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  Norwegian Labour Party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Norwegian Labour Party (Det norske Arbeiderpartiet, DNA or Arbeiderpartiet, AP) is a social democratic political party in Norway.
Labour leader Jens Stoltenberg became prime minister and leads a coalition government, the first one that the Norwegian Labour Party has entered.
Labour then returned to government in 1935 and remained in power until 1965 (except for the exile period between 1940-1945 and one month in 1963).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Norwegian_Labour_Party   (474 words)

 Norwegian parliamentary election, 2005
This disparity is caused by the Norwegian electoral system, which assigns seats according to a formula favouring the geographically larger counties with small populations that are located proportionally further from the the capital, and disadvantages Oslo and more dense populated counties.
The question of private schools was controversial in 2005, with the opposition Labour Party, Socialist Left Party and Centre Party rejecting the government's plan to allow schools other than those offering an "alternative education", or those founded on religious beliefs, to become private.
Labour and Socialist Left have pledged to maintain their allegiance with the Centre party even if the latter were not necessary to obtain a majority.
www.cooldictionary.com /words/Norwegian-parliamentary-election,-2005.wikipedia   (1135 words)

 Arbeiderpartiet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Norwegian Labour Party has a vision of a just world without poverty, in peace and ecological balance, where people are free and equal and have influence on the conditions affecting their lives.
The Norwegian Labour Party is a social democratic party committed to liberty, democracy and social justice.
Labour got 32,7 per cent of the votes in the general election in 2005 and has 61 out of 169 members of parliament.
www.dna.no /index.gan?id=13570   (606 words)

 Progress Party overtakes Labour in Norwegian opinion polls   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the 1997 elections, Labour won 65 seats in the Storting (the Norwegian parliament) based on 35.1 percent of the vote.
Progress Party leader Carl I Hagen recently declared he was “uninterested” in the debate over European accession, which effectively means that the PP is not going to oppose Labour on the issue.
Last December the party trumpeted that one sixth of the Norwegian population were immigrants and called for new immigration controls.
www.wsws.org /articles/2000/sep2000/norw-s06.shtml   (1185 words)

 Labour Party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – Unity Labour Party
Senegal – defunct: Labour Party of Sine Saloum
Defunct: Belfast Labour Party, Northern Ireland Labour Party, Scottish Labour Party
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Labour_Party   (214 words)

 Programme 1997-2001 The Norwegian Labour Party - chapter-4
Through its own activities and in co-operation with the labour movement in the Nordic countries and in Europe, the Norwegian Labour Party wants to develop political and professional co-operation with Eastern European countries with the aim of strengthening their democratic foundations and respect for human rights.
Child labour must be actively opposed through international trade policy, through political dialogue and assistance, through support to educational measures and through economic assistance to the families of the children.
The Labour Party wants any European convention that is devised to give refugee status to those who flee this kind of brutal, systematic infringements of their human rights.
www.fes.de /fulltext/ialhi/90020/global-solidarity.htm   (14956 words)

 Henry Minde: The Saami Movement, the Norwegian Labour Party and Saami Rights
When Norwegian nationalism reached a peak during the emancipation from Sweden in 1905,[8] the Storting Representative Saba wrote a Saami national anthem.As we shall see, the expectations held by the Saami Movement in Finnmark were naive and unrealistic.
That the Finnmark Labour Party during and after the hunger strike lost its monopoly status as an interpreting body between the Norwegian population, especially the Party centrally, and the Saami in Finnmark, made the power holders in Finnmark frustrated and angry.
The Labour Party Government appointed in the autumn of 1973 one of the leaders of the Saami political opposition in Finnmark, the Saami Ole K. Sara, as a permanent secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture.
www.uit.no /ssweb/dok/Minde/Henry/84.htm   (12645 words)

 In The Media - Facilitator role: Norway no change   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The government has written to the Norwegian Labour Party Leader Jens Stoltenberg whose Center-Left bloc emerged winners at the Norwegian Parliamentary Elections, requesting the continuance of the role of his government in the peace process.
Norwegian Embassy spokeswoman Kjersti Tromsdal echoed the same remarks when asked whether there would be any changes of the Norwegian's role in the peace process.
Diplomatic sources, however said it would take time till mid-October for the Norwegians to finalise a government, which is expected to be a three party coalition of the Labour Party, Socialist Left and Centrist Party.
www.peaceinsrilanka.org /InsideNews/news.asp?newsID=4567   (368 words)

