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Rosemary Bechler is openDemocracy’s Editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Say no to AV; Britain needs an entirely new system

Our current First Past the Post voting system is failing us. Unfortunately, the Alternative Vote is not the answer. AV promotes centrist politics, shuts out smaller parties and encourages unhelpful constituency alliances. We should advocate a a new system for Britain, combining proportional representation with constituency links for MPs.
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