05 May '11, 9am

Vote Yes, go green

According to any poll you care to look at, the Yes campaign for the alternative vote system is about to take an almighty kicking in today's referendum, putting back hopes of even modest electoral reform for at least a generation. And yet the case for voting yes to AV remains compelling for green businesses and environmentalists. With polling suggesting that over 60 per cent of people will vote to stick with the first past the post system, it is perhaps too much to hope for a shock victory. But it would only strengthen the hand of the progressive majority of Green, Lib Dem and Labour MPs if they can avoid a crushing defeat and, as long as polling stations are open, there remains an outside chance of a close result. The green case for voting Yes to AV is now well documented. As Green Party leader Caroline Lucas explained this week , the AV system would allow those who would ...

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/opinion/2068120/vote-yes-...

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