Launched in 2021, Upgrade Holyrood exists to promote discussion on improving Scotland’s representative democracy.
The elections of May 2021 were dubbed as “super Thursday” due to the sheer number of votes that took place across the UK. In addition to the 129 MSPs elected in Scotland, Wales voted for a new Welsh parliament, London got a new assembly and thousands of local councillors were elected right across England. Voters … Continue reading Elected mayors in Scotland: is now the time for Aberdeen’s Andy Burnham?
Scottish Conservative MSP Murdo Fraser has voiced his support for reforming the Scottish Parliament’s electoral system. The long-serving MSP goes as far as suggesting a switch to STV.