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    (Original post by nixonsjellybeans)
    If you're only looking for an MP seat then that just defeats the point of being here. All it does is let you vote on polls. Join a party, contribute and earn a seat.
    How do both parties elect their MPs? Is it full democratic I will join the most democratic party.
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    (Original post by rsplaya)
    How do both parties elect their MPs? Is it full democratic I will join the most democratic party.
    It should be internal elections for all parties as far as I know but I can't see many parties giving an MP seat to somebody who has just joined over somebody whose been in the party for a while contributing and helping out.
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    (Original post by nixonsjellybeans)
    It should be internal elections for all parties as far as I know but I can't see many parties giving an MP seat to somebody who has just joined over somebody whose been in the party for a while contributing and helping out.
    Not if I have fresh ideas that inspire a grassroots movement.
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    Hello I am looking at joining your party however I fear as a Blairite I would not be accepted as your manifesto in the recent election shows this Labour is very much towards to Socialism section of left wing politics would I be better off in a different party or is there room for people like me? :lol:

    If you have any questions feel free to ask, I don't expect to be accepted into the party without being questioned first
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    (Original post by Krack)
    Hello I am looking at joining your party however I fear as a Blairite I would not be accepted as your manifesto in the recent election shows this Labour is very much towards to Socialism section of left wing politics would I be better off in a different party or is there room for people like me? :lol:

    If you have any questions feel free to ask, I don't expect to be accepted into the party without being questioned first
    We've just come out of a coalition with the Socialist Party, so you can expect we'd be somewhat more to the left than the status quo in order for that to work agreeably, but the Labour Party is a broad church with Blairite members and we've been more centrist in the past and probably will be more centrist at some point in the future. Best way to contribute to that if you want to do so is to start by joining.

    Generally speaking, most TSR parties are more "extreme" than their real-life counterpart, so the Conservatives are more rightwing, Labour more leftwing, and so on (UKIP being the odd exception, who are more centrist). If you didn't fancy us, your best bet would probably lie either with the Greens, who are probably similarly leftwing but prioritize different issues, or very possibly the Liberals, who are somewhat right-of-centre.
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    Dum dum dum dum dum dum dum dum Blair ah ahhhhhhh ruiner of the universe dum dum dum dum dum dum dum dum.
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    (Original post by obi_adorno_kenobi)
    Dum dum dum dum dum dum dum dum Blair ah ahhhhhhh ruiner of the universe dum dum dum dum dum dum dum dum.
    Was a good track. Not Bohemian good, but at least Break Free good. Criminally underrated.
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    (Original post by TopHat)
    We've just come out of a coalition with the Socialist Party, so you can expect we'd be somewhat more to the left than the status quo in order for that to work agreeably, but the Labour Party is a broad church with Blairite members and we've been more centrist in the past and probably will be more centrist at some point in the future. Best way to contribute to that if you want to do so is to start by joining.

    Generally speaking, most TSR parties are more "extreme" than their real-life counterpart, so the Conservatives are more rightwing, Labour more leftwing, and so on (UKIP being the odd exception, who are more centrist). If you didn't fancy us, your best bet would probably lie either with the Greens, who are probably similarly leftwing but prioritize different issues, or very possibly the Liberals, who are somewhat right-of-centre.
    I suppose it makes sense after looking through the Hansard :lol: it is nice to see that there are Blairites in the party, I may join now

    I looked at the Liberals and Green Party, the Liberals don't strike me as Liberal at all, I'm actually at a loss of what to call them but Liberal is not the name I use the Green Party doesn't appeal to me, great party but I don't feel that they are a right fit so it does look like the Labour party is for me

    Edit: Hmmm not a very welcoming bunch are we? :holmes:
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    (Original post by Krack)
    I suppose it makes sense after looking through the Hansard :lol: it is nice to see that there are Blairites in the party, I may join now

