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 ipedia.com: Politics of the United Kingdom Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Liberal Party formed a government in 1870 and then alternated with the Conservative Party as the party of government throughout the late 19th century and early 20th century.
The Labour Party elected staunch left-winger Michael Foot as their leader after their 1979 election defeat, and he responded to Margaret Thatcher's government by moving the party further to the left, a move which split the party and is widely believed to have made Labour unelectable for a decade.
Politics in Northern Ireland is particularly complex, due to the history of Northern Ireland, particularly the 'Troubles'.
www.ipedia.com /politics_of_the_united_kingdom.html   (3686 words)

 Category:Political parties in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United Kingdom traditionally has a two party dominant system, and all national governments since the 1920s have been led by one either the Labour Party or the Conservative Party, but the third largest party, the Liberal Democrats, currently has over 9% of the MPs.
These three main parties operate across the whole United Kingdom or throughout Great Britain.
Local political parties are important in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, but are much less significant in England.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Political_parties_in_the_United_Kingdom   (187 words)

 List of topics related to the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of British politicians by wealth at death
List of television stations in the United Kingdom
List of United Kingdom disasters by death toll
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_United_Kingdom-related_topics   (454 words)

 Political Parties
The political parties are not mentioned in the Constitutional Act of the Kingdom of Denmark, which is the framework of the political system of Denmark.
The supreme body of the parties is the national congress at which representatives of all levels of the party gather in order to discuss the general political lines.
This method means that a party is represented in the Folketing, proportionally to the number of votes obtained by the party on a nation-wide basis and not only proportionally to the number of votes which the candidate of the party has obtained in the constituency in which he or she runs for election.
www.folketinget.dk /BAGGRUND/00000047/00232630.htm   (2706 words)

 Articles - List of political parties in the United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Prior to the mid-19th century British politics was dominated by the Whigs and the Tories.
It was replaced as the main left-wing party by the newly emerging Labour Party, who represented an alliance between the Trade Unions and various socialist societies.
The Electoral Commission´s register of political parties lists the details of parties registered to fight elections with their name in the United Kingdom.
www.foreverc.com /articles/List_of_political_parties_in_the_United_Kingdom   (1026 words)

 Cadre parties (from political party) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Political parties originated in their modern form in Europe and the United States in the 19th century, along with the electoral and parliamentary systems, whose development reflects the evolution of parties.
The Political Parties table is a general guide to the principal political parties and coalitions of the world.
Parties are included in most instances only if represented in elected parliaments (in the lower house in bicameral legislatures).
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-36660   (717 words)

 African Political Parties and Organizations on the Web
The party was started because of the reaction to the execution of Dr. Viriato Pã, a lawyer who actively opposed the PAIGC and their practices of clandestine arrests and executions during post-independence.
Has a directory of political parties, the April 2002 Presidential Election, election statistics, the electoral process, decentralization, full text of the electoral law, regional government officials, borders relations, list of Christian and Muslim organizations in Mali, population statistics, another list of political parties, their leaders and addresses.
Has a political parties directory, the results of the 1991 and 1996 presidential elections, the 1998 local government elections, the 1991and 1996 parliamentary elections, text of election related Acts, members of Parliament announcements.
www-sul.stanford.edu /depts/ssrg/africa/political-parties-africa.html   (8015 words)

 List of political parties : Political parties of the world   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Parti du Travail de Belgique (Party of Labour in Belgium)
Latvijas Socialdemokratiska Strandnieku Partija[?] (Socialdemocratic Labour Party of Latvia)
Parti Ouvrier Socialiste Luxembourgeois/Letzeburger Socialistesch Arbeiterpartei[?] (Socialist Labour party of Luxembourg)
www.fastload.org /po/Political_parties_of_the_world.html   (1025 words)

