Your search returned over 400 essays for "labour party"
1  2  3  4  5    Next >>

Labour Party and the New Liberalist Ideas

- Social Democracy is a political ideology referring to multiple areas in Europe during the early 20th century. Democracy is a term founded in Greece. A democracy is rule by the people, for the people. A social democracy was formed in the 1870s up until the time of World War I, the ultimate goal of a social democracy in Europe during the time between the end of World War I and the beginning of World War II was to create equality through human change and help the people lead themselves into lives of equality....   [tags: social democracy, greece, world war I]

Better Essays
904 words | (2.6 pages) | Preview

The Labour Party

- The Labour Party The Labour Party has traditionally believed in Socialism, and therefore they reject capitalist ideas and values, believing that Capitalism produces huge wealth for some, and relative poverty for many others. They rejected the idea of revolution, like the Conservative party, preferring evolution, but remains committed to achieving social goals associated with fairness, justice, and equality. Clause 4 of the 1918 Labour Party Constitution committed the party to support the nationalisation of industry to provide the workers with the 'fruit' of their labour, rather than the private ownership of industry for private profit....   [tags: Papers]

Good Essays
814 words | (2.3 pages) | Preview

Labour Party and the Conservative Party

- Labour Party and the Conservative Party ‘The Labour Party is a democratic socialist party. It believes that by the strength of our common endeavour we achieve more than we achieve alone, so as to create for each of us the means to realise our true potential and for all of us a community in which power, wealth and opportunity are in the hands of the many, not the few. Where the rights we enjoy reflect the duties we owe. And where we live together, freely, in a spirit of solidarity, tolerance and respect.’ Clause 4 of the Labour Party constitution The Labour Party was set up in 1900 to fight for representation for the Labour movement - trade unions and socialis...   [tags: Papers]

Free Essays
448 words | (1.3 pages) | Preview

The rise of the 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 the two existing political parties were not suitable for the working class' needs .All were factors which conrtibuted to the rise of the labour party ....   [tags: essays research papers]

Free Essays
540 words | (1.5 pages) | Preview

The Labour Party's Reign In 1924

- The appointment of the first Labour government in January 1924 was widely regarded by contemporaries as an event of great political and social significance. The new Prime Minister, Ramsay MacDonald, lacked the governmental experience of his predecessors and had risen from obscure origins. Many on the political right expressed alarmist expectations of attacks on private property and established institutions. Among the more extreme predictions was a claim that women would be nationalised and free love proclaimed as official government policy....   [tags: essays research papers]

Free Essays
841 words | (2.4 pages) | Preview

Socialism in the Labour Party

- Socialism in the Labour Party Socialism is defined in the oxford English as a "political and economic theory of social organisation that advocates that community as a whole should own and control the means of production, distribution, and exchange." Philosophically this fitted the labour party and it's roots. When the labour party was founded in 1900 four constituent elements were instrumental in its make-up. Theses four elements were: the trade unions, the social democrat federation, the Fabians and the Independent labour party....   [tags: Papers]

Better Essays
1395 words | (4 pages) | Preview

Labour Party Membership

- Labour Party Membership Historically labour has provided there party members with more power than the Conservatives. With time this could change, Labour has been trying to reduce the influence of the party members, although this may seem like a jump for more control from our current Prime Minister Tony Blair, it is with good reason....   [tags: Papers]

Free Essays
515 words | (1.5 pages) | Preview

Labour Party in Britain in the Years 1924-31

- Labour Party in Britain in the Years 1924-31 Historians have debated just how competent the two Labour administrations were between 1924 and 1931. Governments are normally only considered “competent” if they have managed the economy efficiently, prevented widespread corruption and maintained law and order. Labour came to power at the end of 1923, a time when the Conservatives and other right-wing groups were spreading vicious rumours about Socialism. MacDonald was determined to disprove these fears, particularly Churchill’s jibe that a Labour Party would “not be fit to govern”....   [tags: Papers]

