Polls show widespread support for proportional representation

By Press Office
May 10, 2010

Polls at the weekend showed widespread support for a change to a more proportional voting system.

A YouGov poll for The Sunday Times showed 62 per cent of voters favoured a more proportional system of voting.

A BPIX poll for The Mail on Sunday found 60 per cent would prefer proportional representation to the current system.

The Sunday Telegraph commissioned an ICM poll which found 48 per cent of voters favoured a move to PR while 39 per cent backed the current system.

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