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Universal Credit

I know as I age
Thought processes start to wander
But sauce for the goose
Is surely fitting for the gander.
A proper selection progress
To check the motivation
Of that worthy band
Who seek to govern our Nation.
Means Test the Members
As they take their seat
Shouldn't take too long,
5 or 6 weeks to complete.
Those whose straitened means
Leave them on their arse bones
 Could  be elegible for
Interest free repayable loans.
No salaries for the very rich,
Surely Serving from altruism
Pride and honour will surely
Stop them screwing the system.
Hostels for the Members
No need for second residence
Let austerity for them
Take it's proper precedence.
If they start to complain,
If any have the nerve
Be they gently reminded
It was they who chose to serve.
Government by Videoconference
Maybe then they wouldn't cower
From the Party machine
And the Chief Whips Power.
More time in their constituency,
Dealing with their voters' needs,
Not isolated up in London
With the arrogance that breeds.
These terms may sound harsh
But it may deter that class of folk
Who serve for their own ends and
Regard democracy as a joke,
While providing a system
Of proper sustenance and care
For that worthy few
With valid reasons for being there.

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