Meet Kevin Mitchell – Independent Candidate in the upcoming BC election kevinmitchell.ca/independent.ht…
— Independents (@Independents) April 23, 2013
“Most MPs are bit players in today’s parliamentary system, with the average backbencher merely acting as an ombudsman for constituents on non-partisan issues and as a local sales representative for his/her political party on the big issues”.
This could have been last week!”
View from the backbench: MP Brent Rathgeber says he is a loyal Conservative but no ‘yes man’ natpo.st/11FyJDf – Must read
— Independents (@Independents) April 19, 2013
This is a great interview with a Canadian Conservative back bencher. The questions continue:
What is the role of the MP?
Who does the MP represent?
Where do the loyalties of an MP lie?
The Harper Government is demonstrating why Independent Candidates are vital for democracy.