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Letter: Toe The Party Line On Drugs - Or Else
Friday 16 Jan 1998
We now hear that the Labour Party have instructed all 60 MEPs to vote against the report being presented by Hedy D'Ancona, the former Dutch welfare, health and culture minister, who chaired the EU parliamentary commission on drugs. The report calls for EU harm-reduction policies, room for regional solutions and studies of alternatives. It concludes that the approach to solving the drugs 'problem' using heavy-handed tactics, has
How many of our elected representatives think for themselves? Judging by both their reaction to the changes in welfare benefits and their recent silence over the cannabis issue, not many.
Why don't we drop the pretense of democracy, get rid of all the Labour MPs and MEPs who so enthusiastically toe-the-party-line without question, and invest the money saved in cloning Tony Blair?
Whatever happened to democracy and the voice of the voters?
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