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Green Party leader claims the EU is MORE democratic than Britain

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    Natalie Bennett argues because MEPs are elected using a proportional representation system rather than Britain’s first past the post system.

    A popular accusation thrown against the EU by Brexiteers is that it is undemocratic and unanswerable to the people.

    Speaking to Nick Ferrari on LBC, she said: "I think it is really important to stress we elect our Members of the European Parliament.

    "We elect them through a far fairer system than we have in Westminster. We elect them through in a proportional representation system, we all have a say in that."

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