"Getting to the top of their profession, Trade Union, Constabulary, armed force, religious body, charitable body, business organisation etc. would ensure that the Lords is packed with people who have real world experience, know what they are talking about and hold the respect of the sectors from which they came." (my emphasis)And bugger the respect of the taxpayer who has to pay for this?
It is highly debatable whether any of the above, having got to the top of their profession, possess the faintest idea what they are talking about.
This is an example of Conservative 'thinking'? Oh, wait..............
What we have here is another 'idea' for yet more 'government', which begs the repeat of a question posed by Ian Parker-Joseph - and one that I have repeated more than once. No-one has yet managed to answer.
"If you don’t believe that Britain is governed totally by political rules, regulations, orders and diktats, please name me 6 everyday activities, yes, just six, that you undertake that does not require a. permission, b. licence, c. regulated action, d. regulated packaging, materials, ingredients, tools etc. i.e. 6 activities that never touch the state or a regulator."Well, anyone fancy a crack?