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    (Original post by DayneD89)
    So at this time do you support more lib dem policy or more labour policy?
    I'm not sure, it's probably about even. I'd be more likely to vote labour because they have some backbenchers that are left wing, but i do like the Lib Dems, it depends on my area though, if libs are more likely to get a seat i'd go for them.
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    (Original post by paperclip)
    I'm not sure, it's probably about even. I'd be more likely to vote labour because they have some backbenchers that are left wing, but i do like the Lib Dems, it depends on my area though, if libs are more likely to get a seat i'd go for them.
    So you vote based on likelyhood of winning, as opposed to who has the best policy?

    A new question; do you favour fptp? If not what sytem would you like to see?
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    (Original post by DayneD89)
    So you vote based on likelyhood of winning, as opposed to who has the best policy?

    A new question; do you favour fptp? If not what sytem would you like to see?
    I prefer the French system, where initially you vote for who you want to, and then it's the final run off, to help eliminate tactical voting.

    I'd prefer a direct democracy, but obviously this is not feasible.
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    (Original post by paperclip)
    I prefer the French system, where initially you vote for who you want to, and then it's the final run off, to help eliminate tactical voting.

    I'd prefer a direct democracy, but obviously this is not feasible.
    Id support a move to ams. Direct democracy would be better but it has problems.

    New question. Would you support a restoration of the old vat rate in order to fund a tax cut for the poor?
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    (Original post by DayneD89)
    Id support a move to ams. Direct democracy would be better but it has problems.

    New question. Would you support a restoration of the old vat rate in order to fund a tax cut for the poor?
    Of course i would, depending how much the tax cut would be.
    I'd also love to see a new tax rate for those earning over £300,000/£500,000 in order to fund a tax cut to the poor
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    (Original post by paperclip)
    Of course i would, depending how much the tax cut would be.
    I'd also love to see a new tax rate for those earning over £300,000/£500,000 in order to fund a tax cut to the poor
    So again you agree with lib dem plans. You odviously support unis being free due to your recent socialist bill. So do you support a legalisation of cannabis?
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    (Original post by DayneD89)
    So again you agree with lib dem plans. You odviously support unis being free due to your recent socialist bill. So do you support a legalisation of cannabis?
    Can you take this to the Ask a Socialist thread please? kthanks
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    (Original post by DayneD89)
    So again you agree with lib dem plans. You odviously support unis being free due to your recent socialist bill. So do you support a legalisation of cannabis?
    Yup, though i'd need to look into the vat/tax differences. I've said it before many times (remember when we were comparing the political compass of our respective parties), the current Lib Dems are more left then labour, which is ridiculous.
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    (Original post by Metrobeans)
    Can you take this to the Ask a Socialist thread please? kthanks
    My questions were also for you.
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    (Original post by paperclip)
    Yup, though i'd need to look into the vat/tax differences. I've said it before many times (remember when we were comparing the political compass of our respective parties), the current Lib Dems are more left then labour, which is ridiculous.
    Do you (and tsr labour) think that labour will move left again soon, and will you be voting labour despite them being right wing?
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    (Original post by DayneD89)
    Do you (and tsr labour) think that labour will move left again soon, and will you be voting labour despite them being right wing?
    I think after they lose the next election they will go back to their old ways, realising their old ways have failed, i think labour still have hope. However, labour are our best bet to keep the tories out, i'm undecided between them and the Lib Dems atm.
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    (Original post by paperclip)
    I think after they lose the next election they will go back to their old ways, realising their old ways have failed, i think labour still have hope. However, labour are our best bet to keep the tories out, i'm undecided between them and the Lib Dems atm.
    Do you agree that the lib dems have better policy?
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    (Original post by DayneD89)
    Do you agree that the lib dems have better policy?
    In most cases, yes, but in Ealing it's Labour vs Tory, and i'm not gonna live in a tory hotspot :dry:

    Oh, and for mayor of london i disagreed with lib dems, labour were pretty much the only ones who didn't wanna privatise TFL
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    Why is it only the Socialists who can 'play politics' to any degree of skill??

    To balance this out: Do you support the 50% tax band? Do you support the Car scrappage allowance? Do you support the Equality Bill? Do you support the National Minimum Wage? Do you support a massive injection of help for the unemployed?
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    (Original post by Alasdair)
    Why is it only the Socialists who can 'play politics' to any degree of skill??

    To balance this out: Do you support the 50% tax band? Do you support the Car scrappage allowance? Do you support the Equality Bill? Do you support the National Minimum Wage? Do you support a massive injection of help for the unemployed?
    Yes - though I'm not sure everyone in my party would agree.
    In principle, yes.
    Haven't had a chance to properly look through this yet. I'll get back to you.
    Yes.
    Yes.
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    Dayne, I will get round to answering your questions. You have asked quite a lot - I do wonder if this is your way of deciding which party(ies) you'll approach for a coalition!
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    (Original post by Metrobeans)
    Dayne, I will get round to answering your questions. You have asked quite a lot - I do wonder if this is your way of deciding which party(ies) you'll approach for a coalition!
    I have a good idea who i will aproach already.
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    (Original post by Metrobeans)
    Dayne, I will get round to answering your questions. You have asked quite a lot - I do wonder if this is your way of deciding which party(ies) you'll approach for a coalition!
    Or who to embarrass during the election
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    (Original post by DayneD89)
    Do you (and tsr labour) think that labour will move left again soon, and will you be voting labour despite them being right wing?
    While Labour may move further left (especially if they lose the next election), there won't be any dramatic shifts in direction, yet I will still vote for Labour. Despite their lean to the right in recent years, they are the only party that are serious opposition to the Tories.

    As Dipak points out, it's either Labour or Tories in Ealing - I know where my vote's going. If TfL had pressed ahead with the tram scheme, Ealing, Acton and Shepherds Bush would most certainly have turned blue. Now, I'm not so sure.
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    (Original post by DayneD89)
    So you vote based on likelyhood of winning, as opposed to who has the best policy?

    A new question; do you favour fptp? If not what sytem would you like to see?
    Ditto paperclip's answer.
 
 
 
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