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  • View Poll Results: Cast your vote in the TSR General Election:
    TSR Conservative & Unionist Party
    104
    16.64%
    TSR Green Party
    157
    25.12%
    TSR Liberal Party
    57
    9.12%
    TSR UKIP
    88
    14.08%
    TSR Socialist Party
    58
    9.28%
    Matthew_Lowson, Independent
    14
    2.24%
    TSR Labour Party
    109
    17.44%
    TSR Libertarian Party
    20
    3.20%
    Spoilt Ballot
    18
    2.88%

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    Cons and Libertarians have the best policies I'd say. I'd go for the Tories.
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    Interesting manifestos. Another party to my regular won me over.
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    Gone for the Liberals because I liked their policies and manifesto, hope the tories do well too though
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    On a day when a major British export has announced a loss of one of its members (Jason Orange is leaving Take That), what policies have the parties and the independent candidate on the creative industries?
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    (Original post by Reluire)
    Interesting manifestos. Another party to my regular won me over.
    Ooh, interesting. I'd say it's a good thing if there are multiple parties here strong enough to compete for your attention

    (Original post by mccrae01)
    Gone for the Liberals because I liked their policies and manifesto, hope the tories do well too though
    Yay, good choice! Have you thought about becoming a party member?
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    A very quiet general election I must say so far:

    (Original post by nebelbon)
    VOTE UKIP

    Our pledge to the House


    We have many ideas; too many to fit on one manifesto, so here is a quick bullet point list on some more of our goals over the next term.

    We will make every driver between the age of 50 and 70 retake their practical and theoretical driving test every 8 years.

    We will make every driver over the age of 70 retake their practical and theoretical driving test every 4 years – at a heavily reduced cost.

    We will repeal the treacherous Abolition of the Monarchy Bill that was submitted by the Government this term.

    We will repeal a Language Act passed by the Government that forced Key Stage 1 students to study a foreign language; we believe that, at such a young age, the main focus for children should be to learn English properly.

    We will repeal the Armed Forces Bill 2014 that gives the power to declare war solely down to career politicians.

    We believe that the Monarch: an impartial political figure should hold the final say.

    We will lower the tax rate of those earning the lowest amount of money by chasing down the companies who do not pay their fair share in corporation tax.

    The child benefit system on TSR is broken; it gives far too much money to families. It is unsustainable and needs to be re-written.

    We will deliver a range of newspapers to schools across the country to encourage young people to engage in the news and politics; the cost will be covered by the government.

    We will put a limit of how much the BBC license fee can cost

    We will speed up the process of constitutional reform

    We will introduce a Bill on new teaching of British History and our values

    We will divert foreign aid from ‘rich’ countries and give some of it to the poorer ones

    We will remove all speed cameras across the country and use the money to educate drivers, however if drivers are caught speeding by manual speed cameras then the fines will be very severe

    VOTE UKIP


    Fighting for the people!!
    Quick question, do you believe that this is within the spirit of the rules? If parties are subject to a 270 word manifesto shouldn't you be looking at honouring that? Even if what you are doing is technically correct.



    Looking through this


    We believe that the Monarch: an impartial political figure should hold the final
    say.
    What is there in this which an impartial president couldn't do?
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    (Original post by Matthew_Lowson)
    What is there in this which an impartial president couldn't do?
    I'm more worried by the move towards absolute monarchy. Even in RL the decision falls in practice with the PM.
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    (Original post by O133)
    I'm more worried by the move towards absolute monarchy. Even in RL the decision falls in practice with the PM.
    Absolutely, there's many people in the UK who support the Monarchy but if it was a choice between Autocratic Monarchy and Republican Democracy is obvious which one would win
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    (Original post by Green_Pink)
    We're not Lib Dems, as evidenced by the fact we actually oppose plenty of their record in Government. May I ask, if you are so very different to the RL Labour Party - why is it you are still happy to share their name?
    Not to sound cynical about RL names or anything but the Liberal party only really took on that name when Birchington finally lost patience with how unpopular the RL Party was in real life. There's absolutely nothing between the policy of the TSR Liberals and the TSR Liberal Democrats, essentially its the same party but with a less unpopular name


