There is a palpable sense of frustration in Britain today as citizens feel that their wishes are far too often ignored by politicians and lawmakers at Westminster. From the creeping privatisation of the National Health Service to the imposition of fracking, the feeling that the country is run for the benefit of those in power smothers people’s natural desires to engage with society. People care about the area where they live. They want the best for their village and town; they often have a visceral attachment to the weft and warp of their locality and they want their politicians to reflect their ...


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