Gillian Hamilton

Fixing Our Politics

We should move away from mandatory coalition
  • Strongly Agree
The Petition of Concern should be abolished or reformed
  • Strongly Agree
We should rid the assembly of Unionist/Nationalist designations
  • Strongly Agree
The secrecy of historical party donations should be ended
  • Strongly Agree
The legal voting age should change from 18 to 16 years of age
  • Strongly Agree
The House of Lords should be reformed so that Lords are elected by the public and not chosen by political parties
  • Strongly Agree
Special advisors in Stormont should be selected via employment trawl and not chosen by Ministers
  • Strongly Agree
Individuals should be automatically registered to vote upon turning 16
  • Strongly Agree
Mail-in voting should be simplified and more accessible
  • Strongly Agree
Investigations should take place into the addition of electronic voting to our current system
  • Strongly Agree
MLAs should be banned from employing family as staff
  • Strongly Agree
Assembly terms should be reduced from 5 years to 4 years to give the public a say in democracy more often
  • Somewhat Disagree
"Polling Day" should be on public/bank holidays and/or be over a period of 2 days to encourage voter turn-out and make elections more accessible
  • Strongly Agree
The libel law in Northern Ireland should be reformed
  • Strongly Agree