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    The Commonwealth Party is a political party against mass immigration, PC culture and tax havens, pro flat tax, proportional representation and Brexit, partly conservative, libertarian and socialist, pro nationalisation (british rail and royal mail), right wing, green, ecological and animal rights

    THE COMMONWEALTH PARTY MANIFESTO

    • Flat 10% annual income tax
    • Create a state regulated Crypto currency similar to bitcoin and the Russian cryptorubble created by Putin
    • Ban corporations
    • Return to the gold standard, the currency of our country should not be at the mercy of international, speculation, panic and greed
    • Deport all illegal immigrants. Only legal residents can apply for citizenship
    • Legalise the Sale and use of Genetically Modified Crops in the UK
    • Create a means for the public to trigger a national referendum on the government website when the petition has reached the required votes, which in Switzerland is between 100,000 to 500,00 and voting is optional.
    • End subsidies to UK industries and institutions such as the fossil fuel (currently £6 billion) , Farming, scientific research and Education including grants to students.
    • Apprenticeships should pay the minimum wage
    • Children should start compulsory education at the age of 7 which is the case in Finland. The current compulsory starting age damages children's mental development, as at that age it is more beneficial for them to play rather than be educated in a classroom environment. “In 2006, Finland's pupils scored the highest average results in science and reading in the whole of the developed world. In the OECD's exams for 15 year-olds, known as PISA, they also came second in maths, beaten only by teenagers in South Korea.” http://www.toomuchtoosoon.org/ http://www.savechildhood.net/scm_in... http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/8601207....
    • Ban deep sea bottom trawling to preserve fish stocks and to protect marine species
    • Make it mandatory that slaughterhouses and butchers have CCTV cameras of the delivery, loading, holding, slaughtering and dispatch areas of the abattoir in order to hold company owners and employees accountable for animal welfare standards
    • Ban the slaughter of horses in the UK and the transport of horses abroad for slaughter
    • All produce must have the country of origin on the packaging or label
    • Restore national territorial waters
    • Scrap the fishing quota that forces fisherman to throw dead fish back into the sea
    • Integrate the British overseas territories of Gibraltar, the Falkland islands and the Channel islands of Jersey, Guernsey, Herm, Sark and Alderney and the Crown dependency of the Isle of Man as member nations of the United Kingdom. https://www.gov.uk/types-of-british...
    • The overseas territories of Anguilla, Bermuda, British Antarctic Territory, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Montserrat, Pitcairn Islands, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and the Turks and Caicos Islands should remain British overseas territories and have representatives in the United Kingdom's Westminster Parliament. https://www.gov.uk/government/polic...
    • Maternity cover and pensions are exclusively the responsibility of government and the individual. Employers should not have to bear the financial strain of supporting employees that are not working
    • The English defamation law needs to be revised to prevent the media from twisting facts to suit their agenda and bullying public figures such as celebrities and politicians. The media in the modern screen focused society that we live increasingly controls individual and collective perspectives and is either state owned or by corporate stock investors such as rupert murdoch with ulterior political motives. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Engli...
    • Make voting compulsory. Failure to vote will result in being fined
    • End contracts to private parking attendant companies that have targets to fine and bonus incentives. This should be the responsibility of the local council
    • Ban the importation, exportation and the sale of ivory
    • MI5 and MI6 should be under the oversight of judges not politically driven MPs
    • The European Court of Justice should have no legal jurisdiction in the UK. The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom should be the highest court in the U.K.
    • Legalise and regulate the production by pharmaceutical companies and the selling of drugs from registered premises such as Cannabis, MDMA, LSD, Ketamine, Cocaine. Heroin and opium should still be illegal as it is highly addictive and damaging to the body and brain. Drugs should be bought on a personal card system with a set monthly allowance to prevent excessive use, dependency and health problems in order that they do not harm the individual and the wider society.
    • Drug use should be treated as a health problem in the same way that excessive cigarette and alcohol use is. Drug use should not be treated as a criminal activity and possessing a personal use amount of drugs is not a offence. possessing drugs in a quantity exceeding personal use is regarded as a intention to sell. sell drugs without license that is not from a registered premises is a criminal offence.
    • Cannabis and Hemp can be grown without license for personal use and by farmers as a crop. Hemp can be manufactured into an ecologically friendly natural pesticide for crops and used to manufacture paper as an alternative to tree timber.
