The Common Weal Policy Podcast – Episode #191

date: 08/11/2023

Episode 191 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

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This week, Craig talks to Stuart Donald, an electoral reform campaigner who particularly focuses on the systematic inequalities caused by the UK’s First Past The Post electoral system. They discuss how this system disenfranchises voters, leads to them being less well represented in Parliament and leads to parties pulling in majority power rather than governing by consensus. They then discuss the solution and the prospect of proportionally representative electoral reform in the UK.

You can learn more about Stuart’s campaign at his website here: www.sdonald4pr.com
You can read his article for Common Weal’s newsletter here: https://commonweal.scot/labours-pr-dilemma/

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Excerpts from “Hiding Your Reality” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License


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