MVM Chippenham
Mar
7
7:00 pm19:00

MVM Chippenham

  • The Brunel (Function Room), New Road, Chippenham, SN15 1ES, UK

Join MVM Chippenham to make plans for their second street stall action! We'll also be looking further ahead to the planned public debate - taking place in June.

New people are very welcome, so do come along if you're interested in getting involved or just finding out more.

 
Mar
9
7:00 pm19:00

MVM Settle

  • Settle Quaker Meeting, Kirkgate, Settle, North Yorkshire, BD24 9DX

Come along for the first meeting of Make Votes Matter Settle. With people organising local campaigns for Proportional Representation in the House of Commons across the country, it's an exciting and really important time to take action.

One of Make Votes Matter's national team will be attending to speak about the campaign, about why we need PR, and about how we can get it. People of all parties and none are welcome. 

 
MVM Cotswolds
Mar
9
7:00 pm19:00

MVM Cotswolds

  • Somewhere Else, 65 Castle Street, GL7 1QD, Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Join the second meeting of Make Votes Matter Cotswolds in Cirencester! Following a successful first meeting, local activists are coming together to plan a campaign for Proportional Representation in the House of Commons. 

This comes as similar groups are establishing, meeting and taking action across the South West. Come along and join the movement!

 
MVM North London - with Catherine West MP
Mar
14
7:00 pm19:00

MVM North London - with Catherine West MP

  • Friends Meeting House, Church Crescent, London, N10 3NE

Catherine West - Labour MP for Hornsey and Wood Green - will join this meeting of Make Votes Matter North London to discuss her position on Proportional Representation. All supporters are welcome to attend - particularly Hornsey & Wood Green constituents!

The meeting will also be an opportunity to debrief on the first street stall of the MVM North London Roadshow - taking place the previous weekend!

 
Mar
14
7:00 pm19:00

Progressive Alliance and Electoral Reform

  • Richmond Unitarian Church, Ormond Road, London, TW10 6T

Make Votes Matter South West London are working in collaboration with West London Compass to organise this event focusing on the campaign for Proportional Representation and the role a Progressive Alliance might play within this.

Klina Jordan - facilitator for Make Votes Matter - will be there making the case that democracy must come first; that progressive and non-progressive parties alike must cooperate on the single issue of electoral reform if we are to succeed in getting a properly functioning democratic system. 

Other speakers include Jonathan Bartley (Co-leader of the Green Party), Vince Cable (ex-MP for Twickenham), Frances Foley (Compass) and Peter Macfadyen (Independent). 

The event will be a mixture of talks and group discussions.

 
MVM Islington
Mar
28
7:00 pm19:00

MVM Islington

  • 1 Hargrave Road, London, N19 5SH

Join MVM Islington for their group meeting! At the last meeting, plans were made to get the issue into the local press, build support among local councilors, and engage with the public. 

All welcome - please let the organiser know you're coming!

 
Make Votes Matter Day 2017
May
6
12:00 pm12:00

Make Votes Matter Day 2017

  • Parliament

Make Votes Matter will mark the anniversary of the most disproportionate election in British history with a major demonstration every year until we win Proportional Representation and real democracy for all of us. 

Details to follow. If you'd like to help organise a simultaneous demonstration in another region or country of the UK, please get in touch.

The Path to Real Democracy
May
20
2:00 pm14:00

The Path to Real Democracy

  • Upper Hall, Friends Meeting House, Mount Street, Manchester M2 5NS

An interactive event about Proportional Representation hosted by Unlock Democracy Manchester and Make Votes Matter

Speakers so far include:

Robin McAlpine, Director, Common Weal
Jonathan Reynolds MP Stalybridge and Hyde
Stephen Twigg MP Liverpool West Derby
Amelia Womack Deputy Leader Green Party England and Wales

Further details to follow.

 

MVM South West London
Feb
22
7:30 pm19:30

MVM South West London

  • The Triple Crown 15 Kew Foot Road, TW9 2SS, Richmond

This meeting of South West London Make Votes Matter will discuss recent progress,  discussions at local group Congress, which gave some good ideas for actions we to be taken in the local area.

It will also provide an update on  participation on the joint event with Compass, taking place on 14th March in Unitarian Church, Richmond.

 
Winchester CLP
Feb
16
7:30 pm19:30

Winchester CLP

  • Winchester Hampshire UK

Make Votes Matter Facilitator Joe Sousek will join Winchester CLP to discuss the campaign for Proportional Representation and the Labour case for electoral reform. All local Labour members and affiliates are welcome. Get in touch for meeting details.

