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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