A very important blog which deserves to go viral! This is such a very important topic – holding our politicians to account. The only way is to go to the meetings and challenge every inch of the way. We need to hold our politicians accountable when they are in office and to challenge, question and sort out as a contract when the manifestos are being drawn up. It’s about putting on the pressure at every level. Let’s go!
We need to talk about the culture of deception that is festering at the heart of the British political classes.
Every party is guilty of this to some degree – all of them. They have all made promises to the electorate and then, once in positions of power, they have done exactly whatever else they wanted.
On Tuesday, Patrick Mercer resigned as an MP rather than face suspension from the House of Commons over allegations that, rather than carrying out the will of his constituents, he had corruptly set up an All-Party Parliamentary Group to life Fiji’s suspension from the Commonwealth, after having been offered money to do so by undercover reporters.
His resignation came 11 months after he resigned from the Parliamentary Conservative Party, and…
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