The Quality of our Democracy is Much Strained .....
Descendants of Slave Traders now in Parliament
Many members of our Parliament cannot be chosen –
nor sacked – by the people in a general election. Some
inherit a right to sit in Parliament, to contribute to
making law over us, and to collect payments from the public
purse. This is not fair nor is it in any way democratic.
Some of these "Peers" inherited this right from
slave-trading ancestors, as documented in this article by
statues of slave traders are torn down, their heirs
sit untouched in the Lords
Campaign for direct democracy in Britain
Citizens' Initiative and Referendum I&R ~ GB
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