Investigating and learning more about the British electoral system
The first past the post system is often called unfair. Is it because it makes it very difficult for medium-sized or small parties to get any of their candidates elected as MPs if the support for these parties is spread evenly throughout the UK?
- Read these articles on how Gordon Brown is planning to change this system.
- Write a commentary on your blog explaining the changes and why you think they may /may not happen.
- List the views of: The Labour party
- The Conservatives
- The Liberal Democrats
- What is a referendum?