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Azeem Ibrahim is a Research Scholar at Harvard University
Comment: PR is less representative than you think

Proportional representation is like a box of chocolates: you never know what you’re going to get. By Azeem Ibrahim Now that we have a coalition, electoral reform is more likely than ever. And yet the post-electoral dithering and huddling is a better argument against proportional representation (PR) than we have had in a long time…. Read more »

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Many Conservative activists feel the party's campaign was not good enough
Tory activists: Campaign not good enough

By Aled Thomas Even as David Cameron is settling into Downing Street there are rumblings among his party rank and file. The fact that the Conservatives have had to do a deal with Nick Clegg’s Liberal Democrats to form a government has not pleased members and activists. A survey of more than 3,000 members by… Read more »