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    Hello!
    This is the place to ask the Labour Party questions, or sign up yourself which you can do by clicking here. Your questions can be about policy goals, or legislation we've already implemented; alternatively you can just say hello or ask us how we're doing! Because we try to reply to questions as quickly as possible, many of the answers will be the personal opinions of Labour MPs and not necessarily the party line. If you are asking a specific party member a question, please remember to tag them.

    Anyway, if you have a question, fire away.


    The Parliamentary Labour Party




    Labour's MPs

    In the current Parliament, the Parliamentary Labour Party consists of 12 MPs.

    The Leader
    RayApparently MP

    The Deputy Leader
    Kay_Winters MP

    The Chair
    DanE1998 MP

    MPs
    cranbrook_aspie MP
    cuppa MP
    DanE1998 MP
    emmald583 MP
    EricAteYou MP
    Kay_Winters MP
    KomradeKorbyn MP
    McRiteMP
    Quamquam123 MP
    RayApparently MP
    SoggyCabbages MP
    St. Brynjar MP





    Shadow Cabinet of Parliament XXIII



    Leader of the Opposition
    The Rt Hon. RayApparently MP

    Deputy Leader of the Opposition
    Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department and Public Services
    (Home Office; Health; Education; Transport)
    The Rt Hon. Kay_Winters MP

    Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
    Shadow Secretary for Enterprise, Work and Pensions
    (Business, Innovation & Skills;)
    The Rt Hon. McRite MP

    Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Defence and International Development
    (Foreign & Commonwealth Office; Defence; International Development)
    The Rt Hon. DanE1998 MP

    Shadow Secretary of State for the Environment, Energy, Agriculture and Natural Resources
    (Environment, Food & Rural Affairs)
    The Hon. SoggyCabbages MP

    Shadow Secretary of State for Constitutional Reform, Local Government and Devolution
    The Rt Hon. Quamquam123 MP

    Opposition Chief Whip
    The Hon. EricAteYou MP

    Crisis Committee Representative
    The Rt Hon. cranbrook_aspie MP
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    Okay, let's get this started:

    1. What do you think of the Tories?

    2. Define totalitarian.
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    why does GB say taxes are down when everyone who was on 10p rate will now be on the 20p rate? In what way have taxes been reduced?
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    (Original post by The Humble Mosquito)
    Okay, let's get this started:

    1. What do you think of the Tories?

    2. Define totalitarian.
    Well, Bernard, I don't like the Tories much. There are specific Tories who I do like, but not when they're spreading their politics about.

    A totalitarian is that of or relevant to a centralised government that refuses to tolerate opposing parties. A totalitarian state exercises dictatorial control over the country.
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    (Original post by Jangrafess)
    Well, Bernard, I don't like the Tories much. There are specific Tories who I do like, but not when they're spreading their politics about.

    A totalitarian is that of or relevant to a centralised government that refuses to tolerate opposing parties. A totalitarian state exercises dictatorial control over the country.
    Two out of two. I'm starting to think I might like this racket.
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    (Original post by JazzP)
    why does GB say taxes are down when everyone who was on 10p rate will now be on the 20p rate? In what way have taxes been reduced?
    Economics is not my strong point, being an eighteen year old with no training in the field. I'm going to leave this question on pending for one of our lot who knows better than I do. You're not being ignored. Also, please bear in mind that this thread is for discussion of the TSR Labour Party. Although I'm sure that we're more than willing to answer questions about them as well.
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    (Original post by The Humble Mosquito)
    Okay, let's get this started:

    1. What do you think of the Tories?

    2. Define totalitarian.
    1. Well personally I dislike polarising any party, a healthy person has a varied view depending on the topic at hand.

    2. A concentrated government without checks or balance. A regime that exercises authority via underhanded tactics, secret police etc.

    However I'm rather new to politics as a whole, so try to take what I say with a measure of salt.

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    Labour has bashed itself so hard over the head recently. I support them still because they're the only people decent enough to support but they make it hard for themelves.
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    (Original post by sohanshah)
    Labour has bashed itself so hard over the head recently. I support them still because they're the only people decent enough to support but they make it hard for themelves.
    I'm inclined to agree with this, if we're talking about the real life Labour Party. However, this thread is for the TSR Labour Party, which is more left-wing than the real life lot.

    In fact, I should edit this into the thread title.
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    Ok fine then: are you willing to support me on this issue *he smiles*???

    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show...0#post11645200
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    Oh and How do I join the TSR Labour Party?? Coz you can never be enough of a leftie!!
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    (Original post by sohanshah)
    Oh and How do I join the TSR Labour Party?? Coz you can never be enough of a leftie!!
    Um, then you join the socialists.
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    (Original post by sohanshah)
    Ok fine then: are you willing to support me on this issue *he smiles*???

    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show...0#post11645200
    I think that's a very good idea.

    Oh and How do I join the TSR Labour Party?? Coz you can never be enough of a leftie!!
    Go to My Account > Groups > then click apply on the Labour Party part, and I'll approve you.
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    (Original post by The Humble Mosquito)
    Um, then you join the socialists.
    Hey I never said I like socialists though. Infact I hate China sooooooooo much (technically they are Democratics but m'eh).
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    Can you join a party but not be an active member. I agree with the policies, but don't have the time to be wallowing in seas of legislation.
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    (Original post by Jangrafess)
    Go to My Account > Groups > then click apply on the Labour Party part, and I'll approve you.
    OK Done

    BTW mind if i put you on my sig???
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    (Original post by sohanshah)
    Hey I never said I like socialists though. Infact I hate China sooooooooo much (technically they are Democratics but m'eh).
    You said you can never be too left wing. We're far more left wing than Labour.

    With regards to China: I'm a socialist and I wrote a bill trying to enforce human rights around the world (I assume that's your problem with China).
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    Clause IV - yay or nay?
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    (Original post by Metrobeans)
    Can you join a party but not be an active member. I agree with the policies, but don't have the time to be wallowing in seas of legislation.
    Sure you can. Never knew you were Labour, Nick!

    (Original post by sohanshah)
    OK Done

    BTW mind if i put you on my sig???
    Cool, I'll go and accept you.

    Eep, I suppose not. I has a fan!
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    (Original post by alasdair_R)
    Clause IV - yay or nay?


    Just pick out the biggest thing that separates us from New Labour, so that we can have a nice spat about it, why don't you.

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