SO IS THIS REAL PEOPLE POWER? Tory Leader Sets out Radical Reforms to Calm Outraged Voters
Byline: Tim Shipman Deputy Political Editor
DAVID Cameron promised yesterday that a Tory government would hand power to 'the man and woman on the street' disgusted by the behaviour of Britain's ruling classes.
In a landmark speech the Tory leader pledged to implement the most wide-reaching reforms in generations to clean up politics after the Westminster expenses scandal.
He made several pledges - to give ordinary voters the right to change local laws, slash the number of MPs by 10 per cent and force Whitehall mandarins to publish their expenses online. He also promised to 'seriously consider' the introduction of fixedterm Parliaments and giving MPs more …
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Publication information: Article title: SO IS THIS REAL PEOPLE POWER? Tory Leader Sets out Radical Reforms to Calm Outraged Voters. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Mail (London). Publication date: May 27, 2009. Page number: 12. © 2007 Daily Mail. COPYRIGHT 2009 Gale Group.
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