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Sayeeda Warsi: The Sun, Why a vote for AV is a vote for BNP

Eighty years ago, Winston Churchill warned the House of Commons that the Alternative Vote was “the stupidest, the least scientific, the most unreal” system of voting.

He predicted that under AV elections would be decided by the “most worthless votes given for the most worthless candidates”.

It is no big surprise that Churchill was opposed to AV.

After all, AV flies in the face of a fundamental British principle – one that has been the cornerstone of our democracy and a beacon to the rest of the world – the principle of one person, one vote.

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Sayeeda Warsi: AV will give extremist parties more credibility

The Rt Hon Baroness Warsi, Wednesday 29th March 2011

Speaking at Toynbee Hall on the impact of AV

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Regional Tour – North

Today Sayeeda continued her regional tour schedule, this time in the North of England.

Starting the day in Rossendale and Darwen, Sayeeda visited the Pakistani Islamic Centre in Rawtenstall with Jake Berry MP, for a tour of the Mosque before moving on to meet volunteers manning a NO2AV street stall ahead of the referendum on the 5th May.

She then moved on to Bury North where she made some house visits before helping man a No2AV street stall at The Rock. Sayeeda then went to meet the Conservative Future team handing out No2AV leaflets at Leeds Station before heading off to Leeds North East to speak at the Tadcaster Campaign Centre.