Re: Local Elections - Turnout.
There is no system that will give all you ask for, other than having a general referendum on all decisions that are made in Parliament, which is totally unworkable - nothing would ever get done.
Originally Posted by BikerMike
Unfortunately, there is no way to influence your MP how to vote in Parliament, other than not to vote for him at the next election. This is the problem with Party Politics and could only be changed if all MPs were Independents, which is unlikely; there will always be alliances of one sort or another.
I suppose you could always outlaw Party Whips, though!
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