Strong Essays
2060 words | (5.9 pages) | Preview

The Growth of the Labour Party and the Decline of the Liberal Party

- The Growth of the Labour Party and the Decline of the Liberal Party At the end of World War One in November 1918 the Labour Party emerged as a strong political Party. Prior to this it was the Liberal Party that was expected to be the main opposition to the Conservatives, with Labour as a party who used the popularity of the Liberals to become noticed. However, it soon became apparent that the Liberals were a weak and flagging party who were unable to unite as one to make decisions. It is evident that the First World War may have been an important factor in the growth of Labour and the decline of the Liberals....   [tags: Papers]

Good Essays
1147 words | (3.3 pages) | Preview

THE IMPACT OF DIFFERENT PARTY SYSTEM CONFIGURATIONS ON HEALTH CARE REFORM IN THE UNITED KINGDOM AND GERMANY

- THE IMPACT OF DIFFERENT PARTY SYSTEM CONFIGURATIONS ON HEALTH CARE REFORM IN THE UNITED KINGDOM AND GERMANY INTRODUCTION The Labour Party in the United Kingdom (UK) continues to come under fire. The National Health Service (NHS) reform that has been carried since 1997 scroll reap endless wave of protests. The updated protests recorded on 10 November 2013, which criticized the amount of salary received by 428 very senior managers in the NHS. The salary has been blamed as one of the causes the NHS budget increased fourfold (http://www.theguardian.com/society/2013/nov/10/nhs-super-managers-428-nurse-pay)....   [tags: labour party, national health service]

Research Papers
2698 words | (7.7 pages) | Preview

Why the Labour Party Won the Election in 1945

- Why the Labour Party Won the Election in 1945 The Labour Party won the general election in 1945, with Clement Attlee returning as Prime Minister. The state of play was that Labour has won 314 seats, the Conservatives 294. Socialism was not widely recognised until 1945. The majority of people were almost frightened by it. This was because Russia was a socialist state, promoting communism. When Russia proved to be a reliable alley during the war, socialism became less strange and was more approved of....   [tags: Papers]

Good Essays
645 words | (1.8 pages) | Preview

The Effect of the Three Consecutive General Elections on the Labour Party

- The Effect of the Three Consecutive General Elections on the Labour Party During the 1980’s the conservative party was, without doubt, the dominant party in England. They had overcome such opposition in the form of trade unionists and their ideology was approved. The general election of June 11, 1987 was the third victory in a row for Margaret Thatcher and the Conservatives. She was the first leader since the Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool to win three successive elections....   [tags: Papers]

Good Essays
631 words | (1.8 pages) | Preview

The Labour Governments of 1924 and 1929-31 Demonstrated that the Labour Party was Fit to Govern

- The Labour Governments of 1924 and 1929-31 Demonstrated that the Labour Party was Fit to Govern In March 1924, the Conservative party lost of vote of confidence, and a minority Labour government came into power for the first time in their history. Again, in 1929, the Labour government came in to power as a minority government. The main focus of their reigns in power, was not as complicated as how well they improved the country, but just, simply whether they could rule at all....   [tags: Papers]

Better Essays
847 words | (2.4 pages) | Preview

The Importance of the Contribution Made by the Socialist Societies to the Formation and Development of the Labour Party

- The Importance of the Contribution Made by the Socialist Societies to the Formation and Development of the Labour Party There are many factors that have contributed to the formation and development of the labour party. Firstly Britain was in a state of great depression, a mass 30% of people lived in extreme poverty. The two main parties at the time were Liberals and conservatives. There was a popular feeling amongst the poor that neither of the two main political parties were not doing anything at the time to eradicate the problem....   [tags: Papers]

Free Essays
959 words | (2.7 pages) | Preview

The Political Philosophy of Socialism and it’s Evolution within the British Labour Party

- Critically assess the Political Philosophy of Socialism and it’s evolution within the British labour party during the interwar period, 1919-1939 It was Karl Marx (1818-1883) who said: ‘Socialism moves us to take a definite position against a structure of society in which the unjust division of wealth contradicts basic decency’ . Marx, often founded as the father of modern day socialism, saw a huge injustice in the division of wealth between the proletariat (working class/ruled class) and Bourgeoisie (middle class/capitalist/ruling class)....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

