Rachel from North London tells an appalling story of her father’s attempt to ask a simple question of Charles Clarke (who, as well as being the Home Secretary, is also his MP). Clarke took umbrage at the question and accused Rachel’s father of insulting him. Please read the full story as I can’t do it justice here without cutting and pasting the whole thing.
It’s clear that our current government see accountability to the electorate as nothing but an annoyance that they avoid whenever possible. How can they possibly justify treating the electorate this way?