A survey of Labour Party members taken just after the last general election found that three-quarters of Labour members want the party to support electoral reform and adopt proportional representation (PR) as a policy. A survey by YouGov found that 76 per cent supported the change, with just 12 per cent opposed and a further 12 per cent who said they did not know
I hope that the Labour Party win the by-election in Batley and Spen. However the polls are not looking promising. If they lose I hope that Kier Starmer will realise that his party are never going to win another general election under FPTP and the best way forward must be a Progressive Alliance for the next GE, with a commitment to electoral reform so that all future elections will be fair and democratic.