What I would do if I was put in charge of the UK.
1: Stop sending aid to countries that used to be part of the British Empire.
2: Move the UK government to a more central location, such as Darlington.
3: Regional governments divided into Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, North England, South England.
4: Decentralise governmental responsibilities.
4a: UK government would be responsible for issues relating to the whole UK (Note 1).
4b: Regional governments' responsibilities would cover everything within their region not covered by the UK government (Note 2).
4c: Local governments (counsils) would be responsible for anything specific to their local area (note 3).
5: Immigration applications will only be approved for applicants who have a professional/academic qualification, and proven competence in the English language, both oral and written.
6: Flat percentage income tax for everyone.
7: No inheritance tax (death duties), no stamp duty
8: Re-nationalise public transport.
9: Every new home must have solar pannels.
10: Two levels of human rights (Standard and Basic). Criminals serving sentences would have basic human rights.
11: Temporary indentured service for non-violent crimes.
12: Whole-life prison sentences for murder, the only possible sentence.
Note 1, UK Gov Responsibilities:
- Major transport - Railways, motorways and 'A' roads
- Customs & border control - Airports, Seaports
- Foreign relations
Note 2, Regional Gov Responsibilities include:
- Minor transport - minor roads, public transport
- public institutions of national importance
Note 3, Local Gov Responsibilities include:
- Rubbish & recycling
- public facilities/institutions of local importance