Sam Ashworth-Hayes Sam Ashworth-Hayes

The decomposing of the Conservative mind

Social media is destroying MPs’ decision-making abilities

The Chicxulub meteor did for the dinosaurs; Netflix saw off Blockbuster. When the time comes to write the history of the Conservative party, the period from 2016 to today might be termed the ‘Whatsappocalypse’. If the Online Safety Bill genuinely wants to make Britain a better place to live, it should start by banning MPs from using social media.

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