Sunday, 17 May 2009

Got Radical Leadership? Yes Thanks,

I consider this to be fantastic news.

Clegg has not only called for the current speaker to resign, but he has added the rider that greater reform is needed.

A written constitution and potential electoral reform could follow!

Oh joy!

He may have been a little slow out of the starting gate, but I'll give him the benefit of the doubt, as he is the first leader to pipe up and I guess it was only fair that he give every opportunity to the speaker to make amends for his appalling failure.

There are certain standards which do amount to a line in the sand and we should be more forceful in standing up for them. There have been claims made for 'leadership' and 'lack of leadership' over the subject, but this is a leader being forthright - I want more.

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