The constitution has racist sections, but 44 is not one of them

Crikey readers on the section 44 debacle and recent retail figures.

On the media coverage of the section 44 debacle

Niall Clugston writes:  Re. "Media hounds bay for blood over section 44, to their (and our) detriment"(Monday)

According to Christopher Warren: "Section 44 is fundamentally undemocratic because it restricts who voters can choose to represent them. It was because our forefathers, in the grip of 19th-century nativism, were fearful that voters, left to their own devices, may not always chose MPs of good British stock."

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One thought on “The constitution has racist sections, but 44 is not one of them

  1. Draco Houston

    “merely trying to ensure that MPs did not have divided loyalties”
    It didn’t and doesn’t ensure that.

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