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19.3.11

We the people or me the Duke?

The Executive Guide to how they control power in Britain | openDemocracy We do not live in a popular democracy, in which ‘we, the people’ control the way we are governed. Instead, we are subjects in a country ruled through Parliament by an executive which sits in the legislature and controls it.

Not to mention unelected feudal institutions such as the Duchy of Cornwall that seem to have far too much say over what happens in Kernow: “A Mysterious, Arcane and Unique Corner of our Constitution”: The Laws Relating to the Duchy of Cornwall (pdf).

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