Free Essays
2189 words | (6.3 pages) | Preview

The Uk General Election Will Take Place On September 2015

- 1.0 Introduction The UK general election will take place on 7th of September 2015. Therefore most of the parties are preparing their strategies. The Labour party is experiencing some difficulties and that being the case they need a suitable campaign, so they can reach a wider audience and show there is something new and innovative, which is worth the time or the voters. The big challenge is to change the way parties communicate and for that reason some techniques and tactics, mainly using social media platforms, are proposed, targeting the young voters, aged 16-22....   [tags: Twitter, Social media, Web 2.0, Labour Party]

Strong Essays
1725 words | (4.9 pages) | Preview

The House Of Lords : The Constitutional And British Nation

- The house of loads has been issue of long term project on the constitutional and British nation. Some citizens want to reform the House of Lords, other citizens are not. Perspectively, the House of Lords are very high political people. However, they could be replaced with people with less expertise if they ones were not doing jobs correctly or meeting the needs or standards then should be replaced with someone who can do achieve or meet the standard or people who citizens want. The reason why people want reforming the house is they think lords seems like too old fashioned and anachronistic....   [tags: House of Lords, United Kingdom, Labour Party]

Strong Essays
820 words | (2.3 pages) | Preview

The Founding Principles of the Republican Party

- The Republican Party was formed after the dissolution of the Whig Party in the early 1850’s mainly due to the successful introduction of the Kansas-Nebraska Act that nullified the Missouri Compromise and caused disagreements amongst the Party’s members. Anti-slavery activists, many Whigs among them, met in Wisconsin on March 20th, 1854 and formed the Republican Party. This new party was built upon a number of principles that were based on freedom and equal opportunity and it has consistently conveyed a commitment to the inalienable rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness....   [tags: free labour, not supporting minimum wage]

Strong Essays
1193 words | (3.4 pages) | Preview

How the Norwegian Progress Party (FRP) is Protrayed in British Media

- Introduction: As a result of months of intense campaigning across the 1500-mile long country, on September 9 last year, the election results were finally ready. The polls had already told the tale for weeks, but all the politicians knew that everything could happen on Election Day. However, the polls could not have been more correct. The reigning left-wing coalition, led by the country’s biggest party, Labour, had to leave office after eight years in the government building. The two most powerful women in Norwegian politics rose to the top; Erna Solberg - leader of the Conservative Party (Hoyre) and Siv Jensen - leader of the Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet, often shortened to FRP)....   [tags: Norwegian Progress Party Essays]

Powerful Essays
2570 words | (7.3 pages) | Preview

Labour's Lack of Socialism

- “Traditional socialist ideas have rarely been reflected in Labour’s policies in government.” In order to make a relevant conclusion on whether socialist ideas have been reflected in Labour’s policies, it is necessary to establish the formation of the socialist ideology and how it became interconnected with the Labour Party. Socialism first arose from what was widely viewed as astounding inequality brought about by the unrestrained capitalism of the Industrial Revolution. Throughout the late eighteenth and nineteenth century living standards dropped significantly....   [tags: Policies, Parties, Society]

Strong Essays
1336 words | (3.8 pages) | Preview

New Labour Policies And The New Policies

- This essay will address whether New Labour contained policies with which it wished to pursue, or was solely developed in order to win elections. It is important to realise whether a political party that held office for approximately 13 years only possessed the goal of winning elections, or promoted policies which it wished to pursue. If a party that held no substance was governing for 13 years, it would be unfair to the people. New Labour was designed to win elections, but still contained policies which it wished to pursue....   [tags: United Kingdom, Scottish Parliament]

Better Essays
917 words | (2.6 pages) | Preview

The Labour Government Between 1964-1970 And 1974-1979

- “In reality they achieved very little” How far is this an accurate assessment of the Labour Government between 1964-1970 and 1974-1979. In 1964 the Conservative party left Britain with many social and economic problems for example hanging was still legal throughout Britain and Britain wasn’t apart of the European community. Labour made many social changes in Britain during these periods but overall they achieved a lot in the way that they solved many of Britain’s problems at home but matters out of their own hands damaged them for example the civil war in Northern Ireland....   [tags: United Kingdom, England, British Empire]

