Georgia Whitaker Hughes

Georgia Whitaker Hughes is a University of Sussex Anthropology graduate who began a masters in Development at SOAS in 2015. She became a member of the Green Party of England and Wales in December 2014.


Proportional representation: the people’s democracy

Almost three months after the 2015 General Election, a feeling of disbelief at the Conservative majority result remains afresh in the UK. The results, which were a far cry from the outcome predicted by the polls in the run-up to the vote, have given rise to a heated debate about the system of voting in the UK, and calls for a more proportional system, though this transition remains an uphill struggle.

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