MVM North London
Feb
14
6:30 pm18:30

MVM North London

  • Friends Meeting House, Church Crescent, London, N10 3NE

High on the agenda of MVM North London will be discussion of the launch of their Roadshow - starting in March. 

New comers are more than welcome to join, so come along to get involved or just find out more. 

 
Chippenham Street Stall!
Feb
11
10:00 am10:00

Chippenham Street Stall!

  • (On the bridge) High street, Chippenham,

MVM Chippenham will be on the street talking to the local community about democracy on Saturday! Drop by, say hello, and pick up a Make Votes Matter badge!

 
MVM Chippenham
Feb
7
7:00 pm19:00

MVM Chippenham

  • The Brunel (Function Room), New Road, Chippenham, SN15 1ES, UK

At this meeting, MVM Chippenham will be preparing for their first street stall on Saturday 11th February, as well as looking further ahead towards their public event planned for the Summer. 

New people are very welcome, so do come along if you're interested in getting involved or just finding out more.

 
MVM Cotswolds
Feb
4
6:30 pm18:30

MVM Cotswolds

  • New Brewery Arts Cafe Space, Brewery Court, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 1JH

Come and join us for the first meeting of Make Votes Matter Cotswolds in Cirencester. This will be an opportunity to hear about the campaign and share your ideas for what can be done locally as part of a national effort to win fair votes.

 
Milton Keynes CLP
Jan
28
10:00 am10:00

Milton Keynes CLP

  • Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

Ken Ritchie of the Labour Campaign for Electoral Reform will join a joint meeting of Milton Keynes North and Milton Keynes South CLPs to discuss the Labour case for Proportional Representation.. All local Labour members and affiliates are welcome. Get in touch for meeting details.

MVM Islington
Jan
26
7:00 pm19:00

MVM Islington

  • 1 Hargrave Road, London, N19 5SH

Last month, Make Votes Matter Islington lead the organisation of the MVM Democracy Awards and Christmas Party (watch a highlights video here). Join the meeting this month to get involved in the campaign for PR in the House of Commons!

 
Big Green Conversation: Make Votes Matter (Hereford)
Jan
25
7:30 pm19:30

Big Green Conversation: Make Votes Matter (Hereford)

  • De Koffie Pot, Bridge Street, Hereford, Herefordshire

In this public event - open to everyone - Hereford Green Party are hosting Klina Jordan from Make Votes Matter to lead a discussion on why we need electoral reform in order to change anything else.

We will also look at how to make the link between fair votes and everyday concerns, and reduce the confusion about the different PR systems the UK could and does already use.

 
Young Labour, Taunton Deane
Jan
24
7:00 pm19:00

Young Labour, Taunton Deane

  • Taunton, Somerset

Make Votes Matter Facilitator Joe Sousek will join Taunton Deane CLP's Young Labour group to discuss the campaign for Proportional Representation and the Labour case for electoral reform. All Young Labour members welcome. Get in touch for meeting details.

Cambridge Electoral Reform Group
Jan
22
5:00 pm17:00

Cambridge Electoral Reform Group

  • 9 Midwinter Place, Hamilton Road, Cambridge CB4 1BW

Join the Cambridge Electoral Reform Group for their regular meeting to get involved in the campaign for Proportional Representation in the House of Commons. 

There is a car-park with plenty of room available. The ground floor flat is to the right of the entrance to the car-park. Everyone welcome!

 
MVM Taunton
Jan
19
7:30 pm19:30

MVM Taunton

  • Cosy Club, Corporation Street, Taunton, TA1 4AJ

Come and join the second meeting of Make Votes Matter Taunton, following an enthusiastic first meeting in November. Attendees will be forming a concrete plan for campaign activity in 2017. 

 
Unite Against Dividers (London)
Jan
14
11:00 am11:00

Unite Against Dividers (London)

  • 30 Marsh Wall, Isle of Dogs, London E14 9TP

Make Votes Matter Facilitator Klina Jordan is speaking at this weekend of activities, debates and questions about what the arts should do after the EU referendum, organised by Keep It Complex, a group of women artists, designers and arts administrators.

She will be speaking about the campaign for Proportional Representation and "How can politics get involved in art?"

 
MVM Chippenham
Jan
10
7:00 pm19:00

MVM Chippenham

  • The Brunel (Function Room), New Road, Chippenham, SN15 1ES, UK

2017 is going to be a great year for raising awareness on electoral reform and particularly PR.

