meic wrote:For me it's not about left or right it's about acting for citizens or acting for wealthy/business.
To many of us that is how we see the left v right divide. The people v the capital.
It doesn't have to be that way.
Other countries manage to have some bits of policy from the left and others from the right. But first past the post doesn't allow for that. The policies are invariably those of the party in power.
Switzerland, Norway, Denmark, The Netherlands, Sweden... all are more business friendly, and have better social benefits than the UK.