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Labour Party

The rise o the labour party was due to many factors.Factors such as the movement of people from the countryside to cities which changed the economic structure of britain and also changed the social structure and this led to the need for political change. The need for political change to help the working class people who were living in poverty which had been highlighted by booth and rownatree who surveyed LOndon an york two of englands major cities .Better education led to the realisation that...

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Uk Labour Party

a) Distinguish clearly between Old Labour and New Labour (5) "New Labour" was first termed as an alternative branding for the Labour Party, dating from a conference slogan first used by the Labour Party in 1994, which was later seen in a draft manifesto published by the party in 1996, called New Labour, New Life For Britain. It is also the turning point of Old Labour changed to New Labour with a symbolic of new aims/value of the Labour party which called New Clause 4, published at the 1994. The...

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Labour Party Is the Party of Devolution

“The Labour Party is the party of devolution.” Is this a reasonable statement to make? Devolution is defined as “the transfer of power to a lower level, especially by central government to local or regional administrations” (oxforddictionaries.com). It can also be defined as “the transfer of power from a superior sovereign to a subordinate parliament or assembly.” (Tonge 2010). Within a devolved state, the sovereign power retains the technical power to suspend the devolved government. Since Labour...

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Between 1945 And 1951 The Labour Party Brought About Many Welfare

Between 1945 and 1951 the Labour Party brought about many welfare reforms in an effort to positively impact the lives of British people. When they came into power Britain was seriously struggling both economically and structurally wise as well. This was due to the events in the Second World War which damaged many parts of British society and this created a feeling in the population that 'post-war would have to be better than pre-war'. The New Labour idea of creating a welfare state tried to ensure...

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How Different Is Old Labour from New Labour

How different is New Labour from Old Labour? The Labour Party was formed to represent the working class at a time when the franchise had not yet been extended to such groups. The party’s origins in the unions and socialists societies that meant it originally pursued an agenda centered on socialism, being more left wing on the political spectrum. However changes in the class and occupational structure of the nation since the 1960s, saw the party looking to broaden its appeal beyond this core idea...

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Labour Party

To what extent was party policy the most important factor in the fluctuating fortunes of the Labour party 1900-45? The main aim for Labour at the start of the 20th century was to establish itself as a party that recognised and appealed to the working classes, as well as breaking down the two-party system in Britain with the addition of a new political force. The founding of the Labour Representation Committee can be attributed somewhat to Keir Hardie in the late 1800s, a movement that grew noticeably...

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Electoral System in Uk; Political Parties

non-proportional voting system for electing several representatives from a single multimember electoral district избирательный округ) using a series of check boxes and tallying (подсчёт) votes similar to a plurality election. •  Party list PR Party-list proportional representation systems are a family of voting systems emphasizing proportional representation (PR) in elections in which multiple candidates are elected through preferentially-ranked allocations (размещение) to an electoral...

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The First Inter party government

` The First Inter Party Government (18 February 1948-13 June 1951) was the name given to a number of political parties including Fine Gael, The Labour Party, Clann na Poblachta, Clann na Talmhan, The National Labour Party and Independents. Before its establishment Fianna Fail had ruled uninterrupted since 1932 along side its founder Taoiseach Eamon de Valera. Coalition governments in Ireland had predominantly advanced as a result of the demise on the dominant position of Fianna Fail, which managed...

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The Uk Has a Multi Party System Rather Than a Two Party System. Discuss.

has a multi- party system rather than a two party system. Discuss. A political two party system is one where two parties have complete dominance over voting, in terms of seats and the general vote. The multi- party system however describes a system where more than two parties have the ability to win role as government. In this essay I will give a balanced argument on whether Britain is a two party, or multi- party system. Throughout a significant period in history, 1945-79, a two party system was...

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Labour Reforms 1945-1951

How far did the post-war Labour Government meet the welfare needs of the British people between 1945-1951? When the war ended in 1945, the Labour Government, led by Clement Atlee, were faced with tackling numerous problems that existed in Britain. Their aim was to meet the welfare needs of the British people who, during the war, got used to support provided by the government. In 1942, a Civil Servant and an experienced worker on social welfare named William Beveridge constructed a report which...

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