Democracy – the ultimate power of ‘We’?


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Today is Blog Action Day and HelpGov is taking part for the third year running.

As a believer in the just-in-time philosophy as a way to do work I have followed my traditional course of only thinking about what I’d write at the last minute.

And not for the first time I had my Eureka moment in the shower this morning as BBC radio news reported that UK prime minister David Cameron and Scotland’s first minister Alex Salmond were meeting today to agree the terms of a referendum to be held on Scottish independence.

Those of you who’ve dipped in to the HelpGov blog before may have picked up that I have a view on the subject. But that’s not for now.

And the ‘We’ of this post are not Dave and Alex.

The point is that they are both elected leaders in a democratic system and they both have…

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