Matthew Roberts is Senior Lecturer in Modern British History at Sheffield Hallam University. He works on parliamentary reform and popular politics in Victorian Britain. He is the author of Political Movements in Urban England, 1832-1914 (Palgrave, 2009).
Published in: openDemocracyUKElectoral reform dilemmas: are Britain's single-member constituencies out of date?
If parliament is to shift from representing places to representing people, we may have to leave single-member...