    • Stubble burning should again become a means to fertilize the land without having to resort to fertilizers
    • Legalise prostitution. It is the oldest profession in the world and will continue as long as there are two genders
    • Implement an energy price cap for electricity and gas
    • Remove speed and vehicle cameras from the roads and motorways aside from pedestrian areas
    • Put trade tariffs on countries and trade areas that undermine our economy such as China with its cheap imports, huge population and manufacturing base, low wages and deliberately devalued currency.
    • Create a maximum affordable fuel price for diesel and petrol (£1 for two litres as a example).
    • Set a minimum price for livestock to promote animal welfare and allow farmers to raise male animals such as calves and chicks into adulthood before being slaughtered. Currently because most farms make such small profits or none at all it is not viable for them to raise male animals, so they are euthanized at birth. A minimum price would also guarantee that farms make at least a small annual profit. This is a better alternative to livestock subsidies which encourage farmers to not make full use of there land
    • Seek a trade deal with former commonwealth countries such as India, Australia, New Zealand, the USA, Canada, Kenya and South Africa
    • Negotiate the free movement of citizens from New zealand, Australia, USA, UK, and Canada
    • Create a Australian style immigration system
    • Reform UK patent law as it delays economic growth.
    • Reform UK planning law as it delays building industry growth. This would mean repealing the Housing, Town Planning, &c. Act 1909, Housing, Town Planning, &c. Act 1919, Town Planning Act 1925, Town and Country Planning Act 1932, Town and Country Planning Act 1947, Town and Country Planning Act 1954 and Town and Country Planning Act 1990. New more relevant planning law would be implemented for the prosperity of the UK in the 21st Century
    • Expand the criteria for financial legal aid
    • Set Bank of England interest rates at a minimum of 2%
    • Reintroduce endangered and extinct native animal and plant life through a policy of rewilding such as otters, beavers, eagles, bears, deer and lynx
    • Amalgamate Parish councils into Borough councils as they are a pointless lather of bureaucracy and a wast of money
    • Make all elected Mayors the heads of their Borough councils replacing the corrupt councilor system
    • Fox hunting is part of British culture and heritage and should be protected against classism
    • Recognize that conservative Wahhabi Islam, including its individual followers, is a growing movement within Sunni Islam and a threat to European and western society and security which is being funded by and originates in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia funds the education and careers of Wahhabi Islamist that encourage terrorism and sharia law in mosques and Islamic institutions that are as a majority funded by Saudi Arabia
    • Relax regulations constraining the curriculum and the establishment of new private schools which will make private education more common and affordable.
    • Test primary and secondary school children for their IQ and Psychopathy which is linked to lifelong antisocial behaviour such as bullying and criminal behaviour, ADHD which is commonly mistaken as deliberate disruptive behavior, Dyslexia, the Autism spectrum which includes Asperger's and lastly OCD to be able to understand the minds of the pupils allowing the teachers to give the students the best education and learning environment possible.
    • Create a GCSE in Politics and a GCSE in Philosophy
    • Create a new formula for evenly distributing tax revenue to UK member countries based on the population per county, using census figures which will address the unfair priority of the south east of England and scotland over the rest of the UK
    • Fully nationalise the NHS and absorb the privatised supporting contracts. Part of this process will be repealing the Health and Social Care Act 2012 https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hea...
    • Renationalise the National Grid
    • Privatise Channel 4 and the BBC. They have become blatantly biased state media propaganda
    • Renationalise the railways back into British rail. The railway lines and stations ripped up by the Beeching cuts are rebuilt to reconnect all villages and towns to alleviate pollution, congestion and the expense of owning and maintaining a personal vehicle. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beech...
    • Renationalise Royal Mail.
    • Renationalise the bus companies into the National Bus Company https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natio...
    • Renationalise all prisons
    • Revoke inheritance tax and stamp duty
    • Subsidies veterinary practises with NHS funding to enhance animal welfare
    • The pound should be kept roughly at the same value as the U.S dollar to aid exports and reduce the national trade deficit.
    • Measure the UK's success on national average income, home ownership and happiness instead of economic growth. A country is a social project not a business
    • Rearm the MOD into the largest, most well trained, paid and equipped Army, Navy and Airforce in Europe
    • There will be no more military foreign interventions. The MOD will only be used to safeguard the security of the UK and to protect trade partners and allies.
    • Provide funding to develop existing and future commercial shipping ports and airports
    • Tax exemption on individuals earning less than £20,000 a year
    • All companies profits earned in the UK are taxed regardless of company's registered head offices abroad
