Tuesday, 23 August 2011

Peter Black had an interesting post ...

... when he listed 6 questions asked of Michael Ellis, the MP for Northampton North.


I felt the answers to questions 2 through to 6 were predictable, how else would a politician answer other than to let the world know his constituency and its electorate were as important as family.  But question 1 was different ...


... it enquired of the politician who was his Biggest inspiration.  ......... the answer he gave, "Winston Churchill" tells us a little of the MPs character, or does it, Churchill has been described variously as an exceptional statesman and orator, an officer in the British Army, a historian, a writer, and an artist, the only British prime minister to have received the Nobel Prize in Literature, and he was the first person to be made an honorary citizen of the United States, he was also considered to be a fair bricklayer.  So exactly what inspired the politician.


I wonder how our Assembly politicians might have answered, I would have modified the question slightly too ...
...  who was your biggest inspiration, and why ?
How might the part leaders have answered, how might the members of the government have replied, and how might the remaining Assembly members answered the very simple but searching question.


I did leave a comment with Peter Black asking how he might have replied to the question, having spoke to some of his constituency there is no doubt the man is held in high esteem, certainly he is not afraid to hold the Assembly Government to account, but I wonder who inspired him and why ........

2 comments:

  1. Judging by his ties I would say Play School

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