Are Politicians Out of Touch?

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Jun 22, 200928m
Are Politicians Out of Touch?
Jun 22 '0928m
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Michael Blastland asks if 'group-think' is distancing policy from the public and asks if our political elite have forgotten how most voters live. People measure their behaviour and beliefs by those around them, so MPs might have thought that the expenses system was reasonable. Might it also mean they have lost touch with what Britain is really like?

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