Simon Hughes Lib Dem Deputy Leader (Pictured left selling out on PR) led the Lib Dems this week in rejecting a cross party (only Lib Dems MP's did not vote for it) amendment in parliament to allow people to
Fair Votes and specially PR (Proportional Representation) has been a corner stone of Lib Dem policy since the 1970's and they have always pledged to allow the people of the UK to at least considered this in a referendum.
Now the Lib Dems are in Government this core principle has now been dropped!
Many people were first attracted to the Lib Dems because of the unfair voting system - for example the Thatched Government was a minority Government in terms of votes (about 40%) but was able to wreak chaos and damage to the country.
Caroline Lucas, Green Party MP proposed the PR amendment along with Austin Mitchel (Lab) and Douglas Carswell (Con).
More information here from fellow Green Party member Stuart Jeffery - http://stuartjeffery.blogspot.com/