LETTER: Does voter apathy threaten democracy?

By READER | 10/05/2017

LETTER: Does voter apathy threaten democracy?

THE reign of King John was a turning point in the history of England’s government. The barons — successfully — had said ‘no’ to the king, and made him do as they wanted. No king of England ever had unrestricted, or ‘absolute’, power again and within a century England saw the beginnings of Parliament.

On Politics Today I seriously ask the question: are they happy with the status quo scared to campaign wider increase of a power shift? Does voter apathy threaten British democracy?

Mark Robert Baron, Swinton


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