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 National Labour Party (UK 1930s) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National Labour Party was also the name of an Irish political party (a split from the Irish Labour Party) active in the 1940s and 1950s.
The National Labour Party was a group founded around the British Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald after he was expelled from the Labour Party in September 1931.
It contested the 1931 election and the 1935 election, and was viewed by the mainstream Labour party as 'traitors'. /wiki/National_Labour   (336 words)

 National Socialist Party (UK) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National Socialist Party was a small political party in the United Kingdom, founded in 1916.
Six members of the party were elected to the parliament of the United Kingdom in the 1918 election.
Although maintaining that they were a Marxist party, after affiliation to the Labour Party in 1918, they renounced vanguardism and saw in the Russian Revolution only the danger that it might weaken the United Kingdom's war effort. /wiki/National_Socialist_Party_(UK)   (260 words)

 Encyclopedia: National Party (UK)
The party should not be confused with the Nationalist Party which, although having similar roots to the Nationals, was an alternative name for the Constitutional Movement of Andrew Fountaine.
The National Party was formed on January 6, 1976 by John Kingsley Read as a less extreme alternative to the National Front.
A party journal, Britain First, was published for a time although the National Party proved unsuccessful and did not last long. /encyclopedia/National-Party-(UK)   (214 words)

 National Party (UK) Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography
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The National Party was created by Baron A. Ampthill, Sir Richard Cooper and Sir Henry Page Croft in 1917 to fill the void left by the, in Cooper's words, 'discrediting of the old party system' and its candidates ran against the Lloyd George Coalition at the 1918 general election.
In January 1921 the National party was disbanded but was revived under the new name of the National Constitutional Association which held conventions and co-operated with the 4th Marquess of Salisbury to help end the Lloyd George Coalition. /search/encyclopedia/National_Party_%28UK%29   (538 words)

 National Party of Canada
This party should not be confused by an earlier National Party that was founded in 1979.
The National Party was a short lived Canadian political party that contested the 1993 Canadian election.
Despite the election being a successful one for other new parties such as the Bloc Quebecois and the Reform Party, the National Party failed to elect any members. /wikipedia/n/na/national_party_of_canada.html   (214 words)

 British National Party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In October 1990, the British National Party was described by the European Parliament's committee on racism and xenophobia as an "openly Nazi party...
On 18 December 2003, the party polled 14.7% in a by-election in Aston Ward for Flintshire County Council, north Wales.
An example of this is the party's stance on repatriation: under Tyndall's leadership, the party campaigned for the compulsory "repatriation" of all ethnic minorities. /wiki/British_National_Party   (7718 words) Society Birthday party for national lottery
National lottery players will soon be able to see the fruits of the £78.5m grant given to the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden when it throws open its doors later this year as part of a celebration of the lottery's 10th birthday.
The National Lottery Day is part of a package of measures first announced by Ms Jowell in a white paper a year ago, aimed at boosting flagging ticket sales by showing lottery players how their money has been spent on good causes.
Since Ms Jowell's annoucement, results for national lottery operator Camelot showed a slight increse of 1% in ticket sales in the year to March 31 2004. /Society/lottery/story/0,8150,1247262,00.html   (535 words)

 Encyclopedia: National Democratic Party (UK)
The National Democratic and Labour Party, usually known as the NDP, was a political party in the United Kingdom.
The party won nine seats in the 1918 UK general election, including Barnes in the Glasgow Gorbals seat.
It was founded in 1918 by George Barnes, Member of Parliament for Glasgow Blackfriars, when he resigned from the Labour Party. /encyclopedia/National-Democratic-Party-(UK)   (143 words)

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Democratic Labour Party of Lithuania Democratic Labour Party of Lithuania (LDDP, in Lithuanian Lietuvos Demokratine Darb... /topics/party.html   (143 words)

