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Section 6.1. The electorate are empowered to raise a Petition to Recall a Member of Parliament, hereafter referred to as an MP.

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    Administrator #1  •  2020-08-16 22:30:57

    Section 6.1. Section 6.1. The electorate are empowered to raise a Petition to Recall a Member of Parliament, hereafter referred to as an MP.

      • Arfem

        Section 6.1. Being “entitled” to recall an MP or raise a petition for that purpose requires organisation. In this country we have Party organisations but no Constituency organisations where all voters – irrespective of Party, can meet formally to interact directly with their elected MP. There have been several instances of MPs behaving badly and being dismissed from their Party but continuing in office and collecting their salary & expenses until the next election.
        A Burgh or Community Council is less “political” and could arrange this if suitably empowered.
        Please see proposed amendment to Section 12.18

          • Arfem

            Section 6.1. Achieved by formally establishing Constituency Associations on call to convene as and when needed to better connect the electorate to their MP. A constitutional forum where controversial policies or proposed legislation can be debated at the grass roots; replacing a second chamber but also where local experts for Select Commissions are nominated; petitions and referendums considered and formally initiated etc. Vote for CAs at https://cfs-hub.co.uk/comments/768

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      • Miles

        Section 6.1. Affected by my comments made earlier in this constitution exercise.

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