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POLITICS Along with reading the Blogs and White Papers on this subject it is important that I declare my political views and any allegiances I have, which is easy. I have none at all, and will not have.  To be aligned with any political party is to remove my independence in this and other matters, […]

DEMOCRACY – WHAT DEMOCRACY? Could we first consider what the fundamentals of a Democracy are?  It is meant to be Government of the people by the people for the people. Our Members of Parliament should work for their constituents and vote as their constituents want. It also requires we all have an equal say.  One […]

DEMOCRACY – WHAT DEMOCRACY? The voting system currently in force means the Conservatives need to get 6% more of the vote than the Labour party to have the same number of MP’s.  Doesn’t seem to be very democratic does it?  So everybody is discussing what happens if nobody wins enough to form a government, which […]

DEMOCRACY – WHAT DEMOCRACY? I will suggest this first public debate demonstrated a lot, and many things the media don’t seem to be picking up on, but mostly how awful our political system is.  When these debates are finished we will look at how effectively they have informed us what each party will do against […]

With the coming election I notice a big effort to try to get all of us to vote, even to the point where it seems Facebook has joined in by sending reminders to people to register for voting.  Gosh, is that what democracy is coming to. Now I wish to live in a democracy but […]