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Prof Robert Ford

Robert Ford FAcSS is professor of political science at the University of Manchester. He researches elections, public opinion and British politics and is the author (with Tim Bale, Will Jennings and Paula Surridge) of The British General Election of 2019 and (with Maria Sobolewska) of Brexitland.

Why Proportional Representation is better for workers

Professor Robert Ford lays out the injustices of the first-past-the-post system, and demonstrates why trade unions should back PR