Monthly Archives: December 2013

If you have nothing to hide…

If you have nothing to hide, you have nothing to fear. Everyone has heard this argument. I’m going to assume that, if you’re reading this, you have a problem with the statement but are not sure how to do anything … Continue reading

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A government of (our) peers

Ages ago, we didn’t have the House of Commons. We just had the King or Queen, or whoever was on the throne at the time. That person wielded ultimate power over the country. Of course, local power was effected through … Continue reading

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Whipping our democracy

Am I really missing the point with this concept of a party whip? The way I see it, they seem to ensure that members of their parties vote the way they’re told to. Is this what it boils down to? … Continue reading

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