At MVM Chippenham's next meeting they will be cementing plans for 2017 which include:

Street stall in Chippenham in February; leafleting and talking to the public. 

* Open Q&A debate to be held in May/June.

* Media coverage and further ways to raise awareness of MVM/PR.

Please come along and get involved! 

 
Democracy Awards and Christmas Party!
Dec
15
7:30 pm19:30

Democracy Awards and Christmas Party!

  • Hargrave Hall, Hargrave Road, Islington, London, England, N19 5SP

We invite you to join us for this celebration of the work of activists, organisers and leaders who have taken action to help win real democracy in 2016. This event will be both a Christmas Party and the presentation ceremony for the Democracy Awards 2016.

The evening will include a review of the 2016 campaign, plans for the coming year, and speeches from key Alliance members. There will be food and drink, award presentations and music!

MVM Liverpool
Dec
6
7:00 pm19:00

MVM Liverpool

  • 7th Floor, Gostins Building, 32-36 Hanover Street, Liverpool, L1 4LN

Join Make Votes Matter Liverpool for their regular meeting. Last month, members of the local group leafleted at a well-attended political debate, in order to promote the Parliamentary petition for PR. At the last meeting of the year, the group will decide on campaign priorities for the new year.

All are welcome. Please contact the organisers to let them know you're coming! Come along and get involved!

 
MVM Chippenham
Dec
1
7:00 pm19:00

MVM Chippenham

  • The Brunel (Function Room), New Road, Chippenham, SN15 1ES, UK

This is the second meeting of MVM Chippenham, following a successful first meeting in November. There will be plenty up for discussion as so much has happened since our last meeting!

Please come along with your enthusiasm and ideas - and feel free to invite your friends and contacts.

MVM South West London
Nov
22
7:30 pm19:30

MVM South West London

  • The Triple Crown, 15 Kew Foot Road, Richmond, TW9 2SS

Make Votes Matter South West London is centered around Richmond and Twickenham. If you live in a different area of SW London and don't want to travel to Richmond for meetings, we would love to help you start a new group there too! 

All are welcome. The room is booked from 7pm onward, so please arrive early so the meeting can start in good time.

MVM Taunton
Nov
18
7:00 pm19:00

MVM Taunton

  • Friends Meeting House,

Come along to the first meeting of Make Votes Matter Taunton and help win fair representation for all the voters of Taunton Deane, Somerset, and the UK.

There is now overwhelming support for the principle of a proportional voting system, and people across the country are organising to bring about this crucial change.

Demand for change is building - come and be a part of it! You will have the opportunity hear what is being done to win real democracy elsewhere, how you can help, and to share your own ideas for the campaign in Taunton.

How to make your vote count
Nov
16
6:30 pm18:30

How to make your vote count

  • DINA Venue

Festival of Debate are holding this exciting event in Sheffield. Come along to hear the latest on the potential and campaign for electoral reform, and to have your say on what will get people out there and voting. 

Panellists include:

MVM South East London
Nov
15
7:00 pm19:00

MVM South East London

  • Greenwich West Community Centre

Having spent the last few months meeting with a number of South East London's MPs, MVM SE London is holding a general meeting to discuss the campaign and introduce new members. 

As well as planning campaigning activity this meeting will be a forum for education and knowledge sharing on electoral reform. Everyone from the South East London area is welcome.

Bristol for Democracy
Nov
9
7:00 pm19:00

Bristol for Democracy

Bristol for Democracy is planning an event focussed on local democracy and Mayoral issues, and a high profile, cross-party event about Proportional Representation in the House of Commons for early 2017. All are welcome at this planning meeting. If you'd like to get involved and for venue details, please contact the organiser.

MVM Islington
Nov
7
7:00 pm19:00

MVM Islington

  • Hargrave Hall

This meeting will focus on planning a local / national event to take place in the area in December, and on promotion of live campaign issues like the Parliamentary petition for PR. All welcome - come along and get involved!

MVM Chippenham
Nov
3
7:00 pm19:00

MVM Chippenham

  • The Brunel (Function Room)

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We warmly invite you to attend this meeting of Make Votes Matter Chippenham. It will be hosted by Isabel Willis (local organiser), as well as Joe Sousek from Make Votes Matter's team.

There is now overwhelming support for the principle of a proportional voting system, and people across the country are organising to bring about this crucial change.

Demand for change is building - come and be a part of it! You will have the opportunity hear what is being done to win real democracy elsewhere, how you can help, and to share your own ideas for the campaign in Chippenham.