Really great piece……
A letter a day to number 10. No 1,538
Tuesday 30 August 2016.
Dear Mrs May,
What is happening within the Labour party has repercussions for all of us, but more broadly what the parliamentary Labour party and you Tories have in common is utter contempt for ordinary people and democracy.
What has been revealed is a war between democracy and totalitarianism.
Frank Field summed it up very nicely, pouring scorn on the very idea that he is in any way meant to represent the views of his constituents. His patronising, sneering, response on BBC Westminster Live to the idea that, ‘A lot of people watching might think that an MP is there to reflect the views of his or her constituents’, was, “No, dear, they are longing to have somebody they can all boss around as if they had a view.”
This disdain, this contempt, isn’t new, it’s as…
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