Still more confirmation that ‘democracy’ is an illusion – no system respecting freedom would have party ‘whips’ telling supposed ‘representatives of the people’ how to vote – or else.
What a sick joke it all is.
‘Britain’s new Defence Secretary Phillip Hammond has warned Conservative MPs against disciplinary action if they defy the three-line whip in the Commons EU debate.
After Tories issued a 100,000-name petition to the government calling for a referendum on the country’s future in the European Union, the House of Commons decided to hold a debate over whether to stage a referendum on EU membership.
Nevertheless British Prime Minister David Cameron, faced with growing criticism over putting “the party interest before the national interest,” was forced to impose a three-line whip ordering conservatives to vote against the motion calling for a referendum.’