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Make Votes Matter establishes a local presence

Make Votes Matter held its first public meeting in Hastings this month as it sets out to build local support for a momentous change in our democracy – switching to an electoral system in which the number of votes cast for each party is reflected in the number of seats won. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 12:32 Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017 In: Politics Tags: First Past The Post FPTP Greens labour Make Votes Matter Nick Terdre Nigel Farage PR proportional representation Tories

Yvette Cooper: refreshing and renewing Labour

Labour Party Leadership Election 2015: On behalf of Hastings Online Times, Sean O’Shea asked all four of the Labour Party leadership candidates for their views on the role of the Labour Party in the twenty first century, the disillusionment with politics, the democratic deficit and the EU. He also enquired about their vision of the good society and what they would do to help people with their everyday struggles and problems.

Posted 21:24 Sunday, Aug 16, 2015 In: Politics Tags: anti discrimination child poverty equality EU high tech jobs housing invest in business referendum renewing labour partry research and development social justice two million homes
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