The politics of Fiji? The referendum on the type of voting system we should adopt in General Elections in the UK takes place on May 5. John Benton I began to worry immediately I saw a leaflet about it come through our letterbox festooned with the photos of celebrities. ‘Because Stephen Fry and Joanna Lumley think a certain way you should too’, seemed to be the message. ‘Oh dear’, I thought. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.