 Norwegian Labour Party, Conservatives and Progress Party oust Bondevik Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Although Labour will have difficulty forming a viable coalition, their hope is that a stronger government can be prepared in the run-up to the 2001 elections, around Labour's new prime ministerial candidate Jens Stoltenberg.
Labour's accession to power was made possible only with the aid of the Conservatives and the virulently anti-immigrant Progress Party.
The party routinely sets the agenda for new attacks on welfare and immigrants, to which the other parties adapt while holding up their hands in mock horror.
www.wsws.org /articles/2000/mar2000/norw-m15_prn.shtml   (1222 words)

 Norway elects new government (Norway - the official site in Viet Nam)
Norwegian nationals who are 18 years of age by the end of the election year and who are, or have at some time, been registered in the National Population Register as a resident of Norway.
Norwegian public servants who are employed in the diplomatic corps or the consular service and members of their household are entitled to vote even if they do not satisfy the residence criterion.
Norwegian Sami who are inscribed in the Sami electoral register on Election Day and who satisfy the requirements applying to entitlement to vote in Parliamentary Elections.
www.norway.org.vn /policy/election.htm   (934 words)

 ETOL: Research-more info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Labour Movement Archives and Library in Oslo (AAB) is a documentation centre with historical and current material on the Norwegian and international labour movements.
It was founded in 1909 by the Norwegian Labour Party (DNA) and the Norwegian Federation of Trade Unions (LO), and is still owned jointly by the two organisations.
The collections also include the records of organisations which in some way are affiliated to the labour movement, as the small farmers' union, cultural organisations of the political left and organisations for international solidarity.
www.marxists.org /history/etol/research/noraab.htm   (475 words)

 With Trotsky in Norway-Dahl-RH
As soon as I joined the Labour Party Group inside the union I was sent to the party's political high school in the summer, and was elected as a delegate to the party's Oslo council in the autumn.
It was a difficult situation, because the top Labour parliamentarian politicians and the left wing of the Labour Party, led by Haakon Meyer, competed to collaborate with the Germans.
Labour Party Secretary 1901; Member of the Storting, 1906-21 and 1927-45; Minister of Labour 1938; Vice President of the Storting 1935-40.
www.revolutionary-history.co.uk /backiss/Vol2/No2/trotnor.html   (12919 words)

 Norsk Musikkinformasjon: Center and left unite for joint cultural platform
The main pillar of the platform is the three parties’ pledge to allot one percent of the total government budget to the cultural field.
The Norwegian Labour Party, Centre and Socialist Left pledge to reserve one percent of the government’s total budget for the Norwegian cultural scene.
The Norwegian Labour Party, Centre and Socialist Left want to secure that all children, regardless of place of residence, are given the the right to attend cultural schools.
www.mic.no /mic.nsf/doc/art2004040214050024960860   (977 words)

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In 1921 the Norwegian Labour Party was divided and Det Norske Kommunistparti (NKP) (The Norwegian Communist Party) was born.
Their vision was that the Labour Party should aim for a "Norwegian Communism" independent of Moscow.
In 1925 Mot Dag was excluded from the Labour Party.
www.multinet.no /~falk/Falk7.2.1.htm   (1388 words)

 RTE News - Norwegian Labour party moves to form government
Norway's Labour Party leader Jens Stoltenberg has said that he will try to form a new government.
Speaking after a meeting with King Harald at the royal palace in Oslo, Mr Stoltenberg said that he hoped a new government could be in place sometime next week.
Labour is the biggest party with 65 of the 165 seats in parliament.
www.rte.ie /news/2000/0310/norway.html   (88 words)

 Party Politics Vol. 3, Issue 3, p. 293
Robert Harmel and Lars Svåsand, "The Influence of New Parties on Old Parties' Platforms: The Cases of the Progress Parties and Conservative Parties of Denmark and Norway," Party Politics, 3 (July 1997), 315-340.
With such importance attributed to even a small minority of new parties, it is indeed surprising that there has been scant systematic research on new parties' actual impacts.
Instead, that party's incentives for change may have resulted from calculating how much better the Conservatives could do in the future if the threat of Progress were removed.
www.partypolitics.org /volume03/v03i3p315.htm   (500 words)

 Arbeiderbevegelsens arkiv og bibliotek
The Labour Movement Archives and Library in Oslo (Arbark) is a documentation centre with historical and current material on the Norwegian and international labour movements.
It was founded in 1909 by the Norwegian Labour Party (DNA) and the Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (LO), and is still owned jointly by the two organizations.
Material from local labour organizations outside the Oslo area is usually kept in the regional labour archives.
www.arbark.no /InEnglish.htm   (669 words)

