Nick Clegg writes that 5 year fixed-term parliaments will have a profound effect and lead to greater stability in our political system.
If local authority councillor's term of office only run for four years then should not those of an MP? All things considered, local authorities implement rules handed down by central government as do MPs implement rules handed down by Brussels - where is the difference?
On the question of our political system, when will the Coalition begin to fulfill their aim - outlined in the Foreward to their 'manifesto' - of being regarded with admiration and not anger?
Just a couple of thoughts........