    • British territories cannot be tax havens because they will be subjects to UK taxation and financial laws
    • No customs duty on a personal allowance of goods (as much as can be held in your luggage)
    • Repeal corporation tax, business rates, council tax, national insurance, VAT, shopping and services taxes which includes duties on alcohol, tobacco, petrol, diesel and other fuel, gambling, insurance and flights
    • Repeal road tax
    • Ban fractional reserve banking as it is a major contributor for every financial crash. Banning the banking practice will provide long term stability in economic growth
    • Make artificial pesticides and fertilisers illegal
    • It should be illegal to include antibiotics in animal feed. Farmers do this to increase the animal's fat and weight before slaughter
    • Extend human rights to Apes, Monkeys, Whales, Dolphins, Porpoises and Elephants
    • Ban all animal experimentation
    • Ban Intensive animal farming also called industrial livestock production and factory farming
    • All farming must be free range for at least 1/2 of the year
    • Ban all artificial food additives
    • Repeal the anti-rave laws and requirements to obtain permission and licensing to hold festivals and raves https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crimi...
    • Politicians and government employees are liable for everything they say and are subject to laws similar to false advertising
    • Lower university fees to the lowest possible amount and make student halls directly managed by the University on a one month minimum lease instead of the current fixed 12 month lease.
    • Universities should be a state service operated on the lowest fees possible to achieve the highest degree of teaching, not a government subsidised business run for profit targeting the aspirations of the young.
    • Allow farms to slaughter animals on their own land or premises provide they have adequate equipment and facilities and approval after monthly or annual inspection
    • It is illegal to slaughter Male agricultural animals before adulthood including calves, foals and chicks unless it is for humane or safety reasons.
    • Give all housing association part ownership home owners the right to buy in full regardless of contracts and clauses.
    • Implement proportional representation in political general elections.
    • Remove the need to get planning permission to park and live in vehicles and trailers such as caravans and lorries
    • Build enough public housing to temporarily accommodated vulnerable individuals and families such as the homeless and those fleeing family and spousal abuse etc
    • There are no course education fees for professions in demand such as medical staff, engineers and scientific professions
    • Revoke health and safety laws. Germany has no health and safety laws while being the largest European economy
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    You mentioned marijuana. I’m in.
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    This seems to be a very confused manifesto, with a combination of ideas from all over the political spectrum.
    For one you want to renationalise everything but then privatise the BBC... okay then
    Extend human rights to apes, monkeys, Whales, Dolphins, Porpoises and Elephants.... why though? And why these specific animals? Why not all animals then?
    Fine anyone who does NOT vote. You said previously you’re partly-Libertarian but that’s basically the antithesis of Libertarian.
    Revoke Health and safety laws just because Germany has none and is the largest economy in the EU... those two things link together how???
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    TL;DR. Another Leave voter disillusioned by what a terrible humiliation Brexit (which of course was predictable for anyone with an iota of economic insight) is turning out to be. Good name for the party though, after Brexit the Commonwealth is who you'll be doing most of your trade with.
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    Some good points, some bad points, some utter nonsense in there.

    How much would that wishlist cost, btw?
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    (Original post by chesterclarke)
    • Flat 10% annual income tax
    • Create a state regulated Crypto currency similar to bitcoin and the Russian cryptorubble created by Putin
    • Ban corporations
    • Return to the gold standard, the currency of our country should not be at the mercy of international, speculation, panic and greed
    • Deport all illegal immigrants. Only legal residents can apply for citizenship

    General taxation is only about a quarter of total revenue. And it is generally a lot higher than 10%. If you have banned corporations (one of the largest sources of employment in this country, where is your taxation going to come from?

    Also, if you are going to have a crypto currency which by its very nature is unregulated, how are you also going to tie that currency to the fluctuating nature of the price of a metal which is of differing rarity?

    Finally - how do you deport illegal immigrants when you don't know who or where they are? If illegal immigrants are currently discovered, they are deported. The problem, is finding them in the first place. Given you are only taxing people 10% (which will make the poor even worse off) and have banned corporations (many people will be out of work) immigrants won't want to come here anyway as it will be a dessert of economic activity.
 
 
 
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