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What’s a manifesto?

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A manifesto is a statement published by a political party during an election of the policies which it will adopt if it forms the Government after the election.

A manifesto is not a binding promise, but Governments are often judged by reference to what they said they would do in their party's manifesto as against what they have done.

For example, in 2019 the Tories pledged to build forty new hospitals. They have not fulfilled this pledge.

In the current election, the only manifesto which really matters is the Labour manifesto because a Labour victory is all but certain. The Lib Dem manifesto may be of interest because there is a chance that the Lib Dems will be the second biggest party in the next Parliament.
Original post by Stiffy Byng
A manifesto is a statement published by a political party during an election of the policies which it will adopt if it forms the Government after the election.
A manifesto is not a binding promise, but Governments are often judged by reference to what they said they would do in their party's manifesto as against what they have done.
For example, in 2019 the Tories pledged to build forty new hospitals. They have not fulfilled this pledge.
In the current election, the only manifesto which really matters is the Labour manifesto because a Labour victory is all but certain. The Lib Dem manifesto may be of interest because there is a chance that the Lib Dems will be the second biggest party in the next Parliament.
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Original post by Stiffy Byng
A manifesto is a statement published by a political party during an election of the policies which it will adopt if it forms the Government after the election.
A manifesto is not a binding promise, but Governments are often judged by reference to what they said they would do in their party's manifesto as against what they have done.
For example, in 2019 the Tories pledged to build forty new hospitals. They have not fulfilled this pledge.
In the current election, the only manifesto which really matters is the Labour manifesto because a Labour victory is all but certain. The Lib Dem manifesto may be of interest because there is a chance that the Lib Dems will be the second biggest party in the next Parliament.
This is really intresting
Original post by Stiffy Byng
A manifesto is a statement published by a political party during an election of the policies which it will adopt if it forms the Government after the election.
A manifesto is not a binding promise, but Governments are often judged by reference to what they said they would do in their party's manifesto as against what they have done.
For example, in 2019 the Tories pledged to build forty new hospitals. They have not fulfilled this pledge.
In the current election, the only manifesto which really matters is the Labour manifesto because a Labour victory is all but certain. The Lib Dem manifesto may be of interest because there is a chance that the Lib Dems will be the second biggest party in the next Parliament.
Is it possible to read them?
Please bear in mind that a party might promise the moon on a stick to win votes. Sometimes, not every promise made is costed or realistically achievable. But reading the Manifestos at least tells you what each party plans to do if elected. In the UK's political system, the plans of all but one of the parties are likely to be irrelevant.
The Reform Party's manifesto is essentially :
We hate migrants, especially brown ones.
Reform isn't a political party, it's a scam owned and run by Nigel Farage, much like George Galloway's so called Workers Party.
Original post by handsome-gypsy
What’s a manifesto?

It's an advertising leaflet designed to dupe voters. It's a baseless, meaningless piece of paper that carries no weight or legality whatsoever. Imagine you wanted some landscape gardening doing and you invited 5 different companies to bid for that work. They would all set forth a plan or set of advertising material to try and sway you to pick them. They might show you photos of past work they'd done. They might promise to use top quality materials, fill your garden with top quality plants and flowers. They might promise to beat anyone else's price.

All of it would just be advertising material. Baseless promises that bear no reality to what they will actually deliver on the day.

In terms of political parties it's simple. Liberal Dems, Labour and Conservatives are all the same party in reality, all working for the same masters hidden in the shadows. They wear different colours (yellow, red and blue) to try and fool us, but they are THE SAME PARTY. The "Uniparty".

They want us to keep flipping between them. One year voting Tory, next time voting labour and so on. They don't care who you vote for so long as it is them and they have enjoyed this fraudulent privilege for many many decades now and the result is the country has been destroyed, decimated and is on the verge of total annihilation.

Ignore the manifestos of the "Uniparty". Nothing they state has any legal backing. There are no laws stating that they must deliver what they promise so they can and do promise anything and everything to fool you, the hapless voter.

The political system is inherently corrupt and rigged. The "Uniparty" has no intention of changing it because it's a system that keeps them in power every election.

Our only way out of that political prison is to change and Reform the system of politics.

The only person willing to do that, is Nigel Farage and his Reform party.

The Establishment fear him more than any other standing party. He is the man that is prepared to shake everything up and save this country.

He too has a manifesto and like all the rest it has no legal status, he can promise whatever he likes but is not compelled or mandated to deliver it.

However, he has a track record. He promised to take us out of the EU and when the EU dictators all laughed at him, he ploughed on and secured the support of the UK people and he made it happen. A source of great embarrassment to the EU despots who are now desperately fighting a losing battle with all the other member states who are fed up with their totalitarian nonsense and of which many will leave the EU like the UK.

