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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    So, without looking them up, just off the top of your head, who are your MEPs and who is/are your MP(s)?
    I know who my MP is, no idea about my MEP, but I do not wish to reveal where I live on here.
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    (Original post by Aph)
    I know who my MP is, no idea about my MEP, but I do not wish to reveal where I live on here.
    Exactly. While people don't care so much about the EUP compared to Westminster the fact still remains that when you have a single named MP they are much more identifiable compared to having half a dozen over a larger area, it's more personal.
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    Watching the overnight coverage for the Assembly elections this evening.

    Was slightly surprised to see the UKIP candidate in Ogmore, a lady by the name of Elizabeth Kendall. :eek:
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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    Exactly. While people don't care so much about the EUP compared to Westminster the fact still remains that when you have a single named MP they are much more identifiable compared to having half a dozen over a larger area, it's more personal.
    Yes it's more personal... So what?! If we had multiple MP's I'd just look up who the best to aproch about a specific issue was. And that doesn't stop MP's serving the party first and constituents second.
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    (Original post by Aph)
    Yes it's more personal... So what?! If we had multiple MP's I'd just look up who the best to aproch about a specific issue was. And that doesn't stop MP's serving the party first and constituents second.
    Neither does having half a dozen MPs. The problem is with people and the elements of the system that remain irrespective of electoral system that means that most MPs want to lick their whips' arses first and consider their principles and electors second.
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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    Neither does having half a dozen MPs. The problem is with people and the elements of the system that remain irrespective of electoral system that means that most MPs want to lick their whips' arses first and consider their principles and electors second.
    That's exactly the point!!! If that's the system we live in why pretend that constituents have any say over what their MP's do on the most part. So we should just say "right now we have a system which is undemocratic and where people arent listened to, let make a democratic system where people aren't listened to to make things slightly better"
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    (Original post by Aph)
    That's exactly the point!!! If that's the system we live in why pretend that constituents have any say over what their MP's do on the most part. So we should just say "right now we have a system which is undemocratic and where people arent listened to, let make a democratic system where people aren't listened to to make things slightly better"
    Which is better, the system where people know who to talk to and might get ignored, or the system where people don't know who to talk to so can't be ignored?
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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    Which is better, the system where people know who to talk to and might get ignored, or the system where people don't know who to talk to so can't be ignored?
    In the second system there is Google to find out who to talk to and you could talk to any MP at all.
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    Prefer the European system of voting by party, then the party chooses it's candidates.

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    so the government has now got ads spouting its bs eu propaganda on youtube, and it's some how getting around my adblock. Feck off.
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    so the government has now got ads spouting its bs eu propaganda on youtube, and it's some how getting around my adblock. Feck off.
    I'm glad that I'm being targeted all over the place, it means somebody else isn't.

    They're also paying £135k per week to be the top result on google if EU referendum is Googled in the UK
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    (Original post by Lime-man)
    Just think, we have QQ leading labour, Petros leading the liberals, if only we had hazzer leading UKIP

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    Only just seen this you cheeky bugger

    Tell me mate, how many parties have you lead, of the 4 you have been a member of? You do realise Quamquam has risen to a senior position in a large party in like a third of the time you've been here.

    Anyway, if it's your aim, I Don't think you'll quite make it into every single party. UKIP don't like migration.


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    (Original post by PetrosAC)
    Only just seen this you cheeky bugger

    Tell me mate, how many parties have you lead, of the 4 you have been a member of? You do realise Quamquam has risen to a senior position in a large party in like a third of the time you've been here.

    Anyway, if it's your aim, I Don't think you'll quite make it into every single party. UKIP don't like migration.


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    (Original post by cBay)
    so the government has now got ads spouting its bs eu propaganda on youtube, and it's some how getting around my adblock. Feck off.
    That's disgusting. Perhaps you could try using a different web browser?
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    (Original post by EricAteYou)
    I'm one of the last people to praise Thatcher or anything like that. But her approval rating in my head has gone from something low to something low plus one .
    Polls are rather consistent in making her the most popular post war PM. She may polarize opinion but the country at large still loves her.

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    I wonder who will be the next political titan, it's coming up on time for them
    Not sure it works like that. Gladstone to Churchill was 45 years and it took a war to make him great. We also had Blair afterward.
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    (Original post by hazzer1998)
    :eek: You want Corbyn to stay ? i don't because if the polls and predictions i've read are correct labour arel likely to win in 2020 .... And surly you dont want him of all people as PM ?

    UKIP did reasonable well in Wales 6 seats is'nt bad
    Do you still believe that Corbyn will ever be leader of this country? Even the Mayor of London doesn't think so, that's why I want Corbyn to stay. Maybe that's why he is so popular with his backbenchers :rolleyes:

    Isn't it funny that some left wingers on TSR think that Khans win points to Labour winning in 2020. If it wasn't so funny it would be tragic.
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    Polls are rather consistent in making her the most popular post war PM. She may polarize opinion but the country at large still loves her.
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    She was impeccably strong, that can't be denied.
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    Interesting to see Osborne say this morning that Cameron wouldn't step down until 2019.

    Is that because he wants to give the new leader a year to implement some 'nice policies' and giveaways as govts always do before elections so as to shield him/her from some of the more unpopular decisions before then?

    Also doesn't seem certain that Cameron wouldn't face a leadership election before then.
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    Haha, typical Saturday night... one glass too many, playing music, probably annoyed a few neighbours. Typical Sunday morning... raging headache! Karma bites back!

    I hope everyone's had a good Sunday so far.
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    Osborne has indirectly Confrimed he is definitely Standing in the leadership election when ever it is
 
 
 
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