Charles Kennedy is the Leader of the Liberal Democrats and the MP for Ross, Skye and Inverness West in the Scottish Highlands. In 'The Future of Politics' he argues that without a fresh and innovative approach politics and government are in danger of going out of business. Charles Kennedy sets out his views on the problems and the solutions - he intends to reinvigorate politics by promoting a new agenda and inspiring a new generation of voters. He examines why people currently choose to get more involved in interest groups than political parties and the growing political disengagement and disillusionment of the young.
Charles Kennedy's mission is to ensure that politics promotes the freedom of the individual. That means government must do less, do more, and do different. In 'The Future of Politics' Charles Kennedy has created a new political language and a new form of address which provide radical solutions to the unprecedented problems of our society and the world today.