Editorial The by-election question should spark debate on our democracy

THE petition calling for MPs who resign their party whip to automatically trigger a by-election deserves support — but it should prompt a broader debate about democratising British politics.

The departure of seven longstanding Jeremy Corbyn critics on Monday is no cause for panic, and is certainly no cause for indulging the dishonest pitch from deputy leader Tom Watson demanding that Labour “change direction.”

The “Independent Group” has no policies — that was...
source: Morning Star Online

2019-02-19 20:23
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