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want to post a petition to the prime minister signed by over four hundred and seventy thousand people this election so you keep secure close to four million votes but just one seat in parliament , perhaps a surprising addition to the petition the esempi they flourished under the framework in place taking fifty six seats were just one and a half million ballots , the current system for each of westminster six hundred fifty six means if you don't win the votes don't count , the green party also so a small were turned over warm constituency for one million votes we haven't had real change in westminster the last significant reform was women getting the package that was nineteen eighteen we're about to hit the centenary of that it really is time yet we should say should make of our national about to say we shouldn't get house two thousand and icy without changing our electoral system , of course it is largely in that individual interest to unite in opposition labor and the ruling conservatives stand to benefit far less from any change that would level the playing field this petition more than a work in progress , you case teammate parties control over it eighty seven of the seats in the current parliament without their backing , would just be left out in the cold