Scotland: "Commons should adopt PR, say Scots voters"
The Herald reports: Scots are the most satisfied about the way democracy works in the UK, a poll published today shows.
Yet the snapshot of 2000 Britons, taken by YouGov for the Fabian Society earlier this month, also shows that voters north of the border are the strongest advocates when it comes to certain changes.
For example, Scots are most strongly in favour of changing Westminster's voting system to proportional representation; and have by far the firmest republican tendencies, as they are the biggest supporters of replacing the Queen with an elected president as head of state, and are most in favour of having an elected House of Lords. ...
On voting reform, some 34% (41% in Scotland) said they favoured PR over the current first-past-the-post system for Westminster, with the Alternative Vote system coming top of the second preferences at 37%(41%). -- Read the whole story --> Commons Should Adopt PR Say Scots Voters (from The Herald )