Explaining Brexit to an American friend
Tobias Stone
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The problem with the “this is a representative democracy so we must let our MPs think for us” argument is that our First-Past-The-Post system means a majority of the electorate do not feel represented by their MP or anyone else, unless they are part of the minority who live in the South East of England and vote Tory.

We need PR badly in the Westminster parliament. We have it in Scotland and it works well to fix this problem.

Every vote should matter equally, no matter where you live in the UK.

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