The last of the National party leaders can now be seen on television standing next to a polluted stream in a squatter camp, solemnly promising a better life for the people.
In 1997, the National party elected a new leader and a new type of man, van Schalkwyk, devoid of ideology but not of ambition.
The revolutionary arm of the ANC and the Communist party were horrified at the reforms and the improvement in the lives of ordinary black people. /spectator/spec359.html   (1468 words)

 BBC News UK BNP: A party on the fringe
Formed in 1982 by John Tyndall, the British National Party's guiding principle has always been to oppose non-white immigration into the UK and endorse repatriation of blacks and Asians living in Britain.
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". /hi/english/uk/newsid_1507000/1507680.stm   (658 words)

 Is Scotland subsidised by the UK? — SNP - Scottish National Party
By the UK Government's own famous admission in 1997, Scotland paid £27 billion more in taxes to the UK between 1979 and 1995 than it received in Government expenditure.
Scotland more than pays her way in the UK - in fact we are net contributors to the UK economy.
The real issue is not about the state our economy under the stewardship of a UK Government, but the potential of our economy in an independent Scotland. /independence/yourquestions/scotlandpaysherway/scotlandsubsidiesed   (372 words)

 Guardian Unlimited Politics Special Reports Special report: the far right
May 14: One of the UK's most senior police officers is embroiled in a row with the British National party after it used comments he made on crime and immigration in its election literature.
April 20: The British National party is to field 112 candidates at the election, entitling it to a five minute election broadcast and a free mailshot to 7 million voters in the seats they are contesting.
February 21: The far right British National Party will be entitled to a party political broadcast and a free mailshot to 7 million voters as it puts up a record number of candidates in the forthcoming general election, the Guardian has learned. /farright/0,11375,617119,00.html   (2215 words)

 National Liberal Party (UK) -
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.
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. /display/National_Liberal_Party_(UK)   (141 words)

 National Socialist Party (UK) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National Socialist Party was a small political party in the United Kingdom, founded in 1916.
Six members of the party were elected to the parliament of the United Kingdom in the 1918 election.
Although maintaining that they were a Marxist party, after affiliation to the Labour Party in 1918, they renounced vanguardism and saw in the Russian Revolution only the danger that it might weaken the United Kingdom's war effort. /wiki/National_Socialist_Party_(UK)   (260 words)

 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.
In 1981 defectors from the moderate wing of the Labour Party, led by former Cabinet ministers Roy Jenkins, David Owen and Shirley Williams, founded the Social Democratic Party.
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. /encyclopedia/l/li/liberal_party__uk_.html   (3116 words)

 English Democrats Party :: England United
The English Democrats party was formed in 2002 because the New labour Government in its rush to secure national devolution for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, completely ignored the interests and indeed the existence of England.
As a political party we recognise that real Democracy is much more than the ability to choose, from time to time, between broadly similar parties which compete amongst themselves for power.
The English Democrats is a “young” party, having only been established for less than 2 years.   (525 words)

 British Politics Page
A large amount of organised voting for one party was registered in one day and the poll results have been reset to the figures they were standing at 24 hours previously.
What Party Will You Vote For in 2009?
We aim to supply completely impartial information on all aspects of British politics, covering all major British political parties.   (192 words)

 Guardian Unlimited Special reports Beware BNP bridge builders
Today's news that the British National party is seeking the support of the Sikh community should not come as a surprise.
The party claims this is to break down the media image that the BNP is racist.
This move sees the party consolidate its view that the recent tensions across England's cities are the result of a "Muslim problem". /racism/Story/0,2763,547793,00.html   (501 words)

 Indymedia UK - Antifa attacked head-office of National Party of Germany
Indymedia UK - Antifa attacked head-office of National Party of Germany
Yesterday night (20.4.2004) some Antifascist attacked the head office of the National Party of Germany (NPD) in Berlin.
Antifa attacked head-office of National Party of Germany /en/2004/04/289650.html   (1920 words)

