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The TSR Citizen’s Party
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We seek to establish the TSR Citizen’s Party, a centre-right, socially liberal party, within the Model House of Commons.

Our ethos and niche
As stated above, the CP is a centre-right, socially liberal party which fills a gap between the TSR Libertarian Party and the TSR Liberal Democrats. The former has adopted social conservatism in recent months, while the latter occupies the centre and centre-left of the House, leaving room for a new centre-right party. We seek to fill this gap.

Our policies, which will be outlined below, focus on defending civil liberties, promoting equality of opportunity, and standing up for the rights and freedoms of everyone. This means allowing everyone to be who they are and giving each person the best opportunity to be who they want to be.

Our policies
The founding members have discussed and agreed upon a number of initial policies, which are as follows:
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Economics
  • Introduce a carbon tax to reduce environmental pollution
  • Impose a plastics tax (the details of which are still to be decided upon)
  • Create a carbon footprint tax

Civil Liberties
  • A pro-choice stance on abortion, condemning the recent laws passed in certain American states restricting women’s autonomy and freedom of choice
  • Supporting the current legalisation of drugs in TSRland and supporting the setting up of drug consumption rooms and needle exchanges
  • End bank holidays and add those days to employee’s statutory holiday entitlement
  • Prisoner enfranchisement for those serving a year or less, or who have been imprisoned for non-violent crimes
  • Resist any and all attempts to repeal the Human Rights Act 1998 and defend the ECHR
  • Extend voting in general elections to people who have lived in the UK for 7 years or more

Home and Justice
  • Fund legal aid
  • Consider bringing high court enforcement into the state sector
  • Raise the age of criminal responsibility to 12
  • Supporting the implementation of no-fault divorces
  • Raise judicial retirement age to 75
  • Supporting a move from short-term prison sentences to community service
  • Abolish mandatory life sentences for murder
  • Removing superfluous courts (e.g. Barmote court, High Court of Chivalry)
  • Include spoilt ballots in election turnout figures (which we passed a motion on this Parliament)

Health
  • Support giving private companies the ability to run services where they provide better value for money than in-house services
  • Reintroduce primary care trusts in areas where NHS facilities are underperforming
  • Introduce a public-private healthcare partnership where NHS hospitals can outsource patient care to private facilities if there are shortages
  • Continue to promote healthcare cooperation on the Irish border
  • Provide refuge centres for victims of domestic abuse
  • Ban the circumcision of both genders before the age of 18

Education
  • More funding for schools
  • Funding for one-to-ones for those with special educational needs
  • End multi-academy trusts
  • Promoting Level 2 BTECs and facilitating links between academic and vocational qualifications/qualification providers
  • Promote alternative higher education routes, e.g. degree apprenticeships, HE courses at further education colleges
  • Ensure schools across the UK have specialised counselling services
  • Expand UK overseas study policy to promote options outside Europe
  • Commit to the Erasmus programme as the UK prepares to exit the transition period after leaving the EU

Defence and Foreign Policy
  • Maintain trident
  • Ensure funding to keep British military equipment up to date
  • Support for an eventual two-state solution in Israel & Palestine
  • Increase contribution to NATO budget

Environment and Infrastructure
  • Support HS2/3
  • Pedestrianise more city centres
  • Requirements for new developments to include green spaces
  • Encourage rewilding of endangered species previously native to the UK
  • Support the requirement for gender neutral toilets to be included in the construction of all new public buildings

Business, Innovation and Skills
  • Reduce business rates
  • Push more technical qualifications and promote non-traditional routes
  • Conduct a review into professional qualifications to see whether they could be more streamlined

Culture, Media and Sport
  • Abolish the license fee for students
  • Protect historical battlefield sites


Our founding members
Aph
CatusStarbright
04MR17

Former founding member:
SankaraInBloom

Our supporters
Glaz
LemonBotex
Joep95
Gladstone1885

If anyone else likes what they see then feel free to lend your support! Every name helps to get this proposal off the ground, and we would like to receive permission to establish as soon as possible.
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(Original post by Aph)
The TSR Citizen’s Party

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We seek to establish the TSR Citizen’s Party, a centre-right, socially liberal party, within the Model House of Commons.

Our ethos and niche
As stated above, the CP is a centre-right, socially liberal party which fills a gap between the TSR Libertarian Party and the TSR Liberal Democrats. The former has adopted social conservatism in recent months, while the latter occupies the centre and centre-left of the House, leaving room for a new centre-right party. We seek to fill this gap.

Our policies, which will be outlined below, focus on defending civil liberties, promoting equality of opportunity, and standing up for the rights and freedoms of everyone. This means allowing everyone to be who they are, and giving each person the best opportunity to be who they want to be.

