Fair Voting in Local Government

MQT on 2003-02-26
Session date: 
February 26, 2003
Question By: 
Darren Johnson
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor


Do you support the London Borough of Lewisham's call for the Government to take steps to pilot voting reform for local Government in England in order to seek outcomes which more accurately reflect the votes cast? Will you support a bid by Lewisham or any other London Borough for permission to run such a pilot?



Answer for Fair Voting in Local Government

Answer for Fair Voting in Local Government

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Different voting reforms produce significantly different outcomes. My attitude to any pilot would depend upon whether I consider the specific voting reform proposed an improvement upon the status quo. .