Politics, news, views, and eccentric links from Sandwell Councillor Bob Piper
Monday, February 27, 2006
Today sees the publication of the Power Report, claiming to be the biggest ever investigation into democracy in Britain. I haven't had a chance to look at it properly yet, but one thing stood out like a sore thumb. Apart from a former 'member of Hastings Young Persons Council' and the 'Chairman of the National Federation of Women’s Institutes' the members of the Commission seem to be lacking in any experience of, ermm, how can I put this nicely..... democracy!