Thursday December 12, 2019

Paisley petition 'is a waste of time'

If Ian Paisley Junior is rejected by Recall, there is nothing to stop him standing once again for his own ‘vacant seat’. Indeed, he has already said he will stand in such a by-election

9th August, 2018
Ian Paisley Junior could run again despite 'Recall' plans. Pic: Getty

Well, well, well – imagine that! Imagine voters – members of the public - being given the chance to change their minds, to undo a vote, to go back and change the outcome of an election. And all lawful, already happening and without argument or tantrum or so-called ‘threat to democracy’.

The idea is that, should an MP receive a prison sentence or be suspended from the House for 21 days, a Recall...

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