[Tagging] tagging for an office of the local representative to parliament

Paul Allen pla16021 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 4 00:20:44 UTC 2018

On Sun, Nov 4, 2018 at 12:10 AM Graeme Fitzpatrick <graemefitz1 at gmail.com>

> Question though (more for someone in Europe) - is a "Member of the
> European Parliament" elected, or just appointed by their home country? Are
> they a "politician" as such?

Elected.  They don't serve any useful purpose since the EU is run by
unelected bureaucrats, but they're

Is there another overall term for elected people? (& yes, I can think of
> quite a few terms for them, but I don't think we should be marking any of
> them on the map! :-))

My local councillor is elected.  Is she counted in this scheme of things?
Local government is
government and getting elected is politics.  Even though it has US
connotations, a general term
might be "representative."

That's why I said this is a can of annelids.  In a rabbit hole.

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