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    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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    (Original post by adam9317)
    I understand what you mean re. no MPs and I understand your reasons, but I don't think it will work, and I don't think anyone will recall any MPs
    Like I said the principle of the law when I drafted the manifesto was to be in RL. We have laws here which regulate the RL voting system for example, I freely admit that it was Birchington's question which got me thinking. It may not amount to anything but it remains a useful tool for the voters to have.
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    (Original post by Birchington)
    A couple of questions from me:
    Socialists:
    How high do you believe our upper tax rate should be?
    A fair question. We haven't got an exact party opinion on details (as with most policies). Although the obvious answer would be higher I assume there would not be much difference from the finance bill from 2012(?).
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    (Original post by Matthew_Lowson)
    It's them who we are accountable to, not the parties. The Labour leader doesn't have to justify himself to the Conservative members, but at the end of the day, he has to justify himself to the country.

    Wasn't it you (could be completely wrong here) who suggested when you were prime minister that the House should hold a regular by-election with all parties with two or more seats donating a seat to be contested at it? I know that was suggested, and for some reason my brain says it was your idea, but I could be wrong and if I am
    All for by-elections but we need to be much stricter and repeal A83.
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    (Original post by Rakas21)
    All for by-elections but we need to be much stricter and repeal A83.
    What does A83 do? From what I can see it allows parties to choose whomever they like to be their MPs.
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    (Original post by O133)
    What does A83 do? From what I can see it allows parties to choose whomever they like to be their MPs.
    Seat sharing. Parties that are active like the Tories and Greens should be able to take seats from those parties that fail. Its all well and good saying we can use them via A83 but I tend to prefer ownership.
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    (Original post by Matthew_Lowson)
    The main proposal would be in for in real life, but Birchington asked how would I make this work across the House of Commons as a forum. I do believe that there should be the right open to recall our members, even if it is as I appreciate what you are saying not very likely that members are going to be petitioning for a recall, but hopefully MPs would do

    I cannot think of another reasonable number, anything less is too few anything more puts the right out of reach.

    The reason for the ban on MPs or party members being signatories is essentially using plain common sense. It is to stop people essentially trying to block members from being MPs in the first place. Look at this way if we give MPs and party members the right to recall an MP, Tories can essentially block Labour's leader from being an MP and vice versa
    Great idea IRL, pointless on TSR.
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    (Original post by Rakas21)
    All for by-elections but we need to be much stricter and repeal A83.
    Absolutely, we shouldn't have a situation where parties are sharing seats.

    A long time ago, if you couldn't fulfil your seats, you forfeited them, that's how it should be.
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    Can't say I'm a fan of sharing seats either, except potentially as a short-term proxy.
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    Any seats that haven't been filled after a month should be forfeited immediately. I think that should be a big incentive for parties to stay active.
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    Is this First Past the Post?

    Need to know whether my vote for the Green Party would count or not.
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    (Original post by KrisCussans)
    Is this First Past the Post?

    Need to know whether my vote for the Green Party would count or not.
    (Original post by Opening Post)
    Please bear in mind that we use a system of proportional representation
    So no, you're best off voting in line with who you actually want to support
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    (Original post by Green_Pink)
    So no, you're best off voting in line with who you actually want to support
    Oh good, I'm surprised that New Labour exists on TSR if you have proportional representation. Strange how that has come about.
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    (Original post by KrisCussans)
    Oh good, I'm surprised that New Labour exists on TSR if you have proportional representation. Strange how that has come about.
    They aren't exactly the same as RL Labour, they have been forced to be more similar to Old Labour than Blairites. And they still tend to win anyway as so many people come in and vote based on real-life preferences/don't take into account the different electoral system.
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    (Original post by KrisCussans)
    Oh good, I'm surprised that New Labour exists on TSR if you have proportional representation. Strange how that has come about.
    We are not New Labour. Nor are we Old Labour. We are TSR Labour - and our manifesto and record in office speak for itself. Tony Blair was recently banned from our party.
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    (Original post by RayApparently)
    We are not New Labour. Nor are we Old Labour. We are TSR Labour - and our manifesto and record in office speak for itself. Tony Blair was recently banned from our party.
    I'm sure he'd been making a real nuisence of himself before, he must be devastated to learn of his ban
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    (Original post by KrisCussans)
    Oh good, I'm surprised that New Labour exists on TSR if you have proportional representation. Strange how that has come about.
    TsR Labour, TSR Socialists and the TSR Greens are all raging communists who would sell us to Putin.

    Being serious, they are much closer to old labour. Marxist, pacifist and union loving.
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    (Original post by Rakas21)
    TsR Labour, TSR Socialists and the TSR Greens are all raging communists who would sell us to Putin.

    Being serious, they are much closer to old labour. Marxist, pacifist and union loving.
    Nothing wrong with the Unions.

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