 Broughan meets Statoil - National Environment - Indymedia Ireland
Labour Party Spokesperson on Communications, Marine and Natural Resources, Deputy Tommy appeals to representatives of Statoil to urgently request their partners Shell to collapse the injunction and ensure that the five Rossport men go free
Labour Party Spokesperson on Communications, Marine and Natural Resources, Deputy Tommy Broughan, met senior Statoil executives for a wide-ranging discussion on the Corrib dispute this morning.
I also indicated that I was in contact with the Norwegian Labour Party and hoped to speak to the incoming Labour Ministers of the new Norwegian government.
www.indymedia.ie /newswire.php?story_id=72224   (695 words)

 Norwegian Labour Party proposes hydrogen fund
The Norwegian Labour Party proposes the establishment of a hydrogen fund in order to strengthen hydrogen as an alternative fuel.
The Norwegian Labour Party, Norways larges party, launches in their comments an important initiative to accelerate the spread of hydrogen as fuel.
The Labour Party proposes in their comments that the establishment of a hydrogen fund should be used as an effort to strengthen hydrogen as an alternative fuel.
www.bellona.no /en/energy/hydrogen/24636.html   (636 words)

 Single people should have tax relief
According to women in the Norwegian Labour party, it is too expensive to live alone in Norway, so they want a tax relief for one-person households.
She is the head of the Labour party’s women organization.
The tax relief suggestion is one of the proposals from “the single group” within the Labour party’s women’s organization.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/973923/posts   (665 words)

 Alexander's Gas & Oil Connections - Norwegian Labour Party demands for Naturkraft to postpone power plants   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Labour MP Gunn Karin Gjul is of the opinion that Naturkraft ought to wait, since there is now new technology available to construct emission-free gas-fired plants, and points to the fact that there is now also agreement on how to share the costs between the state and the industry.
The head of the Parliamentary Energy and Environment Committee, Tore Nordtun, also from Labour, is of the opinion that the new technology should be tested out, and that at the same time a small gas-fired power plant be built as a pilot project.
She says that the gas-fired plants will be built with present-day technology, but that they will be further developed and rebuilt when the new pollution-free technology is available.
www.gasandoil.com /goc/news/nte13558.htm   (201 words)

 Programme 1997-2001 The Norwegian Labour Party - chapter-3
It is based on negotiations between equivalent parties with the government acting as a partner and guarantor.
The problems with living conditions for those who have least are associated with a lack of work, with their phase of life, with their level of education, with their marital status, with the extent to which they are handicapped and with their ethnic background.
The parties have a responsibility to start debates, get people involved, and serve as an instrument for conveying opinions and encouraging participation before decisions are made.
www.fes.de /fulltext/ialhi/90020/challenges.htm   (6030 words)

 BBC NEWS | Europe | Centre-left bloc wins Norway poll
Kjell Magne Bondevik lost to a Labour Party leader who had campaigned to spend more of Norway's huge oil wealth on the welfare state.
The current government has relied on their support in parliament for the past four years but have refused to include the populist and anti-immigration party in the government.
Norwegians already enjoy one of the world's most generous welfare systems, but say there is always room for improvement.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/rss/-/2/hi/europe/4236744.stm   (401 words)

 Nordiska rådet / Nordiska ministerrådet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The party has not managed to win back any of the voters who jumped ship in large numbers at the general election on 10 September last year.
Jens Stoltenberg, the party's second in command, became candidate for prime minister, a post he assumed shortly afterwards when the centrist government was brought down by the gas power issue.
Jagland, however, continued as party leader, and the shared leadership was blamed for the party doing so badly at the election last year when it received only 25% of the vote.
www.norden.org /norden_i_veckan/2002/uk/020128.asp   (1571 words)

 Nordic Council / Nordic Council of Ministers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Since Fogh's visit, the parties in the Faroese parliament have disagreed substantially on the speed at which progress should be made towards full sovereignty.
"If the Norwegian and Danish governments are prepared to sell off their shares, then we would be interested in buying them," Persson said before adding that he thinks it is unlikely that the Danes and Norwegians will opt to sell.
The Norwegian government is due to present a plan this spring for State ownership of shares in general, including the conditions under which the Norwegian state should own stakes in companies.
www.norden.org /norden_i_veckan/2002/uk/020225.asp?path=/norden_i_veckan/2002/sk/020225.asp&lang=6   (1623 words)

 Labour party: The Postwar Years
During the long period of opposition that followed (the Conservatives were returned to power in 1955 and in 1959), the Labour party argued and almost split on questions of disarmament, aid to developing countries, and furtherance of socialism at home.
Although Bevan was soon reconciled with the party leadership, his supporters continued to urge a policy of diplomatic neutralism and unilateral disarmament, in addition to a strong socialist program.
The party's right-wing, on the other hand, argued that prosperity had diminished the appeal of socialism to the average worker and that the party should adopt a broader, more pragmatic program.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/history/A0859160.html   (448 words)

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