 Human Rights Watch World Report 2002: Europe & Central Asia: United Kingdom
In the aftermath of the September 11 attacks in the United States, the United Kingdom proposed emergency measures that threatened to undermine civil liberties and the rights of refugees and migrants.
In a statement to Parliament on October 15, Blunkett stated that "[t]here is no immediate intelligence pointing to a specific threat to the United Kingdom." These public pronouncements raised concern that the United Kingdom sought to derogate from its human rights obligations in the absence of conditions amounting to a bona fide state of emergency.
In August 1 proposals to advance the political process, the British and Irish governments called for the appointment of an international judge to investigate allegations of official collusion in several cases, including the murders of Rosemary Nelson and Patrick Finucane.
www.hrw.org /wr2k2/europe21.html   (1298 words)

 The Funding of Political Parties in the United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
In these circumstances, and in view of the fact that scrutiny has to be undertaken to a very tight timetable, the Government proposes to wait until the Electoral Commission's register covers at least three years of disclosable donations before extending the new scrutiny arrangement to CBE candidates generally.
However, candidates at this level nominated for political services, or added to the list by the Prime Minister, will continue to be subject to scrutiny by the PHSC.
In the interim, the record of any disclosable donations to political parties made by such individuals during the build-up of the register will of course be transparent to the public.
www.archive.official-documents.co.uk /document/cm44/4413/4413-10.htm   (736 words)

 2004 Country Report on Human Rights Practices in the United Kingdom
The most recent general election was held in 2001; a number of political parties participated in the election, and it was free and fair.
Some political parties and human rights groups have raised concerns that the Government may seek to limit the public scope of the four inquiries to avoid the exposure of potentially embarrassing information, especially in the Finucane case.
As of March 2003, there were 32,736 children on child protection registers, locally maintained lists of children whom social-services authorities judged to be at continuing risk of significant harm due to neglect, physical abuse, sexual abuse, or emotional abuse.
www.state.gov /g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2004/41716.htm   (7617 words)

 The Department of Political Science at Temple University
Topics for study include: development of public opinion and political ideology in the U.S.; the social psychology of political attitudes; the role of the mass media and the news in the formation of political opinion; and the influence of public opinion upon government policy.
Special attention to parties and mass media as participants in campaigns and to factors affecting voting behavior of the mass public and the linkages voting provides between the public and policy formation.
This course presents an overview of the politics of urban areas: electoral politics, government structure, race, finance, education, housing, neighborhoods, and economic and historical forces on politics in urban areas.
www.temple.edu /polsci/undergraduate/CourseList.asp   (3082 words)

 Governments on the WWW: Political Parties
Sozialdemokratische Partei Österreichs (SPÖ) [Socialdemocratic Party of Austria]
Srpska Stranka Republike Srpske [Serbian Party of the Serbian Republic]
Hrvatska Seljacka Stranka Bosne i Hercegovine (HSS BiH) [Croatian Peasants Party of Bosnia and Herzegovina]
www.gksoft.com /govt/en/parties.html   (2433 words)

 Political Parties, World Politics, International Politics, World's Political Parties, Political Parties Sites - 123world   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Click on the respective alphabet to begin your search for a particular political party or scroll down to the appropriate section beginning with that alphabet.
We have made sincere efforts to list the links of all the political parties of the world on the net.
However, if you do not find the official site of the political parties you are looking for, then use the feedback link at the bottom of this page to apprise us of the same.
www.123world.com /politics   (294 words)

 Political parties (UK)
A much more complete list of Political Parties in the UK is available from any and all of the political parties generous enough to include it.
If you run a UK political party, then regardless of whether you pay me or not, you can be on this list.
In political matters it is important to be FAIR, so to give everyone a fair opportunity, I have initially arranged the list to contain political parties I have heard of, initially in a random order, and in neutral colours.
www.zyra.org.uk /politic.htm   (288 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The emphasis is on how their personal and political lives shaped their personalities and their destinies, as well as how circumstances compelled them to accept posts in the Lincoln cabinet and (with one notable exception) come to recognize that the president they served was the greatest man of his generation.
One of the key recurring elements is the way diverse parties as Frederick Douglass and the "Charleston Mercury" reversed their opinions about Lincoln as president, explaining why it was the most vilified American of the 19th century when he was first inaugurated would become a secular saint whose death was met with almost universal bereavement.
As Kearns quite correctly asserts, only a “political genius” could have assembled and then worked effectively with cabinet members such as Chase, Bates, Seward, and Stanton, all of whom were independent thinkers, had personal agendas, and (at least initially) considered themselves super to Lincoln in all respects.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0684824906   (1493 words)

