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 Liberal Party (UK)
In 1841 the Liberals lost office to the Conservatives under Sir Robert Peel, but their period in opposition was short, because the Conservatives split over the repeal of the Corn Laws, a free trade issue, and a faction known as the Peelites (but not Peel himself), defected to the Liberal side.
A group of Liberal opponents of the merger continued under the old name of "the Liberal Party"; this was legally a new organisation (the headquarters, records, assets and debts of the old party were inherited by the Liberal Democrats), but its constitution asserts it to be the same party as that which had previously existed.
The Liberal Party was one of the two major British political parties from the early 19th century until the 1920s, and a third party of varying strength and importance up to 1988, when it merged with the Social Democratic Party to form a new party which would become known as the Liberal Democrats. /encyclopedia/l/li/liberal_party__uk_.html   (3116 words)

 1931 Liberal/SDP/Libdem Party Manifesto -
The Liberal Party goes to the polls as the vigorous advocate of those Liberal aims and ideals which have rendered the highest service to the country and to the Empire.
Liberalism, which for generations has played a leading part in the effort to raise the standards of life of the people, and which still stands as the principal bulwark between the country and a disastrous conflict between classes, deeply deplores these events.
In these circumstances, the Liberal Ministers have felt it their duty to co-operate with the Prime Minister in maintaining a strong and stable Government composed of men of all parties. /1931/1931-liberal-manifesto.shtml   (862 words)

 Untitled Document
A member of the National Liberal Party, deputy for Bucharest in the 2004 elections, she is a member of the D.A. PNL-PD Alliance National Coordinating Committee.
He became a member of the National Liberal Party (PNL) in 2000 and was elected PNL Vice-President in 2002; he became a Senator in 2000.
He has been adviser on economic matters of the president of the National Liberal Party since February 2003; he enrolled in the National Liberal Party in February 2003; in 2000 he was state secretary and spokesman for the Mugur Isarescu government. /gov_agenda/factbox.htm   (2051 words)

 Guardian Unlimited dummy Until 1966, some Conservative candidates called themselves 'National Liberal and Conservative'. What happened to the National Liberal Party?
Despite attempts at reunification, the National Liberal Party (as it called itself from 1948) moved ever closer to the Conservatives.
Sir John Simon's Liberal Nationals supported the National Government, even over protectionism, and supplied several ministers for what were in reality largely Conservative cabinets.
The link was useful to the Conservatives in their attempt to claim the inheritance of the pre-war Liberal Party, but as Jo Grimond led the real Liberals into the revival of the early 1960s, it became increasingly irrelevant. /notesandqueries/query/0,5753,-2144,00.html   (224 words)

 The Liberal Party...
The National Executive of The Liberal Party wishes to express its support to Jenny Tonge MP, concerning her clear and honest analysis of the political alienation and economic depravation of the Palestinian People.
Assembly believes that the Party’s commitment to a written constitution requires the use of referenda to amend such a constitution and accordingly resolves to amend the statement to read “The Liberal Party is opposed to the use of referenda except for determination of constitutional changes”.
Liberal Party members opposed the merger of the Liberal and Social Democrat parties in 1988, believing it to be an inadequate vehicle for promoting genuine Liberalism.   (5041 words)

 Politics in Lebanon: History of the Political Parties
After a period of dormancy, the party was revived in the 1950s in the wake of increasing conflicts between the Tashnak Party and Hunchak Party.
The Phalange Party motto is "God, the Fatherland, and the Family," and its doctrine emphasizes a free economy and private initiative.
The stalwart PSP militia was involved against the government during the 1958 Civil War, took a modest part in the Lebanese National Movement throughout the 1975 Civil War, and fought against Phalangist troops and the Lebanese Army in the 1983 battles in the Shuf Mountains. /lebanon_pol.htm   (5612 words)

 National Liberal Party (UK) -
In 1947 the party formally merged with the Conservative Party but MPs continued to use the National Liberal party name for elections until the 1960s.
The Liberal Party became split between those who remained in the new coalition government, becoming the National Liberals (led by John Allsebrook Simon), and those (led by Herbert Samuel) who left and continued operating under the Liberal Party name.
The National Liberals were a political party in the United Kingdom who broke away from the Liberal Party. /display/National_Liberal_Party_(UK)   (141 words)

