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How people elect parliaments

Scottish may be the key to UK electoral reform

If at any time soon the British Parliament legislates to reform the nation’s electoral system, it will almost certainly require the support of the Scottish National Party. After the recent … Continue reading

August 30, 2017 · 1 Comment

Lack of compromise training may hurt English Conservatives

English Tory politicians may rue the fact that decades of devotion to the first-part-the-post system leaves them untrained in the art of multi-party compromise. After Thursday’s shock election result, a … Continue reading

June 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Scottish teenagers choose between leading women

The Scottish Parliament is being elected today, and voters aged 16 and 17 are taking part. Scotland’s independent parliament is part of the regionalised United Kingdom political system, which in addition … Continue reading

May 6, 2016 · Leave a comment