Policy #851: "Stand as an MP based on signatures of support"

This is the votes by vote definition of Public Whip policy #851: "Stand as an MP based on signatures of support". You may want to read an introduction to policies, or read more about Public Whip.

Someone who believes that The current system of political candidates having to pay a deposit which they lose if they fail to obtain a number of votes should be replaced by a system of collecting signatures. If a person if able to obtain a pre-defined number of signatures from an area in a fair and honest manner they should be allowed to appear on the ballot paper. would have voted like this...

HouseDateSubjectPolicy vote
Commons9 Mar 2004Young People and Democracy Majority (strong)
Commons22 Jun 2004Electoral System Majority
Commons29 Nov 2005Representation of the People (Reduction of Voting Age) minority (strong)

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