 Northampton Liberal Democrats
Mel de Cruz, County Councillor for Spencer and, until recently a member of Labour's shadow cabinet, has sensationally joined the Liberal Democrats.
Suggestions that the Liberal Democrats have 'thrown a spanner in the works' or are acting to delay decisions that will allow the redevelopment of the football stadium at Sixfields are unfair.
The Liberal Democrats are a growing force in Northampton having gone from just 2 Councillors on the Borough Council in 1987 to 17 elected in 2003.   (810 words)

 Socialist Party
The Campaign for a New Workers' Party appeals for trade unionists, community campaigners, environmentalists and others to come together in support of the 'declaration for a new workers' party'.
Sign up to the campaign: THIS WEEK, eight members of the National Executive Committee of NATFHE have signed the declaration of the Campaign for a New Workers' Party.
IN A recent national opinion poll 73% of respondents were in favour of increasing the top rate of income tax on incomes of greater than £100,000 from 40p in the pound to 50p.   (1726 words)

 BBC News UK BNP: A party on the fringe
The party, which marks its 20th anniversary next year, has sought to tone down its racist bullyboy image, in an apparent bid to imitate the electoral success of the French National Front and the Austrian Freedom Party.
Under its current policy, the party backs an immediate halt to "all further non-white immigration" and the "voluntary resettlement" of non-whites to "their lands of ethnic origin".
Some critics of the party, who include the journalist Nick Cohen, say in the small print it endorses considering "forcible repatriation" for those non-whites who refuse to return, although no reference can be found to this on the BNP's website. /1/hi/uk/1507680.stm   (658 words)

 Central Europe Review - Romanian News Round-up
PD president Petre Roman blamed his coalition colleagues in the National Liberal Party (PNL) for the crisis and referred to the accord signed in 1998 between Emil Constantinescu representing the Democratic Convention (CDR) and Roman who represented the Social Democratic Union (USD) - an alliance of the PD and Social Democrat Party of Romania (PSDR).
A PD spokesperson said, "Our party firmly refuses to be part of such an immoral trade-off." (Reuters- 10 March 2000) The PD subsequently did not take part in a scheduled cabinet meeting causing questions to be asked about the survival of the Isărescu government.
Foreign Minister Petre Roman was in the UK at the beginning of this week on an official visit. /00/10/romanianews10.html   (1868 words)

 United Kingdom general election, 1951 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
They called an election on October 25, 1951, hoping to win more seats, but instead lost to the Conservative Party, who were able to form a government, with a workable majority (when the National Liberals were included) of 17, despite gaining fewer votes than Labour.
The 1951 election was held soon after the UK general election, 1950, which Labour won, but with an unworkable majority.
This page was last modified 14:53, 22 December 2005. /wiki/1951_UK_general_election   (133 words)

 Woodspring Liberal Democrat Index
VISION STATEMENT "The Liberal Democrats exist to build and safeguard a fair, free and open society, in which we seek to balance the fundamental values of liberty, equality and community, and in which no-one shall be enslaved by poverty, ignorance or conformity." Preamble to our Constitution
Here you can find details of 'who's who' in the Liberal Democrats in the Woodspring Constituency of North Somerset.
There's information on how to contact your councillors and Local Party representatives, along with copies of the FOCUS newsletters that we distribute to many households throughout Woodspring. /%7Elibdemwoodsp   (335 words)

 Charles Kerr
In 1937 he was appointed Chief Whip of the National Liberal Party.
Charles Kerr, Lord Treviot, who was chairman of the Liberal National Party (1940-56), died on 7th January, 1968.
Liberal Party he was elected to the House of Commons in 1929. /SSkerr.htm   (655 words)

 Central Europe Review - Romanian News Round-up
The National Liberal Party (PNL), a member of the ruling coalition, still refuses to take part in any discussions on the office of Defence Minister until PD vice-president Traian Basescu formally apologises for accusing the PNL of meddling in PD affairs.
He has proposed that Alexandru Athanasiu of the Social Democracy Party of Romania (PDSR) be Minster of Defence with Simona Marinescu of the PD taking on the responsibility of Minister of Labour and Social Protection.
We address our Liberal colleagues, expressing our regret if some of these opinions damaged their public image." (Mediafax - 29 February 2000) By Thursday the PNL had announced that they accepted this apology and would be taking part in coalition activities once more. /00/9/romanianews9.html   (1883 words)

 News from April 8
The city of Brasov is hosting, with the President of the Party Valeriu Stoica in attendance, the county conference of the National Liberal Party.
Session of the PD Permanent National Bureau at the Headquarters of the respective party.
Session of the PSD Permanent Delegation at the Hearquarters of the party. /romania/en/stiri/arh2002/e_apr08.html   (659 words)