 Unite Against Fascism - Home page
The fascist British National Party are standing in the forthcoming by-election in the Goresbrook ward in Barking on 23rd June 2005.
The Goresbrook by-election has seen the Nazi British National Party (BNP) lose the only seat that they held in London.
The new national anti fascist leaflet for the general election is now available and will be delivered to key areas around the country.   (3214 words)

 Communist Party of Britain - for peace and socialism
The Communist Party of Britain condemns the arrest of Sean Garland, President of the Workers Party of Ireland, on 7 October while attending the Ard Fheis of the Workers Party in Belfast.
Communist Party of Britain - for peace and socialism
Mr Halpin called for a massive turnout for the Stop the War Coalition’s march for peace and liberty on Saturday, September 24, declaring that the governments proposed anti-terrorism and asylum laws posed a dire threat to democratic freedoms in Britain.   (446 words)

 Workers' Liberty For international working class solidarity and socialism
The petition was launched in the UK by George Galloway.
While taking two of her kids to a Bonfire Night party, she was hit in the face by a firework.
All the militant threats by public sector union leaders to launch the biggest single day’s strike action since the General Strike of 1926 have culminated in a “reserved rights” public sector pensions deal which fundamentally delivers the Blairite aim of a public sector retirement age of 65.   (745 words)

 Socialist 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.
PETER TAAFFE, general secretary of the Socialist Party, says that the time for stepping up the campaign for a mass workers' party in Britain is not just ripe - it is rotten ripe.
In their headlong rush to privatise and cut costs, the government are threatening the very existence of a viable national health service.   (1302 words)

 New Statesman - NS Essay 2 - 'For Britain, joining Europe was associated with national decline and loss of great power status'
But the crucial difference is that German nationalism seems to be compatible with the specific nature of European integration.
For Britain, in contrast, joining European institutions was associated with national decline and the loss of "great power" status.
German opposition to Anglo-Saxon-style hostile corporate takeovers or the German position on ethnically based immigration laws demonstrate that there is indeed such a thing as German nationalism. /200212160022.htm   (1764 words)

 The Conservative Party
While the Party leadership has launched an investigation into "blatant political lobbying" by some senior police officers, leading Conservative MPs have tabled a House of Commons motion deploring attempts by Labour ministers to involve normally neutral public servants in political controversy.
The Party's new Ethnic Diversity Council meets at CCHQ - Photograph
Conservatives have mounted a Parliamentary protest at the way the Blair Government resorted to politicising the police service in a bid to secure support for controversial anti-terrorism laws.   (149 words)

 The Observer Comment Nick Cohen: Be afraid of the BNP
Like all neo-Nazi parties, the British National Party is a criminal conspiracy, and not only because it dreams of the great crime of ethnically cleansing Britain when its glorious leader takes power.
The space editors give to media-literate fascists in collars and ties disguises the British National Party's failure to be a national party in Britain.
'The British National Party isn't about selling out its ideas, which are your ideas too, but we are determined now to sell them, and that means basically to use the saleable words, as I say, freedom, security, identity, democracy. /comment/story/0,6903,687941,00.html   (1410 words)

 National Democratic Party of Germany (NPD) - free-definition
The National Democratic Party (German: Nationaldemokratische Partei Deutschlands, NPD) is a far-right political party in Germany.
The party has never managed to win the minimum 5% of votes in federal elections, but it was represented in several state parliaments in the 1960s and won 9.2% (or 12 representatives to the state parliament, the Landtag) in the 2004 state elections in Saxony.
The federal government, the Bundestag and the Bundesrat jointly attempted to ban it in a trial before the Bundesverfassungsgericht, the highest court in Germany. /National-Democratic-Party-of-Germany-(NPD).html   (1410 words)

 Encyclopedia: The Labour Party (UK)
The Labour Party is a member of the Socialist International and the Party of European Socialists (the social democrat bloc in the European Parliament).
The UK was one of the allies of the United States that actually participated in the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
The ILP under James Maxton disaffiliated from the Labour Party in 1932, removing a substantial proportion of the left of the party from membership. /encyclopedia/The-Labour-Party-(UK)   (1410 words)

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