Two much-neglected institutions that uphold our liberty and prosperity are Parliamentary democracy and the rule of law. With abuses of democracy like the Lisbon Treaty in mind, I entered the House of Commons in 2010 with the aim of contributing to the recovery of our Parliamentary system.
A robust recall mechanism is integral to the reforms we need if the public are to begin having trust in Parliament. Such a system must function as a mechanism of genuine democratic recall while not being open to abuse.
Mr. Goldsmith’s Bill would achieve proper accountability: I was delighted to give my support today. You can read more about the Bill here.