September 23, 2009
Euro MP Paul Nuttall has set himself a marathon task – holding a surgery in each of the 75 parliamentary constituencies in the North West before the end of the year. And these will not be ordinary political surgeries as they will all be held in a pub in each area.
“This is the launch my unique P2P campaign – Politics to the People. I have decided to hit the high road to bring politics to the voter,” said Mr Nuttall, North West MEP for the UK Independence Party. “European politics is so remote from the man in the street they have no idea who their MEPs are and what they do.
My campaign involves getting out and about and explaining exactly what Euro MPs do. “I also want to explain how the EU adversely affects their daily lives. It is vital to make it relevant to the electorate,” said Mr Nuttall.
“The more people who realise just how much of their every day life is dictated by unelected bureaucrats in Brussels the better. I appreciate that many people are fed-up with politicians and mistrust them.
“I want to get out and meet as many members of the public as I can and answer their questions honestly and build up a bond of trust.” he added. UKIP is currently arranging the venues and dates for the surgeries.