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Would you like to see a debate happen about the monarchy?

As we approach the end of the Queen's reign the country needs an honest, grown-up debate about the monarchy. We need to stop and ask ourselves: Can't we just choose our next head of state? With polls showing young people wanting an elected head of state, the succession of King Charles will be a major turning point in the monarchy's history and in the growth of Britain's republican movement. There is going to be Billboards about this up and down the country. Interested?


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TeresaC53 Original Poster
23rd Jul 2021 14:43:19
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Billboards start going up on Monday!

On Monday July 26 the first 12 billboards will start to go up around the UK!

They won't all go up on the same day, but should all be up by the end of next week.

As they go up we'll add new updates and let you know exactly where they are. Be sure to go and see them, get photos and selfies and share on social media or email them to Republic.

Thank you for your amazing support and for making these billboards a reality!
TeresaC53 Original Poster
18th Jul 2021 11:30:23
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Republic don't support the US model of president or France it supports something like they have in Ireland. The president Michael D Higgins who is not involved in running the government but there to represent the people and Ireland abroad.

https://president.ie/en/the-president/michael-d-higgins
TeresaC53 Original Poster
17th Jul 2021 10:18:42
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There is a zoom meeting to debate monarchy on YouTube if anybody interested?

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Ab7nZv6q7bo&feature=youtu.be
TeresaC53 Original Poster
17th Jul 2021 07:32:55
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At last - looking forwards to seeing them, and the outrage that ensues!
TeresaC53 Original Poster
16th Jul 2021 08:56:56
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Interesting comments from supporters Billboard Campaign

"Any of our children should be able to aspire to be elected Head of Stat. Such a position should not be owned by a family descended from a bunch of what were essentially medieval gangsters and mafioso."
TeresaC53 Original Poster
14th Jul 2021 11:29:56 (Last activity: 15th Jul 2021 06:21:06)
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Over £15,000 donated on crowdfunder of a £30,000 target 8 days left well over 600 supporters
Response from Paul53 made on 14th Jul 2021 14:55:16
Oh! 600? That's around o.0o1% of the population. People always seem to want change with no real idea what would be better than what we already have. What would a 'president' do? what powers would they have? Why go to the expense of an election if all we want anyway is a figurehead. At least we know what we are getting with the monarchy. I might agree if there was proposed a complete change in the system of government with 2 elected houses and proportional representation. That's never going to happen as the current system suits the 2 main parties in England so why would they change what, for them, is a perfect way of protecting their little clubs.
Response from TeresaC53 Original Poster made on 14th Jul 2021 18:55:04 > @Paul53
" I might agree if there was proposed a complete change in the system of government with 2 elected houses and proportional representation".

Yes that is what's proposed.

From Republic UK
Response from Lionel made on 14th Jul 2021 23:13:08 > @TeresaC53
Well, since you once declared you were resident in Germany I must ask why you want to change matters here.

Would you be better employing your skills in dealing with the latent Nazi movement in Germany and Austria?

Don't say it doesn't exist; I know just too well it does.
Response from TeresaC53 Original Poster made on 15th Jul 2021 06:21:06 > @Lionel
Don't know where you get that idea from I am from England lived here all my life born and bread in Cornwall

I once compared the German president same as Irish president who are elected to serve the people to the monarchy where the queen can only ever do what the PM asks not for the interests of the people she has no role to play, she is pointless and powerless so monarchy gives.government hatoo much power with no checks
TeresaC53 Original Poster
14th Jul 2021 19:03:45
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