The public should be able to find out which elected official is behind a decision and why it was made, reports the Daily Mail, Monday 23 July 2018.
That is one of a number of policy proposals that tries to address to gap between politicians and the public as polling shows the public don’t trust any layer of elected officials to act in their best interests. The policy comes from ‘Who Governs Britain?’ – written by Matt Warman MP and published by the Centre for Policy Studies – and sits alongside other suggestions including giving the public control over the look of new housing developments and asking the government to work with social media companies to consider legislation on targeted online advertising at election time.
Click here to read the full piece on the Mail website.
‘Who Governs Britain?’ is published by the Centre for Policy Studies and available to download here.
Date Added: Monday 23rd July 2018