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Thursday, October 26, 2006


swatantra nandanwar

The question is who do they actually represent. Even though their constituencies may not be coterminus with the Commons, there will be someover lap. Unlike the MEP's who represent the European interest, constituents would find it difficult to know who to approach their Lords or their MP.
They could do a deal with their fellow Commoner and take over specific areas, but even then there would be relatively little case work involved; most of their time would be in revising legislation, and preening themselves. Unlike the American Senate a much smaller and more powerful body, our second chamber would be fairly impotent.

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