Better Essays
1141 words | (3.3 pages) | Preview

The New Labour

- The New Labour 1. Introduction 1.1 Content: The essay question asks about whether the reforms implemented in the 1990's by Labour are a new phenomenon or a revamp of past policies implemented by other governments in their time. 1.2 Key terms: The idea of New Labour is described by Philip Norton as "A summary label to describe the economic polices devised by the Labour Party in the 1990's to ensure a departure from 'old Labour' economic policy" (Jones 2001, 697). 1.3 Hypothesis/Argument: I will compare and contrast different government policies from various governments at home and abroad....   [tags: Papers]

Free Essays
658 words | (1.9 pages) | Preview

Political Ideology of the Conservative Party

- In his 1961, Richard Hornby claimed the Conservative Party was “the prisoner of no rigid set of principles” (Hornby, 1961). Rather, the Conservative party is “sceptical of theory and prefer a pragmatic approach” (Hornby, 1961), implying that “the conservatives [are] least influenced by any given ideology” (Knight, 2006, p34), and that the party “tends to be comfortable working within the assumptions already existing in society” (Ball, 1998, pp 162). This implies that the Conservative party should regarded as Ball states, a way of looking at the world” (Ball, 1998, p 162)....   [tags: British Govermental History, Economic Behavior]

Term Papers
2148 words | (6.1 pages) | Preview

Party Influence on Democratic Elections

- According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, “democracy is a government by the people.” Merriam additionally specifies democracy as the “rule of the majority.” In government, this definition may be a contradiction. A classic democratic state is defined as a government in which the supreme power is invested in the people which is exercised directly or indirectly through the use of elections. However, according to the definition of Merriam-Webster the power comes from the masses. In the parliamentary democracy of the United Kingdom and Sweden either theory may be applied....   [tags: Political Science]

Powerful Essays
1693 words | (4.8 pages) | Preview

Conservatism vs. Labour

- Conservatism vs. Labour Conservatives: Conservative policy: There are two different types of Conservative. There is the Traditional Conservative and the Neo-Liberal Conservative (Thatcherite). Conservatives generally, are pragmatic. This basically means that each political situation should be judged on its own merits. This also means that the idea of a fixed political response or formula is rejected. However, it is interesting to note that many Thatcherites often adopted fixed principles for political action....   [tags: Papers]

Good Essays
845 words | (2.4 pages) | Preview

The Labour Government as The Creator Of The Welfare State

- The Labour Government as The Creator Of The Welfare State A Welfare State is a system in which the government undertakes responsibility for the well being of its population, through unemployment insurance, old age pensions and other social security measures. In order to achieve this the Labour Government of 1945-51 introduced a number of reforms, including the National Insurance Act of 1946 and the Education Act. They also managed to achieve full employment, a target never met before in Britain....   [tags: Papers]

Strong Essays
1021 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

Betrayal of the Labour by Ramsay MacDonald in 1931

- Betrayal of the Labour by Ramsay MacDonald in 1931 There were many problems faced by Ramsay MacDonald which, forced him to resign however, in this essay I will be discussing whether he betrayed the labour government. This essay will be broken down in to five main bullet points which will all sum up to answer the question above. The main problems faced by Ramsay MacDonald was economic and also the minority position. Ramsay MacDonald’s government was opposed by the liberals and so as a result Ramsay MacDonald had to do something, a deal was struck with the Liberals that they would not stand against each other in by-elections leading up to 1914....   [tags: Papers]

Free Essays
967 words | (2.8 pages) | Preview

Is Party Competition Still Driven by Ideology?

- Is party competition still driven by ideology. A variety of ideologies and parties nowadays is an inevitable and essential feature of the democracy. Every party by its nature tends to gain the official state legislature position, and essentially every party differs from other ones in its ideological core. The modern political system, parties, believes and attempts are different form those 50 years ago, and it is the normal sequent political world development. It is claimed that the modern party competition is not driven by ideology anymore....   [tags: democracy, economics, culture]

Powerful Essays
1444 words | (4.1 pages) | Preview

Why Labour was Out of Power for Thirteen Years

- Why Labour was Out of Power for Thirteen Years Labour was out of power for thirteen years because there were bitter disputes within rival groups, disunity over principles and the clash of personalities. However, this was not the sole reason for why Labour was out of power for thirteen years, it was due to the Conservatives being perceived as affluent in their policies and was very united in their aims and policies....   [tags: Papers]

