The Tory Pirate - Politics & Policy: Pirate Party Platform Spotlight (Part 4):Supporting Local Representation

A common complaint that the electorate has year-after-year is that MPs do not represent them. As party discipline has
tightened into a stranglehold it has, in effect, made it impossible for MPs to represent their constituents’ views in
Parliament. The Pirate Party rejects this model of how a party should be run. Fundamentally we see a political party as
an alliance of equals with shared values.

“The party will avoid the use of whipped votes in Parliament. Instead opting to seek caucus consensus through debate and discussion.”

No person matches their party’s policy platform exactly. Because of this leeway must be given (Read more…)