Will AV make MPs work harder once they’ve been elected?

No; AV is not the cure to all problems with politics.

This isn’t actually a claim made by the YES campaign directly, but lots of their arguments seem to imply that this is the case.

The YES campaign’s actual claim is:

Harder-working MPs: Your MP would have to aim to get more than 50% of the vote to be sure of winning. At present they can be handed power with just one vote in three.That’s true, MPs would have to work a bit harder to elected, but says nothing about afterwards. The right of recall might help, though…

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