In many respects we have moved closer to our ideal of an apolitical democracy. The country has chosen not to wholly endorse any of the three tired old tribes and yet the parties continue to scrabble amongst the rubble in an entirely undemocratic process of ‘king making’.
“I want to see an end to big party tribal politics. As your MP I will be accountable only to you the people. Currently the views of the people of Newbury are not represented in parliament. Instead we have a member of a major party representing the views of the grandees of that party, to us in the constituency.”
We need to take full control of the banks we have already bailed out, and use them as the Nation’s bank, issuing our own money rather than borrowing it.
David Yates is standing for the Apolitical Democrats in the Newbury General Election 2010. He joined the army as an apprentice at age 16. He has lived locally since he first came to Newbury with the army in 1981. Although trained in the army as a land surveyor, he currently works as a builder. Aged 48, David is married with 4 children, 2 of whom still go to school locally. David is an active parent governor at their school. He is keen...