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    TSR Conservative & Unionist Party
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    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
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    (Original post by MrMacho)
    I'm not sure how you've got that we want to continue in the vein of a Labour government from our maniesto, I've no clue what you actually did last term but Libertarian philosophy and Labour values are entirely incompatible?
    "Carry on the good work put forward in the defense review"


    Our defence review right? I wouldn't say entirely incompatible.
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    (Original post by Rakas21)
    It's worth noting in the House that the Tories (mainly me tbh) are the only ones who actually have a record of devolving power here to any real degree.

    Do you agree with our proposal to cut off the RI?
    That's true, actually - I'd forgotten about that. Glad the party takes that position. Though, I sincerely hope that by 'regional assemblies' the Tory manifesto doesn't mean Scotland and Wales.

    Also, while I'm ranting - "Reduce the lowest skilled immigration via restricting asylum"? Seriously? Do you even know what asylum is?

    (Original post by Rakas21)
    Do you agree with our proposal to cut off the RI?
    Sorry, what do you mean by RI?
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    (Original post by talentedlobster)
    Oooh are we doing songs,
    You seem to be having some formatting issues... but I lol'd anyway.
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    (Original post by talentedlobster)
    Actually it does say it under the limiting of armed forces
    *I have read the party manifesto, leader - honest.*

    I thought he was referring to the general tone of the manifesto.

    I'm of the "abolish the army completely" school of thought anyway, so you haven't gone far enough.
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    (Original post by Blue Meltwater)
    You mean the decentralisation, pacifist foreign policy and free tuition?
    It would be easier to say that the only thing i agreed with is devolution given that myself and the Tories have by far the best record of continued, steady (but cumulatively substantial) devolution.

    (Original post by MrMacho)
    To all parties, but particularly Labour, what is your stance on Tony Blair's comments that ground troops shouldn't be ruled out in Iraq?
    I agree however i'd prefer us to focus on our air and naval supremacy. I'd also like to redraw the Syrian border with regards to Israel and the Kurds in exchange for giving up all claims to Turkish land.

    This is not an official view though, only tehFrance, Jarred and Qwertish can have their word as law.

    (Original post by RayApparently)
    Libs, libers and Tories weren't that different.

    UKIP stands out because of all the anti-EU stuff.
    To be fair, they are but planets to the Tory life giving sun.
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    (Original post by Rakas21)
    To be fair, they are but planets to the Tory life giving sun.
    I'll be quoting this next time someone says Labour, Socialists and the Greens are the same
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    (Original post by RayApparently)
    You seem to be having some formatting issues... but I lol'd anyway.
    Don't worry I fixed it, I damn hate this TSR comment box, you have to reformat everything
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    (Original post by talentedlobster)
    Oooh are we doing songs,

    1.God save our gracious Queen,
    Long live our noble Queen,
    God save The Queen!
    Send her victorious,
    Happy and glorious,
    Long to reign over us,
    God save The Queen.
    2.Thy choicest gifts in store
    On her be pleased to pour,
    Long may she reign;
    May she defend our laws,
    And ever give us cause
    To sing with heart and voice,
    God save The Queen!
    3.God bless our native land,
    May heaven's protective hand
    Still guard our shore;
    May peace her power extend,
    Foe be transformed to friend,
    And Britain's power depend
    On war no more.
    4.May just and righteous laws
    Uphold the public cause,
    And bless our isle.
    Home of the brave and free,
    Fair land and liberty,
    We pray that still on thee
    Kind heaven may smile.
    5.And not this land alone-
    But be thy mercies known
    From shore to shore.
    Lord, make the nations see
    That men should brothers be,
    And from one family
    The wide world o'er.
    Let's have a sing-song then (kudos if you recognise this straight off):

    Serenos y alegres, valientes y osados,
    Cantemos, soldados, el himno a la lid.
    De nuestros acentos el orbe se admire
    Y en nosotros mire los hijos del Cid.
    Soldados, la patria nos llama a la lid.
    Juremos por ella vencer o morir.

    El mundo vio nunca, más noble osadía,
    Ni vio nunca un día más grande el valor,
    Que aquel, inflamados, nos vimos del fuego,
    Excitar a Riego de Patria el amor.
    Soldados, la patria nos llama a la lid.
    Juremos por ella vencer o morir.

