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The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a liberal political party based in the United Kingdom.
The SDP-Liberal Alliance was an electoral alliance of the Social Democratic Party and the Liberal Party in the UK that ran from 1981 to 1988, when the bulk of the two parties merged to form the Social and Liberal Democrats, later referred to as simply the Liberal Democrats.
It is currently the third-largest party in the UK Parliament, behind Labour and the Conservatives, with 62 Members of Parliament elected at the general election of 2005.
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The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a social liberal (additional info and facts about social liberal) political party (An organization to gain political power) based in the United Kingdom (A monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland).
The Liberal Democrats are descended from the Liberal Party (A major political party in Great Britain in the 19th century; now the third largest; advocated reforms and improvement of the conditions of working people) which dominated British politics for much of the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Green Liberalism is a term used to refer to liberals (A person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties) who have incorporated green (The property of being green; resembling the color of growing grass) concerns into their ideology (Imaginary or visionary theorization).
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 Liberal Democrats (UK) - LearnThis.Info Enclyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
The SDP and the Liberals soon realised that their was no place for two centrist political parties, and entered into an alliance so that they would not stand against each other in elections.
The Liberal Democrats have positioned themselves as an anti-Iraq War party, and took part in the anti-war march led by their party leader.
The Liberal Democrats are a member party of the Liberal International and their 11 MEPs form part of the ELDR group in the European Parliament.
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The Liberal Democrats' opponents describe them as being all things to all people, having so many policies that they would find it impossible to implement them consistently were they to find themselves in government; while supporters say that this reflects a misunderstanding of the federalist and decentralised nature of the party.
The Liberal Democrats are descended from the Liberal Party which dominated British politics for much of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
According to this view, liberalism or political centrism is consistent with a left-right analysis of politics, and denial of this is to claim that we live in a post-modern world where nothing can ever be known and nothing is as it seems.
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