Free Essays
790 words | (2.3 pages) | Preview

The Conservative Party

- The Conservative Party The Conservative Party stands for patriotism, having respect and pride for the country we live in, keeping the United Kingdom as a 'union', and putting Britain's interests first. Tories also have a respect for British traditions and values, such as a respect for the Monarchy and the Church of England. However they think pragmatically, they are willing to change but they are suspicious of change, especially dramatic change, thus they prefer evolution to revolution....   [tags: Papers]

Good Essays
1212 words | (3.5 pages) | Preview

The Effects of the Social Reforms of the Labour Government of 1945-1951

- The Effects of the Social Reforms of the Labour Government of 1945-1951 The Beveridge Report was published in 1942. Written by the Liberal Sir William Beveridge, it had identified what he called the “five giants” – the five gravest problems of British society. They were idleness (unemployment), want (poverty), disease, squalor and ignorance. Beveridge argued for a comprehensive social insurance scheme, universal access to healthcare and new attempts to avoid the mass unemployment of the 30’s....   [tags: Papers]

Strong Essays
1570 words | (4.5 pages) | Preview

The Australian Labor Party (ALP) and the Australian Liberal Party

- The Australian Labor Party (ALP) and the Australian Liberal Party Introduction: This assignment deals with the Australian Labor Party (ALP) and the Australian Liberal Party. It will go explain in depth their origins, motives objectives and achievements. History: Labor Party: The Labor party has recently celebrated its centenary in 1991, making it Australia’s oldest party. Labor first became a Federal Party when the former colonies of Australia federated in 1901. Separate labour parties had been established in the colonies during the formative decade of the 1890s....   [tags: essays research papers]

Powerful Essays
1958 words | (5.6 pages) | Preview

European Labour Markets are too Rigid

- The issue of labour market organisation has probably gained momentum throughout the 1980s all the way into the current crisis and the constant levels of unemployment in Europe are fuelling this debate. With increasing inflation and the oil shocks of the 1970s it was proven that central institutions could no longer keep under their control such an interconnected world trade flow. Deregulation, championed in Europe by the British government of Thatcher, argued that state intervention and central organisation of the economy were inefficient and that it was preferable to leave market organisation to the ‘invisible hand’, market forces, which was considered to be more efficient....   [tags: business, economics]

Term Papers
1901 words | (5.4 pages) | Preview

Party Politics in the UK Today

- Party Politics in the UK Today Since the 1970s, and the decline to the two party system, party politics in the UK has emerged as a multi-party society with an ever increasing sense on global politics. However, despite the 'new' system of a multi-party political system, there have been episodes of one party dominance in government. Political parties pre-1970 were mainly built upon the class divide that existed in Britain. Over time, the class divisions (for example working class, middle class, and upper class) began to erode as the times changed, due to more employment, and a greater spread of wealth among the population....   [tags: Papers]

Good Essays
648 words | (1.9 pages) | Preview

The USA and The UK in terms of Two Party System

- ... This system may promote conflicts and argumentations. The two-party system is created in democracies such as the United Kingdom and the United States of America. In the United Kingdom there are two parties; the Labour Party and the Conservative Party. These parties are the largest parties of the UK. On the other hand the USA’s two biggest parties are the Democrat Party and the Republican Party. These countries are approving the same party system but British two-party system is different from American two-party system....   [tags: democracies, parties, control]

Powerful Essays
1557 words | (4.4 pages) | Preview

The Two Party System of UK

- The Two Party System of UK It has often been said that the United Kingdom possesses a two party political system. However, any balanced argument on this issue must take into account both the differing perspectives from which this subject can be viewed and the time period which is being evaluated. The two party theory is not universally accepted and many people argue that the UK can best be described as a multi party, dominant party or even a two and a half or three party system, depending on how the subject is approached....   [tags: Papers]

Better Essays
715 words | (2 pages) | Preview

Polital Parties in Britain's Government

- Politics is today commonly associated with ‘party politics’ where each party represents a certain group of people in Parliament and considers issues through a specific lens. Britain has three main political parties; first, the Conservative Party on the right, which advocates the encouragement of private property, the preservation of a strong military, and the conservation of traditional cultural values. Second, the Labour Party on the left which is closely affiliated to trade unions, promotes nationalization, a welfare state and a Keynesian approach to economics; and the third, Liberal Democrats at the centre who put an emphasis on individual liberty, equality, a mixed economy, a developed...   [tags: labour, conservative, liberal democtrats]

