Westminster feels as distant to many individuals as Brussels. We’d like a democratic revolution to interrupt the maintain of Westminster and the Metropolis over our politics, and present those that they’ll and may have the ability to attain what they need to obtain.
Six of the 10 poorest areas in northern Europe are within the UK, as a result of for too lengthy the destiny of our areas has been within the fingers of people that solely go to them for a photograph op in a hi-vis jacket. So energy must be nearer to folks geographically, with significant new powers and funding devolved to native stage to develop native economies, spend money on communities and construct council houses.
We spoke in regards to the economic system within the basic election, however we didn’t have something to say to individuals who’d misplaced belief with democracy. And after the Iraq warfare, the bills scandal and the austerity lie that we’re all in it collectively, who can blame them? So to comply with our path to energy, we are going to champion a democratic revolution. And simply step one can be scrapping the Home of Lords and creating an elected senate representing our areas and nations, to scrutinise how each regulation impacts inequality, the setting and our folks’s wellbeing.