 Catholic Community Forum Discussion Groups - British Christians Fight Back
FACT -All the three main political parties in the United Kingdom either support or condone policies which encourage the 'gay agenda'.
FACT - All the three main political parties in the United Kingdom either support or condone policies which devalue or discriminate against the family.
This cannot be done through existing political parties as their agendas have all been taken over by the liberal elite.
www.catholic-forum.com /forums/showthread.php?p=26133&mode=threaded   (218 words)

 International   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
America's Open Debates Foundation is a national foundation committed to networking existing "free election" organizations, every legitimate national party, ballot access and election reform movements into one cooperative, unified and powerful voice.
Third Parties '96 is a movement to build a new mainstream political party
Parti Constitutionnel a non-profit political organization for the adoption in France of the American Constitution and way of life
www.eritreaone.com /index/internationalparty.htm   (808 words)

 English Christians Fight Back - CWS Talk! - ChristianWebSite.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
I am one of many Americans who thought that was, at the least, a bit unseemly, in that whatever the outcome, prayerfully for the better, free elections are for the people of that country or area to engage in, unimpeded by outside forces, most especially forces from outside their own nation.
You are asking for funds and support for local political aims from people who will and should have no say in those elections, and will not reap the benefit or loss of the results of that election.
One of the great benefits of democratic elections is that the people who do the voting are the ones who have to live with the results.
www.botcw.com /talk/showthread.php?t=14605   (669 words)

 Area Studies, UK: politics, elections and government in Britain
It should be noted that MPs email addresses seem to be in a period of flux - some have their own private addresses, some have constituency-based addresses, and some are linked to the Parliamentary server.
Members of the Scottish Parliament, and the Welsh National Assembly, listed by constituency/region, including election results and, where known, the email address and website address for each MP revolts.co.uk a source for academic analysis of backbench behaviour in Britain
New Politics Network, independent political and campaigning think tank, concerned specifically with issues relating to democratic renewal and popular participation in politics.
www.psr.keele.ac.uk /area/uk.htm   (1492 words)

 Political parties, interest groups, and other movements around the world
Political parties, interest groups, and other movements around the world
List of political and non-profit organisations on the Internet, maintained by UC-Berkeley's Centre for Community Economic Research
RKRP-RPK, Communist Workers Party of Russia - Communist Party of Russia
www.psr.keele.ac.uk /parties.htm   (1203 words)

 Omniseek: /Politics /United Kingdom /Political Parties
This is the entry in the Register of Political Parties for "United Kingdom Independence Party".
Introduction Organizational Framework for the Elections The Political Campaign Conduct of the campaign Fair access to the media Campaign behaviour The Polling Period Secrecy of the vote Harassment, coercion and...
www.omniseek.com /srch/{53129}   (393 words)

 Find in a Library: List of works relating to political parties in the United States.
Find in a Library: List of works relating to political parties in the United States.
List of works relating to political parties in the United States.
WorldCat is provided by OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. on behalf of its member libraries.
www.worldcatlibraries.org /wcpa/ow/f0314273b562478f.html   (72 words)

 United Kingdom: Government, Politics, and Law: Political Parties (Portals to the World, Library of Congress)
United Kingdom: Government, Politics, and Law: Political Parties (Portals to the World, Library of Congress)
United Kingdom: Government, Politics, and Law: Political Parties
This portal lists the official websites for English, Welsh and Scottish political parties.
www.loc.gov /rr/international/main/uk/gov-politics.html   (84 words)

 Political Resources on the Net - United Kingdom and Northern Ireland I
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1:5 Parties)
Political Parties and Youth Organizations in United Kingdom by Ben den Butter
RESPECT - The Unity Coalition Political party which has grown out of the anti-war movement in the United Kingdom
www.politicalresources.net /uk.htm   (218 words)

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