Town says NO to AV

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HARTLEPOOL has voted overwhelmingly against changing the way we elect our MPs in this country.

In total 77 per cent of residents voted no to proposals to change the current first-past-the-post system, which sees the candidate with the most votes in their constituency elected, to a new method known as the Alternative Vote (AV).

READ THE FULL STORY AND REACTION IN SATURDAY’S MAIL