A Full and Comprehensive Democracy

Full and comprehensive democracy:

Central and local governments to be elected by Alternative Voting system - representatives must attain more than 50% of the vote. They can be recalled by the wishes of more than 50% electorate, their pay to be limited to national average, and their voting records and expenses published online.

A Upper House would be elected on a Proportional Representative basis. They would serve ten year terms, their pay to be limited to national average, and their voting records and expenses published online.

Head of State to be abolished. All property to be seized by the state and used for the common good.

All companies above a certain size (revenues of over £10m?) to be made in to Co-ops. Workers would then vote on the co-op management model and pay structure they wished to be implemented.

Christine Farquharson Apr 6, 2015

To start off the comments for this phase, here is a summary of what was said in the previous phase:

- JimF: Liked the declared objective (abolition of the monarchy). Alternative vote is not a substantial improvement. Stated reforms to the House of Lords would make it too similar to the first. Company reform proposals shouldn't be part of the constitution

- cosimomontagu: Too many ideas. Against the seizure of property.

As we start phase 2, it's especially important to vote for/against ideas and comments! Idea authors will use the input from the comments to tweak their original submissions to create a concise statement of the relevant principles.

Andrew Bulovsky Apr 13, 2015

Are there thoughts for how this relates to the Government? If so, please post proposals for language that the community may then discuss.

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