Political Parties

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Political parties in the UK and what they do

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Phoebe Fletcher
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Political Parties
1 A political party is an:
1.1 Association of people who share a common ideology, political belief, and aspirations
1.2 Parties normally seek to gain power (or share power) in order to further their beliefs and aims
2 What Parties are there (UK)
2.1 Conservative

Annotations:

  • https://www.conservatives.com/
2.2 Labour

Annotations:

  • http://www.labour.org.uk/content/splash#utm_referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.co.uk%2F
2.3 Liberal Democrats

Annotations:

  • http://www.libdems.org.uk/
2.4 The Green Party

Annotations:

  • http://www.greenparty.org.uk/
2.5 SNP

Annotations:

  • http://www.snp.org/
2.6 UKIP

Annotations:

  • http://www.ukip.org/splash2?splash=1
2.7 Plaid Cymru

Annotations:

  • http://www.plaid.cymru/
2.8 BNP

Annotations:

  • http://www.bnp.org.uk/
3 Parties only emerged in the 19th Centuary
3.1 Before this there were factions
3.1.1 The main ones being the 'Whigs' and the 'Tories'
3.2 The 'Tories later became the Conservative party
3.3 The 'Whigs' became the Liberal Democrat party
3.4 The Labour Party formed in the 1900, due to trade Union movements, and to full the gap for the working class
4 Functions
4.1 1. Representation
4.2 2. Policy Formation
4.3 3. Recruitment of Leaders
4.4 4. Organisation of government
4.5 5. Participation and mobilisation of the electorate

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