 LDYS - Welcome
We’re the wing of the Liberal Democrat party for all young people and students in the UK.
We have an executive and conference, policy and international committees who deal with certain areas of LDYS, but they are always accountable to the members of LDYS, who can vote for the executive and committees, propose and approve policy and hold the whole organisation to account.
We may be linked to our main party, but we’re a wholly autonomous organisation, so we set our own policy, run our own campaigns and speak our own minds.   (244 words)

 Party supplies and party products for the UK
Every party or celebration needs the ice-breaking and explosive effects of party poppers, incredible air-operated confetti cannons in a variety of sizes to suit your party venue and lots of noisy horns, blowouts and other noisemakers.
Need a loot bag for a childrens party, a wig for an event, or a party bag for a birthday party.
We have party supplies and party products for childrens parties, birthday parties, anniversaries and hen parties and celebrations including loot bags and party bags.   (609 words)

 The Conservative Party
More than 16,000 new members have joined the Conservative Party since David Cameron took over as Leader on December 6 last year.
Support among young people has also surged, visits to the Party website have rocketed, and voters have also been switching to the Conservatives in local government by-elections held over the past month.
Mr Cameron has hailed the upsurge in support and interest as a positive response to the Party's new message of "change, optimism and hope".   (168 words)

 Liberal Democrats Within Dudley MBC
The Liberal Democrats won their first seat on Dudley MBC in Norton ward, Stourbridge, in 1994.
Thank you for visiting the Liberal Democrat website for Dudley MBC.
There has been a long tradition of Liberal support in the Black Country, with a number of Liberal Clubs continuing to thrive across the borough.   (164 words)

 Australia Government 2000 - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, Political System
Political parties and leaders: Australian Democratic Party [Meg LEES]; Australian Labor Party [Kim BEAZLEY]; Green Party [Bob BROWN]; Liberal Party [John Winston HOWARD]; National Party [John ANDERSON]; One Nation Party [Pauline HANSON]
Flag description: blue with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant and a large seven-pointed star in the lower hoist-side quadrant; the remaining half is a representation of the Southern Cross constellation in white with one small five-pointed star and four, larger, seven-pointed stars
elections: none; the monarch is hereditary; governor general appointed by the monarch; following legislative elections, the leader of the majority party or leader of a majority coalition is usually appointed prime minister by the governor general for a three-year term /wfb2000/countries/australia/australia_government.html   (420 words)

 Canada's 'Conservatives' to the Left of Liberal and Labour Parties Worldwide (esp Australia and NZ)
When their liberal party is so far left, the right has to be far right to stablize the political scene!
Nationally, support of the New Democratic Party of Canada stands at 20%.
The New Democratic Party of Canada governs on its alone in Saskatcheswan, and once did in Ontario, Manitoba, and BC. /focus/f-news/1461658/posts   (812 words)

 Liberal Party Press Release
Even amongst Liberals and Liberal Democrats who have been ardent in their support of devolution there are serious reservations about "the Prescott plans".
It is not just in Labour ranks that their serious dissent is bubbling up.
Firstly to suggest a region of 6.8 million people in the North West can be represented by a mere 30 people is absurd. /news/pr010903.htm   (211 words)

 UKPOL Magazine
The Liberal Democrats overtook Labour into second place, turnout was 43%.
Veritas, the party led by former UK Independence Party (UKIP) MEP Robert Kilroy-Silk, have clashed with UKIP over the name of the grouping in the London Assembly.
In Town Close Ward, Norwich, the Green Party took the seat from the Liberal Democrats on a 21% swing.   (767 words)

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 Category:Historical liberal parties - Art History Online Reference and Guide
See for present-day liberal parties the list of liberal parties.
Defunct parties can be found at the overviews listed in Liberalism worldwide
Parties are listed by country in alphabetical order, followed by a chronological order. /art_history/Category:Historical_liberal_parties   (76 words)

 Godfrey Collins -
He was elected as Liberal Member of Parliament for Greenock in 1910 and sat for the constituency until his death (from 1931 as a Liberal National).
Sir Godfrey Pattison Collins (26 June 1875 - 13 October 1936) was a British Liberal National politician.
He was a Junior Lord of the Treasury from 1919-1920 and Chief Liberal Whip from November 1924-1926. /psypsych/Godfrey_Collins   (224 words)

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