EU & UK – Democracy compared

On this basis the World’s oldest Parliamentary democracy has, I think, some improving to do…


  1. Sam Johnson -

    Problems with UK democracy

    First past the post
    A two party system
    Seats that never change hands
    Tens of millions without an MP who represents their views and no chance that they will get one
    The continuing use of the Royal prerogative
    An unelected House of Lords
    Devolved parliaments with limited powers
    The diminishment of local government
    A patchy mayoral system with conflicts with other authorities implicit in it
    A loss of faith in the processes of government and democracy as a result

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