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Not being anything political but???

Started by: aitch (5487) 

Does anyone think it right for an MP who was elected for a particular party to suddenly change camps,surely the elecorate who put them in in the first place voted for a party and not the person so shouldnt they resign if they are unsettled and let the voters pick who they want.

Started: 31st Aug 2006 at 20:13

Posted by: harold (inactive)

If my MP did that he would go on his own.

Its completley wrong they should just resign
and get another job.

Replied: 31st Aug 2006 at 20:17

Posted by: john joseph (3197)

The simple answer Aitch is

YES and stand again in a by election in their new colours let the People chose

jj

Replied: 31st Aug 2006 at 20:31
Last edited by john joseph: 31st Aug 2006 at 20:32:21

Posted by: aussie roy (2574) 

Aitch,I disagree.When a person puts him or herself up for election it should be that person not the party you vote for otherwise why should it be necessary to elect an individual,just vote for your favourite political party and let them choose your representative.No,when I go to vote,and voting is compulsory in Oz,I select the candidate who I feel may represent my views and the policies for the general good but of course I don't always get it right because,guess what? he or she is inclined to follow party lines once they are elected,and put a different spin on their pre-election promises.As for changing allegiances I think that takes courage,it is just an advance on "crossing the floor" during parliamentary debate,so it's back to what I say,you should vote for the person not the party.

Replied: 1st Sep 2006 at 02:42

Posted by: billy (26053) 

politicions.....dohhhh
cometh the hour
cometh the man
hey man...when ya cometh???

Replied: 1st Sep 2006 at 10:07

Posted by: john joseph (3197)

Billy

New quote

Politicians...dohhh
Goeth the hour
Goeth the man
Hey tony man ..When ya goeth

jj

Replied: 1st Sep 2006 at 11:54

Posted by: getwom (inactive)

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Replied: 1st Sep 2006 at 14:22
Last edited by getwom: 19th Jul 2010 at 14:32:55

Posted by: billy (26053) 

crossing over???
i cant wait for the day this bunch of scots cross over to the scottish assembly .maybe we could get this country back on track. start by closing our borders before we become the minority.
i guess thats just wishfull thinking....is it ??

Replied: 1st Sep 2006 at 14:28

Posted by: aitch (5487) 

I disagree I voted for the party as I have always done, the MP we have I have never seen here, only on the telly and he is Scottish, but the point still remains irrespective of who the candidate was I voted for a party which I thought would help the working class, and although its not happened here I dont think I would like my MP to up sticks and defect to another side that would be making a mockery of who I voted for

Replied: 1st Sep 2006 at 15:35

Posted by: getwom (inactive)

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Replied: 1st Sep 2006 at 21:07
Last edited by getwom: 19th Jul 2010 at 14:33:49

Posted by: billy (26053) 

aitch mi lad.the controvesy you talk about is the fact that you chose to vote for a scot to look after your english opinions???once elected, this guy will follow party lines and to h**l with you.

Replied: 2nd Sep 2006 at 09:57

 

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