Powerful Essays
1801 words | (5.1 pages) | Preview

Decline of the Green Party

- Decline of the Green Party The UK Green Party's 15% vote share in the 1989 European Elections was the best result achieved by any Green Party (ever), but whilst Green candidates from countries across Europe were elected, Britain's 'First-past-the-post' voting system denied the UK any Green representation. Under a fully proportional system, the Greens would have returned 12 MEPs. More than anything else, the continued use of 'First-past-the-post' in elections at all levels has kept the Green Party on the fringe of British politics....   [tags: Papers]

Better Essays
1415 words | (4 pages) | Preview

Are Poliltical Parties in Decline?

- The debate is often made that politics is rapidly becoming unpopular, unattractive and is ultimately shown to be out of favour with the masses, and this can be said to be reflected upon, and arguably due to, the traditional political parties in Great Britain. In order to receive a clearer picture of this shift in the political landscape the previously less mainstream parties must be entered into the discourse, and the changing behaviour of the voters in response to such movements must also be addressed....   [tags: elections, policy, labour]

Better Essays
1263 words | (3.6 pages) | Preview

The Labour Government and Its Success in Achieving Its Aims in 1924

- The Labour Government and Its Success in Achieving Its Aims in 1924 In January 1924 Ramsey MacDonald formed labours initial administration in coalition with the liberals his appointment of red clydesider and fellow Scot John Wheatley as health minister raised hopes of social change in Scotland. The labour and liberal governments were able to out vote the conservatives over political issues. Wheatley's 1924 Housing Act attempted to initiate an agenda of slum clearance and subsidised housing but it died with the Conservative triumph in the General Election in October....   [tags: Papers]

Good Essays
842 words | (2.4 pages) | Preview

The Main Disagreements Between the Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat Parties

- The Main Disagreements Between the Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat Parties The three main parties in UK politics, Labour, Conservatives and Liberal Democrats, are all based on greatly differing ideologies which can often lead to them having varying viewpoints on key issues. These differences can often lead to conflicts or disagreements between the parties over which policy will be most beneficial to the country. A particularly controversial and fiercely contested issue is the role of the United Kingdom in the future of the European Union....   [tags: Papers]

Better Essays
817 words | (2.3 pages) | Preview

Assess The Claim That The Labour Governments Of 1924 And 1929 Were Unable To Achieve Anything

- Assess the Claim that the Labour Governments of 1924 and 1929-31 Were Unable to Achieve Anything In 1924, for the first time the Labour government was appointed, headed by leader Ramsay Macdonald. At this time, a topic of much political debate was trade, Conservatives adopting a protectionist policy contrasting with the Liberal and Labour views in favour of free trade, and as the strongest free trade party it was asked to take office. Their main aims in 1924 were to deal with the increase in relative poverty in the country, mainly the situation of living conditions, and economically to restrict expenditure and maintain a balanced budget, known as retrenchment....   [tags: United Kingdom UK England History Politics]

Free Essays
957 words | (2.7 pages) | Preview

The Success of the First Two Labour Governments was Outweighed by the Failures in Britain

- The Success of the First Two Labour Governments was Outweighed by the Failures in Britain The success of Labour's governments during its two terms in power, in the 1920's easily outweighed its failures and shortcomings, in Britain. This was a Labour government that introduced the idea of free mass secondary education, built over half a million houses, and through Labour established Britain as a major player in European and World politics. The Labour government were in power at the time of the Great Depression, and their failure to address the serious economic crisis bought about as a result of an economic downturn, following the short boom after the war, may be...   [tags: Papers]

Strong Essays
1577 words | (4.5 pages) | Preview

Short Answer Essays on Collective Labour Law

- ... They also provide training of short courses to help members with their careers, or change in jobs. Most trade unions provide a telephone helpline for members who have any questions. Trade unions now offer members a different range of benefits and services that include legal help, financial assistance, accident and injury compensation, insurances. Some of the trade unions offer exclusive member discounts on cars and holidays. (Information from the Unison website www.joinunison.org) Question 2 a) Evaluate the benefits of collective bargaining for employees and employers....   [tags: unions, employers, policy]

