Name and shame MP’s opposing a referendum

I sent this to the Daily Express:

The report, that some MP’s are filibustering the bill to let us have a referendum on the  EU, is depressing.
It’s bad enough that such a referendum would not be possible before 2017; by which time our country would be in such a sad state that we would be beyond caring.
It seems that these politicians only “believe” in Democracy and The Will of The People, every 5 years, when they come begging us to vote them back into a seat on the Parliamentary Gravy Train.
Could you, as a newspaper, make it clear, at the run-up to the next General Election, which MP’s genuinely care about our wishes, by printing the names of all MP’s, who have presented an opposition to a Referendum.
This could be followed up by a list of all candidates, who are in favour of a Democratic vote.
It might help focus the minds of those trying to delay the bill, if their names and pictures were featured now.
 The printed version wasn’t too different:

Focus the minds of MPs trying to foil referendum

IT is depressing to read that some MPs are seemingly filibustering the bill to let us have a referendum on the EU (” `Plotters trying to stall EU vote”‘, July 19).

Labour and Lib Dem MPs have tabled a string of amendments to a private member’s bill in an apparent attempt to stall its progress through Parliament.

It’s bad enough that such a referendum would not be possible before 2017, by which time our country would be in such a sad state that we would be beyond caring.

It seems that these politicians `believe’ in democracy and the will of the people only every five years when they come begging us to vote them back into a seat on the Parliamentary gravy train.

In the run-up to the next general election we need to know which MPs genuinely care about our wishes and which have presented some opposition to a referendum.

It might help focus the minds of those trying to delay the bill if their names and pictures were published.

 

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