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How Bristol MPs voted on the WAR vote.
bristol | miscellaneous | news report Wednesday March 19, 2003 10:57 by Anarchist606 anarchist606 at hushmail dot com
How Bristol MPs voted...pro or anti war?
So the majority of MPs back war, oblivious to their supposed role to represent the wishes of those who elected them. Not that I expected much from MPs who have a long tradition of putting their career and party above democracy and who in the public eye, rate disastrous in term of trust. Take the Ekos Research Associates 'Rethinking Government' (March 1999) report which found that 87% of citizens have a high trust in nurses, compared to 46% for business leaders, 30% for federal public servants, and 13% for politicians. Yes, just 13% of people trust the politicians. And that was in '99! The figure drops by the year. Anyway...here the local Bristol MPs and how they voted: