Talking of Transparency...

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...now is the last moment you can write to your MP urging them to vote for a Speaker that supports openness. Here's what I've sent using WriteToThem:

This is just a quick note ahead of the voting to choose a new Speaker to urge you to vote for someone who is committed to transparency: without full openness in the coming months, Parliament will lose what little respect it currently enjoys.

Similarly, please vote for someone who sees the Internet as a way of connecting to voters, not just as a dangerous means of shining sunlight on the dark corners of politics. This means someone who is at home with those technologies, and uses them as a regular part of their daily life.

In particular, I would urge you to vote for those candidates that have responded to this initiative:

http://www.theyworkforyou.com/mps/speaker09

Thanks for your help.

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