Why would anyone want to vote for a contracturally agreed party line robot? Three line whips and such-like force politicians to abandon any pretence at independent thought. We need less party discipline and more free thinking from our politicians.
No not the kind that go bang, the kind that politicians sign. There is some controversy in Belfast over the DUP’s insistence on candidates signing a contract which includes a pre-emptive signed letter of resignation and pre-agreement to potential fines of £20,000 for breaching party discipline.