    I looked at the Liberals and Green Party, the Liberals don't strike me as Liberal at all, I'm actually at a loss of what to call them but Liberal is not the name I use the Green Party doesn't appeal to me, great party but I don't feel that they are a right fit so it does look like the Labour party is for me
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    (Original post by Krack)
    I suppose it makes sense after looking through the Hansard :lol: it is nice to see that there are Blairites in the party, I may join now

    I looked at the Liberals and Green Party, the Liberals don't strike me as Liberal at all, I'm actually at a loss of what to call them but Liberal is not the name I use the Green Party doesn't appeal to me, great party but I don't feel that they are a right fit so it does look like the Labour party is for me

    Edit: Hmmm not a very welcoming bunch are we? :holmes:
    Have some rep. If it turns out I hate you I will be sad.
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    (Original post by Krack)
    I suppose it makes sense after looking through the Hansard :lol: it is nice to see that there are Blairites in the party, I may join now

    I looked at the Liberals and Green Party, the Liberals don't strike me as Liberal at all, I'm actually at a loss of what to call them but Liberal is not the name I use the Green Party doesn't appeal to me, great party but I don't feel that they are a right fit so it does look like the Labour party is for me

    Edit: Hmmm not a very welcoming bunch are we? :holmes:
    That's not the long-time members. It's an unspoken rule you do not neg people in the MHoC - call it parliamentary privilege. :P As soon as the golden oldies turn up, they'll rep you back to +3.
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    One extra large coalition meal to go please, I don't mind it if you stick some greens on as long as the gherkins stay well clear :lol:
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    (Original post by Thunder and Jazz)
    Have some rep. If it turns out I hate you I will be sad.
    Ah you love a good Blairite
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    (Original post by obi_adorno_kenobi)
    Ah you love a good Blairite
    Funny, although the current office in joke is that I am the closet Green (this arises from the fact that our closet Tory and our madly partisan Lib Dem were loudly comparing the ways they hated the Green party and I piped up that they had a few good ideas).
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    (Original post by Thunder and Jazz)
    Funny, although the current office in joke is that I am the closet Green (this arises from the fact that our closet Tory and our madly partisan Lib Dem were loudly comparing the ways they hated the Green party and I piped up that they had a few good ideas).
    Hah, but at least it's an environmentally-friendly closet.
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    (Original post by Krack)
    I suppose it makes sense after looking through the Hansard :lol: it is nice to see that there are Blairites in the party, I may join now

    I looked at the Liberals and Green Party, the Liberals don't strike me as Liberal at all, I'm actually at a loss of what to call them but Liberal is not the name I use the Green Party doesn't appeal to me, great party but I don't feel that they are a right fit so it does look like the Labour party is for me

    Edit: Hmmm not a very welcoming bunch are we? :holmes:
    Try adding the word Democrat to the Liberal Party and that might help you to have some idea of what they're about.

    Also welcome! Though I'll disagree with you on many occasions, it's good to see some fresh faces.
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    (Original post by toronto353)
    Try adding the word Democrat to the Liberal Party and that might help you to have some idea of what they're about.

    Also welcome! Though I'll disagree with you on many occasions, it's good to see some fresh faces.
    They don't strike me as being similar to the Liberal Democrats but it helps somewhat

    Well I don't know what party you're in but I am sure we won't, I am more open to different ideas when it comes to finding a solution should the ideas be logical
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    (Original post by Krack)
    They don't strike me as being similar to the Liberal Democrats but it helps somewhat

    Well I don't know what party you're in but I am sure we won't, I am more open to different ideas when it comes to finding a solution should the ideas be logical
    They've shifted slightly, but their last guise was as TSR Liberal Democrats.

    I'm the leader of TSR UKIP and Deputy Speaker so while I'm leading TSR UKIP, I'm sure that we might.
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    (Original post by Krack)

    I looked at the Liberals and Green Party, the Liberals don't strike me as Liberal at all, I'm actually at a loss of what to call them but Liberal is not the name I use :
    You're not alone on that one, believe me.

    But welcome to the MHoC anyway. Gave you some rep to make up for the negs.
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    looks like we have a hit and run neg going on in here. :/
 
 
 
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