The Fantasy of British Democracy

“Fifteen people can alter your life and mine irrevocably, plus the lives of every man woman and child in the United Kingdom if Westminster’s MPs so desire, and they can do it on an overnight sitting without warning.”

“Those fifteen – three unelected – can remove any, or all, of Scotland’s devolutionary powers, and indeed, can and have warned they will take all sorts of retribution if Scotland fails to win its plebiscite for genuine democracy.”

Grouse Beater

The Chamber of the House of Lords The Chamber of the House of Lords

What is the statutary quorum required for the House of Commons to pass a Bill?     Answer: 12.

What is the statutary quorum required for the House of Lords to endorse a Bill?
Answer: 3

Fifteen people can alter your life and mine irrevocably, plus the lives of every man woman and child in the United Kingdom if Westminster’s MPs so desire, and they can do it on an overnight sitting without warning.

Let no one try to convince you that is good, healthy democracy at work. It sucks.

Those fifteen – three unelected – can remove any, or all, of Scotland’s devolutionary powers, and indeed, can and have warned they will take all sorts of retribution if Scotland fails to win its plebiscite for genuine democracy.

In a desperate bid to stymie real rights and real justice for Scotland, London’s politicians and…

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About Hugh Wallace

Soldier, sailor, policeman, engineer, scientist, democrat, socialist, environmentalist, advocate of Scottish Independence
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