Essays Tagged: "Liberal Democrats"

Palestinian Refugee Conflict.

as plagued and effected both the Jewish and Arab followers, and politicians that range from extreme liberal Democrats to conservative zealots.Foremost, it is necessary to become familiar with why ther ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.6 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Why has parliament (UK) been criticised for being insufficiently representative?

tes cast for a party. Many votes are therefor wasted on party's with widespread support such as the Liberal Democrats who suffer the most from the 'first past the post' system. This system leads to a ...

(4 pages) 39 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

What were the decisive factors determining the outcome of the 2001 general election (UK)?

al voting also played a part in the outcome of the 2001 election. It is thought that the reason the Liberal Democrats gained so many more seats is due to widespread tactical voting. This occurred when ... hance of winning a seat in the house of commons and instead of wasting their vote, they support the Liberal democrat candidate, to ensure the conservatives do not get the seat. Tactical voting is a wa ...

(4 pages) 34 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Should Britain reform the existing electoral system for general elections?

ly accepted.Those who call for reform largely have a vested interest. It is not surprising that the Liberal Democrats support the idea of Proportional Representation because they would benefit from it ... of their vote.The plurality system undoubtedly marginalizes small and new parties. A party like the Liberal Democrats may consistently gain 20% of the national vote, but it is unlikely that this suppo ...

(4 pages) 21 0 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Devolution: Compare differences between Scottish Parliament and Westminster

ion between different parties. During the first two terms of the Scottish Parliament the Labour and Liberal Democrat parties have shared power (Jones, 2004, p311). The advantage of the coalition syste ... eir party manifesto. This means broader representation for more of the electorate. For example, the Liberal Democrats were mainly responsible for driving the abolition of university tuition fees power ...

(5 pages) 29 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Abortion. Should it be Legal or Not?

oice has been getting hotter. Most pro-life are conservative republicans and pro-choice are usually liberal democrats. One of the reasons why abortion is such a hot topic is because it is not just an ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 May/2012

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Editorial on Climate Change

mocracy is essential for the freedom and development of mankind.[1: Kalamaya, Rick. "Poverty from a Liberal Viewpoint." Search for Clarity and Truth. Accessed February 18, 2014. http://www.search4clar ... r Clarity and Truth. Accessed February 18, 2014. perspective/liberal. ]"Providing universal free school meals will help give every child the future they deserve, ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

assess the state of the main political parties UK as of 2014

, the party that gained 306 seats in the 2010 general election and had to form a coalition with the liberal democrats by missing out by 20 seats to gain full control of the country, which in turn lead ... hese points put forward could very much shape the next general election….Next we come to the Liberal Democrats, the forgotten party. After the buzz about 'Clegg fever' in the lead up to the 201 ...

(8 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government