Only if the main parties diversify their candidates. Using focus groups is not an alternative for fresh blood.
By Peter Lewis: Edited by S W T Read
Are these our representatives, or are they beholden to the party first.
The divide between the composition of the parliament and the people it serves continues to widen.
Politics is driven by human nature. It makes sense that people with an interest in politics spend time in the offices of a politician. The parties should look outside this group more often.