    Thanks for the replies last night, do you think there is such an appetite that the house would get regular petitions or is the figure almost seemingly designed to act as a deterrent?
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    (Original post by Matthew_Lowson)
    Not to sound cynical about RL names or anything but the Liberal party only really took on that name when Birchington finally lost patience with how unpopular the RL Party was in real life. There's absolutely nothing between the policy of the TSR Liberals and the TSR Liberal Democrats, essentially its the same party but with a less unpopular name


    Thanks for the replies last night, do you think there is such an appetite that the house would get regular petitions or is the figure almost seemingly designed to act as a deterrent?
    That's simply not true. I've looked at the thread from the time - it was a decision taken by the whole party, not just Birchington, with a very convincing majority. And the entire reason was that so many of our members were disillusioned with the track record of the Lib Dems in real life. Even just in our current manifesto, you can see we have very different policies on education, justice, democracy and human rights - and that's only the start.

    I think it'd be about striking a balance. In an ideal world I'd like to see regular petitions and user involvement, but without having too many referendums result - one every month for instance would get pretty tiresome I dare say.
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    (Original post by Matthew_Lowson)
    What is there in this which an impartial president couldn't do?
    A president could do it of course but we are proud to be a party of monarchists, therefore a president is not something we would commit to in our manifesto.
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    (Original post by ukip72)
    A president could do it of course but we are proud to be a party of monarchists, therefore a president is not something we would commit to in our manifesto.
    So the Monarchy will return under a UKIP Government; yes?
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    (Original post by RayApparently)
    So the Monarchy will return under a UKIP Government; yes?
    I hope so, and it appears the Tories want the same. The action of the last government was pretty ****ing immoral after all.
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    (Original post by RayApparently)
    So the Monarchy will return under a UKIP Government; yes?
    And go against the will of the opposition... Oh who am I kidding, a UKIP Government would just be lulz :awesome:

    (Not to be taken seriously although are you really expecting a UKIP Government? Here's Taylor Swift


    Unfortunately it's quite catchy... I'm not a hipster... Or am I as #Reasons :getmecoat:)
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    (Original post by ukip72)
    I hope so, and it appears the Tories want the same. The action of the last government was pretty ****ing immoral after all.
    Nice to know where we stand. :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by tehFrance)
    And go against the will of the opposition... Oh who am I kidding, a UKIP Government would just be lulz :awesome:

    (Not to be taken seriously although are you really expecting a UKIP Government? Here's Taylor Swift
    Not really, but I'm also thinking of any Coalition that includes UKIP.
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    (Original post by RayApparently)
    Nice to know where we stand. :rolleyes:
    My thoughts exactly.
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    (Original post by RayApparently)
    Not really, but I'm also thinking of any Coalition that includes UKIP.
    On a personal note I don't care what happens regarding the monarchy as I'm out for myself but on a party note, Queen Liz shall return and I'll be tea bagging her each afternoon tea time
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    (Original post by tehFrance)
    And go against the will of the opposition... Oh who am I kidding, a UKIP Government would just be lulz :awesome:

    (Not to be taken seriously although are you really expecting a UKIP Government? Here's Taylor Swift


    Unfortunately it's quite catchy... I'm not a hipster... Or am I as #Reasons :getmecoat:)
    UKIP have been in government before and we are not the only one's committed to restoring the monarchy. Take a look at the Tory manifesto
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    (Original post by tehFrance)
    On a personal note I don't care what happens regarding the monarchy as I'm out for myself but on a party note, Queen Liz shall return and I'll be tea bagging her each afternoon tea time,
    Hahahaha- teabagging her?
 
 
 
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