Our democracy in Britain allows you to vote once every five years and -- for the vast majority -- gives you no power over public affairs in the long period between elections
DO YOU WANT
to be able to decide on important public issues in addition to just voting for politicians? Then you need citizens' initiative, which can strike out laws and make new ones, over-ruling politicians if need be ...
to be part of an electorate which can veto an unwanted bill or law? Then you need the optional, citizen-triggered referendum!
to be entrusted as a matter of course with decisions by referendum on constitutional proposals? -- such as the way we elect our MPs, adopting a new currency or not (euro), major reform of second chamber of parliament, accepting a european constitution or not.
DO YOU WISH
to be able to use these well tried methods of democracy within your lifetime? (irony intended) ...
that your children and grandchildren will be enabled to use these well-tried methods of democracy, so to take part effectively in public decisions which affect them and their children?
DO YOU SHARE THESE AIMS? IF SO, THEN SUPPORT THIS CAMPAIGN!
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