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Speaker Martin hangs on by his fingertips!


This crisis is good for democracy, of course there will be cynics and people who switch off but in the long run, the House of Commons must begin a process of reform and this reform must meet the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act. We also need the power of recall so that miscreant MPs can be sacked and replaced.

Speaker Martin might have talked himself out of trouble today but sooner or later the question his own sacking is creeping closer.  He should however be joined by those MPs who have abused the expenses system.

BBC NEWS: “The Speaker of the House of Commons has made a statement to MPs amid growing calls for him to quit over his handling of the expenses furore…”

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