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The system we now have is one of “elected tyranny”, where, provided governments have a large enough parliamentary majority, they continue in power until legally obliged to call a General Election, irrespective of their competence; and become ever more out of touch with the nation. The floor of the House of Commons has become little more than an ill-attended, empty shell, apart from the weekly “spectacle” of Prime Minister’s Question Time.

Howard Flight ‘The number of independently-minded MPs of stature can be virtually counted on one hand’ ConservativeHome.