Either way we really have very little choice in this election. If we do not want 5 more years of utter corruption, national destruction, unimaginable levels of immigration, more lockdowns and Authoritarian mandates, then we MUST STOP VOTING FOR THE LIB/LAB/CON UNIPARTY.

It's that simple. I want change. Real change. So Reform gets my vote and I believe much of what is in their manifesto.
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Original post by PilgrimOfTruth
It's an advertising leaflet designed to dupe voters. It's a baseless, meaningless piece of paper that carries no weight or legality whatsoever. Imagine you wanted some landscape gardening doing and you invited 5 different companies to bid for that work. They would all set forth a plan or set of advertising material to try and sway you to pick them. They might show you photos of past work they'd done. They might promise to use top quality materials, fill your garden with top quality plants and flowers. They might promise to beat anyone else's price.
All of it would just be advertising material. Baseless promises that bear no reality to what they will actually deliver on the day.
In terms of political parties it's simple. Liberal Dems, Labour and Conservatives are all the same party in reality, all working for the same masters hidden in the shadows. They wear different colours (yellow, red and blue) to try and fool us, but they are THE SAME PARTY. The "Uniparty".
They want us to keep flipping between them. One year voting Tory, next time voting labour and so on. They don't care who you vote for so long as it is them and they have enjoyed this fraudulent privilege for many many decades now and the result is the country has been destroyed, decimated and is on the verge of total annihilation.
Ignore the manifestos of the "Uniparty". Nothing they state has any legal backing. There are no laws stating that they must deliver what they promise so they can and do promise anything and everything to fool you, the hapless voter.
The political system is inherently corrupt and rigged. The "Uniparty" has no intention of changing it because it's a system that keeps them in power every election.
Our only way out of that political prison is to change and Reform the system of politics.
The only person willing to do that, is Nigel Farage and his Reform party.
The Establishment fear him more than any other standing party. He is the man that is prepared to shake everything up and save this country.
He too has a manifesto and like all the rest it has no legal status, he can promise whatever he likes but is not compelled or mandated to deliver it.
However, he has a track record. He promised to take us out of the EU and when the EU dictators all laughed at him, he ploughed on and secured the support of the UK people and he made it happen. A source of great embarrassment to the EU despots who are now desperately fighting a losing battle with all the other member states who are fed up with their totalitarian nonsense and of which many will leave the EU like the UK.
Either way we really have very little choice in this election. If we do not want 5 more years of utter corruption, national destruction, unimaginable levels of immigration, more lockdowns and Authoritarian mandates, then we MUST STOP VOTING FOR THE LIB/LAB/CON UNIPARTY.
It's that simple. I want change. Real change. So Reform gets my vote and I believe much of what is in their manifesto.

In that case, I have a bridge to sell you and also some magic beans.

How is the weather in Moscow, Comrade Troll-Bot?
Reform don't HAVE any policies.
Its a one-trick pony.
Original post by McGinger
Reform don't HAVE any policies.
Its a one-trick pony.


A full 23 pages of them which can be found here:

https://www.reformparty.uk/our-contract-contents

Policies which naturally strike fear into the hearts of the Establishment and it's Lib/Lab/Con Uniparty.

Hence we must expect the Establishment to flood social media and forums like this with anti-Farage, anti-Reform rhetoric.
In fact it's comforting to see it happening. It means they really are very very scared of Farage indeed.

And so they should be.

The revolution is coming and they are going to be held to account for their crimes
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This is pretty good quality Tinfoil Hat stuff.
23 pages of fibs and piffle.

Here's just one lie, found at random after two seconds

"Pick up Migrants out of Boats and Take Back to France. (We are legally allowed to do this under international treaties)."

Nope! Doing that would contravene international law, including treaties to which the UK is a party.

Lots of entirely made up numbers and general frothery. These clowns can't even get the name of the Equality Act 2010 right.

Executive summary : "**** off, Johnny Foreigner!"

No, Nige, you **** off.
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Original post by Stiffy Byng
Please bear in mind that a party might promise the moon on a stick to win votes. Sometimes, not every promise made is costed or realistically achievable. But reading the Manifestos at least tells you what each party plans to do if elected. In the UK's political system, the plans of all but one of the parties are likely to be irrelevant.

Are there any consequences if they don’t achieve the things they promised to do?
Original post by McGinger
The Reform Party's manifesto is essentially :
We hate migrants, especially brown ones.

thats not very good
Original post by Stiffy Byng
Reform isn't a political party, it's a scam owned and run by Nigel Farage, much like George Galloway's so called Workers Party.

Who is Nigel Farage?
Sorry I’ve only recently moved to the uk, so I don’t know much about politics here
Nigel Farage is a far right wing demagogue, who may or may not be working for Putin. He's a proven liar, an open racist, and in all respects a charlatan. He was one of the main proponents of Brexit, the biggest act of self-harm committed by a democracy since WW2.

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