Term Papers
1725 words | (4.9 pages) | Preview

The Best Description of the UK Party System

- The Best Description of the UK Party System Two-party, Three-party, Multi-party or dominant-party A two-party system is a system that always has either one of two main parties in power, for example the republicans and the democrats in the US. The argument for the UK being a two-party system is quite strong. One of the main points is that either Labour or the Conservatives have been in power since 1945, not once since then has another party got into power. There is a compelling argument for why the UK should be considered a two-party system, one of the main points of this argument is that since 1945 either the Conservatives or the Labour party have been in power....   [tags: Papers]

Free Essays
652 words | (1.9 pages) | Preview

Political Party Funding

- Political Party Funding Political parties require funds so that they can pay for election campaigns and wages and so forth. Donations can range from a mere £5 a year to millions of pounds, or funding for offices and equipment. Frequently, a party spends a lot more money in a year than they will receive in donations or membership fees. To see how the parties are funded, it is best to look at them individually. The Liberal Democrats, in comparison to the big two, have a relatively small income of about £3m....   [tags: Papers]

Free Essays
926 words | (2.6 pages) | Preview

Success of the Domestic Policies of the Nazi Party

- Success of the Domestic Policies of the Nazi Party On obtaining power in 1933 the Nazi Party set about trying to transform German society in preparation for what Hitler called the 1000 Year Reich. This transformation would set German industry on a war footing. It would ensure that the youth of Germany were brought up as loyal Nazi's. Finally and most significantly the Nazi party put into practice their racial theory that would set them on course for committing the worst acts of human genocide that the world has ever seen....   [tags: Papers]

Free Essays
1074 words | (3.1 pages) | Preview

A Criticism of the Manifesto of the Communist Party

- In modern society, no better example of this exploitation can perhaps be found than Foxconn. As a manufacturing plant providing parts and assembly for a growing global consumerism market, the workers are continually exploited in a manner that is consistent with Marx’s outline of the problems with capitalism. Not only are wages low and fail to increase congruently with inflation, but workers are subjected to exploitation by the bourgeois outside of the workplace in the form of company-owned dormitories and shops....   [tags: modern society, exploitation, Foxconn]

Term Papers
1811 words | (5.2 pages) | Preview

Nazi Germany And The Nazi Party

- In 1922, the Nazi Party whilst still in its beginning stages Baldur von Schirach conceived the Hitler Youth unlike most at the time of other politicians Hitler did not neglect young people the next generation or miscalculate the future political value. His vision of an enduring Third Reich was based not just on obedience and the loyalty of adults, but also of their children it was an extension of Hitler’s belief that the future of Nazi Germany was its next generation. By the early 1930’s, a third of young Germans were members....   [tags: Nazi Germany, Adolf Hitler, Nazism, World War II]

Better Essays
1015 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

The Classless, Stateless, Moneyless Social Order of Malayan Communist Party

- Introduction to Communism Communism is a classless, moneyless,[1][2] and stateless social order structured upon common ownership of the means of production, as well as a social, political and economic ideology and movement that aims at the establishment of this social order.[3] So, communism can be defined as an act which against feudalism and imperialism and it is determined to change this administrative system to communism trough violence and war. [4]According to Columbia Encyclopedia, communism is a socio-political movement that aims for a classless and stateless society structured by common ownership of the means of production, the end of wage labour and private property....   [tags: war. violence, conquer]

Better Essays
754 words | (2.2 pages) | Preview

Labour Education Crisis - Newspaper Article

- Labour Education Crisis - Newspaper Article The man who promised us, 'Education, education, education,' as the main priority of his government has failed again. Blair along with forever changing line up of education secretaries has again been branded a hazard to our children. The new crisis in hand for our Labour government evolves our youngsters within Primary education. The recent report has revealed that the number of children who can read and write properly has fallen in the last three years, as almost 250,000 seven year olds are not hitting required standards, for the second year running....   [tags: Papers]

