Politics is too important to leave to politicians.
I wanted to write a few words about why I'm standing for election on December 12th. I don't want to be an MP. That might seem like an odd way to start my pitch for the job, but I suppose that depends on whether you agree with Billy Connolly that "the desire to be a politician should bar you for life from ever becoming one". It looks like a horribly stressful way to earn a living, especially in the current political environment that sees many of our more sane and moderate poli