28 May 2010

Coalition Government Adopts Policies of Power2010 Campaign

The newly formed Conservative-Liberal Democrat Coalition have adopted the many of the main policies which where campaigned for by Power2010, an shown in my earlier post here. The publication of “The Coalition” by the government last week outlines many of the issues that had been raised.

Power2010 asked members of the public vote on the issues that mattered to them the most. The five policies which received the most votes made up the POWER2010 Pledge which politicians were asked to sign up to.

The top 10 policies voted on by the public were as follows:

1. Introduce a proportional voting system 
12111 Votes.


See discussion thread here

2. Scrap ID cards and roll back the database state
 10541 Votes.

See discussion thread here

3. A fully elected second chamber 
6588 Votes.

See discussion thread here

4. English votes on English laws
 6348 Votes


5. A Written Constitution
 6249 Votes.

See discussion thread here

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6. Fixed term parliaments
 6221 Votes

See discussion thread here

7. Right to recall
 5434 Votes.

See discussion thread here

8. "None of the Above" on ballot papers 
5059 Votes.

See discussion thread here

9. Expand the Freedom of Information Act
 4655 Votes.

See discussion thread here

10. Stronger local government 
4351 Votes.

See discussion thread here


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