ford is organising a debate on the proposed Alternative Vote system. Leading national speakers from each side of the argument will provide a valuable opportunity for local people to better understand the issues. The date for the event is Thursday 28 April  at 7.30 p.m. and it will be held at The Dovetail Centre,…