    La trompa guerrera sus ecos al viento,
    Horror al sediento, ya ruge el cañón.
    A Marte sañudo la audacia provoca
    Y el ingenio invoca de nuestra nación.
    Soldados, la patria nos llama a la lid.
    Juremos por ella vencer o morir.
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    As in TSR land we are a republic, can I ask the parties (and independent)'s view on how the first President of the Republic should be chosen and what powers they should (or not) have?
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    (Original post by MrMacho)
    *I have read the party manifesto, leader - honest.*

    I thought he was referring to the general tone of the manifesto.

    I'm of the "abolish the army completely" school of thought anyway, so you haven't gone far enough.
    Yeah, that's why it says carry on the work, because what was done was good, but more cuts can be made, to increase spending and workforce in other areas.
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    (Original post by Blue Meltwater)
    That's true, actually - I'd forgotten about that. Glad the party takes that position. Though, I sincerely hope that by 'regional assemblies' the Tory manifesto doesn't mean Scotland and Wales.

    Also, while I'm ranting - "Reduce the lowest skilled immigration via restricting asylum"? Seriously? Do you even know what asylum is?

    Sorry, what do you mean by RI?
    My focus is on the core cities and capitals. In this case most likely however if these did not exist then i'd go straight to city level bypassing the beaurocracy and nationalism of the assemblies. To be honest i'd actually like Wales declared the 10th region of England and its powers limited to the economy in certain areas. It was said that would be too extreme though.

    Yes and the UK is not the first safe country, what is more, these people are less likely to speak English or have appropriate qualifications. It's sad but if we want to maintain a loose immigration policy we can't be taking in drains to society who have closer options.

    Residents income.
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    (Original post by barnetlad)
    As in TSR land we are a republic, can I ask the parties (and independent)'s view on how the first President of the Republic should be chosen and what powers they should (or not) have?
    The process of choosing a president should be frozen while a referendum into whether the public actually want a president as opposed to a monarchy. Major constitutional changes should not be made without the position of the population.
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    (Original post by talentedlobster)
    Yeah, that's why it says carry on the work, because what was done was good, but more cuts can be made, to increase spending and workforce in other areas.
    Seats permitting, the monarchy will immediately be restored.
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    (Original post by barnetlad)
    As in TSR land we are a republic, can I ask the parties (and independent)'s view on how the first President of the Republic should be chosen and what powers they should (or not) have?
    I believe that the president should just be the prime-minister, they will not gain any unnecessary power held by the Queen. But, will hold any power that is deemed necessary for the survival of government.
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    (Original post by Rakas21)
    Seats permitting, the monarchy will immediately be restored.
    I expect so, in one form or another.
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    I remember that in the last GE i was arguing with Life_Peer about the UKIP manifesto. Oh how times change!
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    (Original post by nebelbon)
    I remember that in the last GE i was arguing with Life_Peer about the UKIP manifesto. Oh how times change!
    There's still time. He's on holiday.
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    UKIP:
    Do you intend to hold a EU referendum next term, and at what cost would this be with regards to the potential monarchy referendum?
    Would you implement Australian points system immigration policy like your RL counterpart?

    Conservative:
    Would you restore the monarchy through a bill, or hold a refeendum?

    Greens:
    What are your environmental policies?
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    (Original post by Rakas21)
    My focus is on the core cities and capitals. In this case most likely however if these did not exist then i'd go straight to city level bypassing the beaurocracy and nationalism of the assemblies. To be honest i'd actually like Wales declared the 10th region of England and its powers limited to the economy in certain areas. It was said that would be too extreme though.
    I'll let you tell the Welsh they're now part of England!

    (Original post by Rakas21)
    Yes and the UK is not the first safe country, what is more, these people are less likely to speak English or have appropriate qualifications. It's sad but if we want to maintain a loose immigration policy we can't be taking in drains to society who have closer options.
    But it's not always about the first safe country. Refugees may have friends or family they're trying to get to in Britain, or a country they have connections to, but harsh regulations regarding asylum traps them in a country alien to them. And when you have a crisis as large as in Syria right now all the nearby safe countries are being stretched to breaking point. We can't rely on the likes of Turkey or Lebanon to take on everything themselves.

    (Original post by Rakas21)
    Residents income.
    Oh, right. I'm not really an expert enough in either RL or TSR laws to say. I do think means-testing often results in people falling through the cracks
 
 
 
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