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

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 03:56:19 UTC 2018

On 04/11/18 11:20, Paul Allen wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 4, 2018 at 12:10 AM Graeme Fitzpatrick 
> <graemefitz1 at gmail.com <mailto:graemefitz1 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     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
> elected.
>     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."



Leaving is as office=government is too broad .. could encompass a 
taxation office.
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