MPs Need Cromwell Therapy

” ye have become intolerably odious to the whole nation … ye have sat too long here for any good ye are doing … in the name of God, go! ” (Oliver Cromwell, April 1653)

Members of the Westminster bubble (and the EU supporting establishment) have completely disconnected with the electorate. Here’s the reality:

Member of Parliament is a person who has been elected by the people in a particular area to represent them in a country’s parliament. (Collins Dictionary)

A once in a generation decision. The referendum on Thursday, 23rd June [2016] is your chance to decide if we should remain in or leave the European Union. This is your decision. The Government will implement what you decide. ( Statement in the leaflet issued by the Conservative government in advance of the EU referendum )

“The country voted to Leave the EU with the largest democratic mandate in the history of our great nation. MPs must answer that call, trust in the people as they were trusted and reject the Chequers proposal. I urge MPs of all parties to accept that Britain will leave the EU on 29th March 2019, without a new deal with the EU, and start trading globally on WTO terms. Leaving on those terms means we have a new deal for the people of Britain; we will have control of our laws, our borders, our fishing waters, our taxes and our regulations. The sooner Britain truly leaves the EU, the sooner Parliament can devote its efforts and attention to the challenges our country faces at home, challenges which we can solve together when Parliament is once again sovereign, when we are outside of EU control and free to prosper.” (Simon Elliott, Investment Professional)

A line in the film Peterloo, about people protesting for democratic reform two centuries ago, “What is the use of a Parliament if it does not listen to the people?”

Unless MPs urgently start listening to and respecting the views of the people, extremism will become the vote winner.

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