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Electoral Systems

Volume 475: debated on Wednesday 7 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice whether the Government plans to change the voting system used to elect hon. Members. (203137)

The Government published the Review of Voting Systems in January 2008 which considers the experience of the new voting systems introduced in the United Kingdom since 1997. The Review forms part of the continuing debate on electoral reform, and at this point the Government are not seeking to change the electoral system for the House of Commons.