They're not voting because...
- I'd like to see more referendums on ...
I'd like to see more referendums on important issues.
Rather than electing a party who then do what the hell they want once in power.
I'd also like to see performance related pay for politicians - again based on some sort of feedback from their constituency on the promises they made at election time....
When I go to work each day, I can't simply do what I want then ignore everything my says.. i would get sacked.written 12th Apr 2005
jb replies: //edit above "everything my Boss says"written 12th Apr 2005
NF replies: A ready solution to the problem of governments 'doing what the hell they like' once in power would be to allow a petition of a certain size to trigger a general election. The number would have to be huge, maybe a couple of million signatures or so, to prevent it being abused frivilously, but that would have stopped the Iraq war dead.written 12th Apr 2005