Death of democracy is confirmed as Cameron ignores the will of Parliament

Vox Political

Ladies and gentlemen of the United Kingdom, your plight is worsening: The government now no longer pays any attention to the decisions of your Parliamentarians.

You’ll remember that a debate was held on Monday, in which MPs called for an inquiry into the effect of changes to the benefit system – introduced by the Conservative-led Coalition government – on the incidence of poverty in this country; the question was whether poverty was increasing as a result of the so-called reforms.

Parliament voted massively in favour of the inquiry (125 votes for; two against), as reported here.

We considered it a great victory at the time, and looked forward to the commissioning of the inquiry and its eventual report.

Now that dream is in tatters as Michael Meacher, the MP who brought the motion to Parliament, has reported that nothing is to happen and the government is ignoring the vote.

It seems…

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One thought on “Death of democracy is confirmed as Cameron ignores the will of Parliament

  1. lets get a early election if were allowed to speak or asked seems like were gagged as human beigs wheres great britian gone ill not put that on a form any more its uk now thats nothing carnt the queen have input, the lords can do bits why not get a petition out for all to sign who want them out and a early election stop them now

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