Electoral Reform Is A Workers’ Issue

Third, Ian Lawrence, General Secretary of NAPO, stressed the urgency of electoral reform in an era when some people are turning away from voting – somewhat rationally in the knowledge that they may be among the millions whose vote are wasted — with 50 per cent left unrepresented through having just one winning candidate. The EU referendum sits in sharp contrast, he said, with typical experience: every single vote counted equally, and there was no post-code lottery.