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Knowledge and belief in the division of the "government" from parliament is political insanity.
Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
I didn't even get into the FPTP electoral system. The Tories and Labour pretty effectively sabotaged that one last time around, and there is little evidence the electorate have wised up since.
You're even going to lose the list system for the EP elections although, while proportional, these have less benefit in encouraging a more collaborative political culture when they don't lead to Executive formation.
The New Zealand and Irish experiences are instructive, but when did Great Britain ever learn from the colonies...
Index of Frank's Diaries
One might hope the role of the monarchy in the prorogation plot, and then Theresa May's cronies getting honours in her resignation list, might do enough to undermine public confidence in some of the systems that define the British establishment. But the honours list will shortly be further devalued by political muck as Jo Swinson's office is proffering peerages and knighthoods in the dissolution honours to candidates and their constituency chairmen in winnable seats, if they are willing to make way for Blairite entryists like Chuka Umunna and Luciana Berger. ...
by Frank Schnittger - Sep 18 26 comments
by Luis de Sousa - Sep 13 30 comments
by ARGeezer - Sep 7 42 comments
by Frank Schnittger - Sep 8 70 comments
by Frank Schnittger - Sep 4 18 comments
by Bernard - Aug 27 5 comments
by Frank Schnittger - Aug 30 14 comments
by Frank Schnittger - Sep 1826 comments
by Luis de Sousa - Sep 1330 comments
by Frank Schnittger - Sep 870 comments
by ARGeezer - Sep 742 comments
by Frank Schnittger - Sep 418 comments
by Frank Schnittger - Aug 3014 comments
by Bernard - Aug 275 comments
by gmoke - Aug 27