…others say MPs worry far too much about public opinion

What would I design for my MP, and why? Well…

How about a pair of ear muffs to block out all the jibber jabber. The ever-increasing use of social media, 24/7 news, blogs and real-time opinion polls, as they had in the US during the last presidential election, have left politicians floating in the wind, worrying more about what the public think than doing what’s right. ‘

We only have to think of the demise of Zaha Hadid’s amazing Welsh Opera House to know what can happen when the public get involved.

Nick Couch, Figtree Network, by e-mail

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