(Contd. Part 2 of 2)
Of course, it’s a shoddy state of democracy if we are seriously expected to sit idly by as our representatives take free gifts from extremely wealthy lobbyists and then trot down to Westminster to make the laws that we are all supposed to abide by. Why are the shooting industry and their political friends so afraid of the keen eye of accountability?
Even David Cameron gets it: in 2010 he said the dubious relationship between politicians and lobbyists is ‘the next big scandal waiting to happen’.
A robust, open debate is the least we deserve and the campaign continues..