Our policies
The founding members have discussed and agreed upon a number of initial policies, which are as follows:

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Economics
  • Introduce a carbon tax to reduce environmental pollution
  • Impose a plastics tax (the details of which are still to be decided upon)
  • Create a carbon footprint tax
  • Simplify the tax code


Civil Liberties
  • A pro-choice stance on abortion, condemning the recent laws passed in certain American states restricting women’s autonomy and freedom of choice
  • Supporting the current legalisation of drugs in TSRland and supporting the setting up of drug consumption rooms and needle exchanges
  • End bank holidays and add those days to employee’s statutory holiday entitlement
  • Prisoner enfranchisement for those serving a year or less, or who have been imprisoned for non-violent crimes
  • Resist any and all attempts to repeal the Human Rights Act 1998 and defend the ECHR


Home and Justice
  • Fund legal aid
  • Consider bringing high court enforcement into the state sector
  • Raise age of criminal responsibility to 12
  • Implement no-fault divorces
  • Raise judicial retirement age to 75
  • Supporting a move from short-term prison sentences to community service
  • Abolish mandatory life sentences for murder
  • Removing pointless courts (e.g. Barmote court, High Court of Chivalry)


Health
  • Supporting the privatisation of the NHS
  • Reintroduce primary care trusts in areas where NHS facilities are underperforming
  • Introduce a public-private healthcare partnership where NHS hospitals can outsource patient care to private facilities if there are shortages
  • Continue to promote healthcare cooperation on the Irish border
  • Provide refuge centres for victims of domestic abuse
  • Ban the circumcision of both genders before the age of 18


Education
  • More funding for schools
  • Funding for one-to-ones for those with special educational needs
  • End free schools and convert existing ones into academies
  • End academy trusts
  • Promote Level 2 BTECs and facilitating links between academic and vocational qualifications/qualification providers
  • Promote alternative higher education routes, e.g. degree apprenticeships, HE courses at further education colleges
  • Ensure schools across the UK have specialised counselling services
  • Expand UK overseas study policy to promote options outside Europe


Defence and Foreign Policy
  • Maintain trident
  • Ensure funding to keep British military equipment up to date
  • Support for an eventual two-state solution in Israel & Palestine
  • Increase contribution to NATO budget


Environment and Infrastructure
  • Support HS2/3
  • Pedestrianise more city centers
  • Requirements for new developments to include green spaces
  • Encourage rewilding of endangered species previously native to UK


Business, Innovation and Skills
  • Reduce business rates
  • Push more technical qualifications and promote the non-traditional routes


Culture, Media and Sport
  • Abolish the license fee for students
  • Reform reporting restrictions legislation
  • Propose changes to the BBC Royal Charter

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Our founding members
Aph
CatusStarbright
SankaraInBloom

Our supporters
LemonBotex
PetrosAC (requesting dual membership)


If anyone else likes what they see then feel free to lend your support! Every name helps to get this proposal off the ground, and we would like to receive permission to establish as soon as possible.
:blah: Is this the new way of sorting out inactivity?
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Ooooooooooof.

At least Connor has UU's dupes to fill the gaps.
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What kind of nonsense is banning cirumcision? You do realise that for certain religions it's part of their faith?
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Looking forward to getting to work, we've got some good ideas and it should shake the game up a bit.
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I like the idea of promoting alternative options other than uni
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What kind of nonsense is banning cirumcision? You do realise that for certain religions it's part of their faith?
Faith does not give us an excuse to retreat into barbarism.
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Interesting. I wish the people involved the best of luck.
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Faith does not give us an excuse to retreat into barbarism.
It's not barbaric, it increases hygiene. I'm talking about males btw
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It's not barbaric, it increases hygiene. I'm talking about males btw
It doesn't increase hygiene and male circumcision is just as harmful as female circumcision (which is criminalised as FGM).
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We DiDn'T tRy To CoUp CoNnOr.

There is room for a party with Change UK's message. There is not room for a party with their shameful opportunism, after the members involved attempted to take over the Libertarian Party on flimsy reasoning. I do not welcome this proposal and the three tricksters behind it.
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(Original post by _thestudent33)
:blah: Is this the new way of sorting out inactivity?
It is hoped that we can expand the options available in the House, which hopefully could boost activity.
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Interesting. I wish the people involved the best of luck.
Thank you Andrew.
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(Original post by CatusStarbright)
It doesn't increase hygiene and male circumcision is just as harmful as female circumcision (which is criminalised as FGM).
Are you a doctor?
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We DiDn'T tRy To CoUp CoNnOR.

There is room for a party with Change UK's message. There is not room for a party with their shameful opportunism, after the members involved attempted over the Libertarian Party on flimsy reasoning. I do not welcome this proposal and the three tricksters behind it.
How have I tricked anybody?
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(Original post by _thestudent33)
Are you a doctor?
Clearly not... are you?
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We DiDn'T tRy To CoUp CoNnOr.

There is room for a party with Change UK's message. There is not room for a party with their shameful opportunism, after the members involved attempted over the Libertarian Party on flimsy reasoning. I do not welcome this proposal and the three tricksters behind it.
Hear Hear!
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How have I tricked anybody?
You shamefully tried to join the Libertarian Party and then let them down because the attempt to get rid of Connor failed. You are a political opportunist who was not even able to serve as a competent MP or deputy leader.
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We DiDn'T tRy To CoUp CoNnOr.

There is room for a party with Change UK's message. There is not room for a party with their shameful opportunism, after the members involved attempted over the Libertarian Party on flimsy reasoning. I do not welcome this proposal and the three tricksters behind it.
We didn't try a coup d'etat against Connor.

And if your issue is the members that's not a reason to deny the house a much needed new voice.
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(Original post by CatusStarbright)
Clearly not... are you?
No but I know a lot about this
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The party is too similar to the Liberal democrats and Libertarians. It should not be created.
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