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Thread #166482   Message #4003804
Posted By: David Carter (UK)
08-Aug-19 - 11:51 AM
Thread Name: BS: Is this Brexit 4?
Subject: RE: BS: Is this Brexit 4?
BWM says:

"Our system of Parliamentary Democracy does not put any responsibility on MPs to do the bidding of their constituents - but it does require them to act in the best interests of their constituents, and the country as a whole."

And that is the point, and the whole of the point. It is the absolute foundation of our system of democracy, stated most famously by Burke in his Bristol speech in 1774. 1774 that is, and people still havn't grasped it.