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    (Original post by Clayton2k14)
    When does Mechie officially leave office?
    I'll officially leave when the new leader is elected, but I'm on holiday at the moment so I'll be a bit reduced in my activity
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    (Original post by StatusRed)
    I'm not running for the position.
    Even though you're the most active member of your party?
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    (Original post by Cheese_Monster)
    Even though you're the most active member of your party?
    So what exactly? That doesn't mean that I should, or want to be the leader.

    I believe the most important position for activity in the party is the chair, which is why I ran for that position.
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    (Original post by Clayton2k14)
    When does Mechie officially leave office?
    There is something extremely fishy about you.
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    (Original post by StatusRed)
    So what exactly? That doesn't mean that I should, or want to be the leader.

    I believe the most important position for activity in the party is the chair, which is why I ran for that position.
    Where's the table? What exactly does a chair do? Surely a leader is more important than a chair.
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    (Original post by Cheese_Monster)
    Where's the table? What exactly does a chair do? Surely a leader is more important than a chair.
    Join the party if you want to learn more about the party.
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    Can you disclose who's running in the Labour leadership election?
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    (Original post by Endless Blue)
    There is something extremely fishy about you.
    How so?
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    (Original post by StatusRed)
    Join the party if you want to learn more about the party.
    No, this is the Labour Party Question Thread, can you not answer a rather simple question about your party's structure?
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    (Original post by Cheese_Monster)
    No, this is the Labour Party Question Thread, can you not answer a rather simple question about your party's structure?
    I did. My answer is to join the party if you're that interested.
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    (Original post by StatusRed)
    Join the party if you want to learn more about the party.

    (Original post by Cheese_Monster)
    Where's the table? What exactly does a chair do? Surely a leader is more important than a chair.
    I have no idea why you're taking this attitude with Cheese_Monster, SR. You've already told plenty of other people about the role of the Chair, and were actually encouraging Birchington to introduce one for the Liberals! A polite explanation, or link to the previous explanation, would surely have been a much better and fairer answer?

    (Original post by Superunknown17)
    Can you disclose who's running in the Labour leadership election?
    I'd rather not, personally, but if anyone wants to that is their prerogative. I can say we have two strong candidates though, and we will post here in due course once the leader has been decided.
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    (Original post by Endless Blue)
    I have no idea why you're taking this attitude with Cheese_Monster, SR. You've already told plenty of other people about the role of the Chair, and were actually encouraging Birchington to introduce one for the Liberals! A polite explanation, or link to the previous explanation, would surely have been a much better and fairer answer?



    I'd rather not, personally, but if anyone wants to that is their prerogative. I can say we have two strong candidates though, and we will post here in due course once the leader has been decided.
    Exactly, I'm not repeating myself. He could go back one page and see the entire explanation.
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    (Original post by StatusRed)
    Exactly, I'm not repeating myself. He could go back one page and see the entire explanation.
    Let's be honest, if you do want members to join (and although I can't see Cheese_Monster doing so I assure you he would be a great asset) there are better ways to go about it than adopting this kind of attitude. It wouldn't hurt you to link to the post, or at least not to give him such a silly response.


    (Original post by Cheese_Monster)
    No, this is the Labour Party Question Thread, can you not answer a rather simple question about your party's structure?
    The Chair is mainly responsible for the admin work within the party - sending out updates via PM, maintaining internal threads, and applying the constitution. The Leader is still responsible for the juicy stuff, manifestos, coalitions, whips, membership, etc etc.
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    (Original post by Saoirse:3)
    Let's be honest, if you do want members to join (and although I can't see Cheese_Monster doing so I assure you he would be a great asset) there are better ways to go about it than adopting this kind of attitude. It wouldn't hurt you to link to the post, or at least not to give him such a silly response.

    The Chair is mainly responsible for the admin work within the party - sending out updates via PM, maintaining internal threads, and applying the constitution. The Leader is still responsible for the juicy stuff, manifestos, coalitions, whips, membership, etc etc.
    Thank you for your kind words and your answer, I didn't think it was a very unreasonable request.
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    (Original post by StatusRed)
    qfa
    Just out of curiosity do you keep a record of new membership and if so how many.

    Given the political climate i'd be expecting you to attract the most members.
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    (Original post by Rakas21)
    Just out of curiosity do you keep a record of new membership and if so how many.

    Given the political climate i'd be expecting you to attract the most members.
    We struggle a bit because most socialists obviously go to the Socialist party thinking we have some affiliation with the RL party and the Greens get a lot of people under similar circumstances, I would imagine. It's hard to say why we've been struggling on recruitment lately but it is something we are trying to address.
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    (Original post by Endless Blue)
    We struggle a bit because most socialists obviously go to the Socialist party thinking we have some affiliation with the RL party and the Greens get a lot of people under similar circumstances, I would imagine. It's hard to say why we've been struggling on recruitment lately but it is something we are trying to address.
    Based on the frequent politics section polls it is indeed surprising because the Greens should not be stealing that many new members. Whilst true in regards to the Socialists a lot of new members will just automatically go Labour i'd have thought given that we don't have the same problem in getting new members (though most never bother to post).
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    (Original post by Rakas21)
    Based on the frequent politics section polls it is indeed surprising because the Greens should not be stealing that many new members. Whilst true in regards to the Socialists a lot of new members will just automatically go Labour i'd have thought given that we don't have the same problem in getting new members (though most never bother to post).
    Yes, we do end up with a lot of members who never contribute, despite frequent PMs etc from SR, our chair. It is indeed quite annoying that members won't even bother to show up for important events, but there you go. Given what you've said and some of the Liberals' experiences we're evidently not the only ones who struggle in that regard.


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    (Original post by Endless Blue)
    Yes, we do end up with a lot of members who never contribute, despite frequent PMs etc from SR, our chair. It is indeed quite annoying that members won't even bother to show up for important events, but there you go. Given what you've said and some of the Liberals' experiences we're evidently not the only ones who struggle in that regard.

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    Yeah. The best that seems to happen is they vote on something but leave no comment although every-now and then you get somebody who gets involved.
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    (Original post by Rakas21)
    Just out of curiosity do you keep a record of new membership and if so how many.

    Given the political climate i'd be expecting you to attract the most members.
    I don't personally.
 
 
 
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