Good Essays
605 words | (1.7 pages) | Preview

Ramsay Macdonald's Betrayal of His Party in 1931

- Ramsay Macdonald's Betrayal of His Party in 1931 In 1931, Ramsay Macdonald resigned from his position as leader of the Labour Party and Prime Minster of Britain, to take up a position a few days later as the leader of the new National Government set up to run the country, and thus becoming the countries leader again. Many have claimed that he betrayed the Labour Party by leaving them so he could join another party in a better position; in other words he was motivated by personal ambition....   [tags: Papers]

Free Essays
562 words | (1.6 pages) | Preview

The Effect of the First World War on the Decline of the Liberal Party

- The Effect of the First World War on the Decline of the Liberal Party The Liberal Party won the 1906 election by a landslide victory and accomplished much to improve the living and working conditions within England. Shortly after the First World War had passed the Liberal Party’s support declined greatly, but why. Dangerfield believed that the state of the Liberal Party was that they were doomed to fail prior to the outbreak of war in 1914. Despite the Liberal Party's many remarkable achievements since their landslide victory in 1906, they were also plagued with many problems....   [tags: Papers]

Strong Essays
1285 words | (3.7 pages) | Preview

The Conservative Party's Struggle To Abandon It’s Thatcherite Heritage

- The Conservative Party's Struggle To Abandon It’s Thatcherite Heritage Even though conservatism is a philosophy that by its very nature attempts to avoid dogma and ideology, it is hard to ignore the profound effect that the trend of New Right conservative thinking has had on the British Conservative Party. Margaret Thatcher’s ideas reshaped the Conservative Party during the eighties, embodying the New Right divide of neo-liberal free market support and the revival of traditional neo-conservative moral values....   [tags: Papers]

Better Essays
1392 words | (4 pages) | Preview

First Eu Summit Today, The United Tory And Labour Losers

- As Theresa May faces her first EU summit today, the other 27 member states will be eyeing her up. Will she approach them in the fearsome tones of her party conference speech, or is there more emollience beneath that inscrutable coldness. On her real views, we are as much in the dark as they. Brexit united Tory and Labour losers. Now all they need is a battle plan Rafael Behr Rafael Behr Read more The message she has chosen to send out today is “no second referendum”, an opening statement of the blindingly obvious....   [tags: European Union, United Kingdom, Price, Ipsos MORI]

Better Essays
949 words | (2.7 pages) | Preview

Marx 's Manifesto Of The Communist Party

- In Marx’s theories he believes that society should be equal. That the few should not have complete power over the many. In his works Marx talked frequently about the economy and its connection to society and class and the struggles found within them. He makes many references to the bourgeoisie and to the proletariat. In his work ‘Manifesto of the Communist Party’, Marx talks about the means of production and how through the exploitation of the workers, the owners gain more and more profit and control....   [tags: Marxism, Karl Marx, Socialism, Means of production]

Strong Essays
1831 words | (5.2 pages) | Preview

Marx 's Manifesto Of The Communist Party

- There are particular aspects of society that causes conflict between individual groups that is driven by their own material and economic interests. Karl Marx (2016) knows that there is an ongoing matter with ‘class’ after the industrial revolution and with this taken into account, he develops ideal approaches that motion towards a classless society. Marx gains a detailed understanding of the history and saw this as a story of class struggles, which assisted him in developing an Enlightenment project that ties with reason, freedom and equality that is evident within the text ‘Manifesto of the Communist Party’ (2016)....   [tags: Marxism, Socialism, Bourgeoisie, Social class]

Better Essays
1038 words | (3 pages) | Preview

Why The Mass Media Is An Important Source Of Intermediary Candidate Image

- Introduction: In now days, with mass media is popular in people’s life , it is an important source for election, when the party leader join the political , a good image will help them to gain more supported, especially in election. In this easy, I will discuss how it influences voters to vote , and how to decide supported which leader, it equals supported which party, then, leader how to attracted voter for get more votes. But it also has exceptions. The image of the party leader is not only a big impact in election....   [tags: Margaret Thatcher, Conservative Party]

Better Essays
1245 words | (3.6 pages) | Preview

To what extent has the conservative’s party changed since the electio of David Cameron as its leader?

- The conservative party has been in existence since the 1670s and was first called the ‘Tories’, a term used by the Scottish and Irish to describe a robber. This party is a right- wing party which believed in conserving the tradition and the king, as the name entails. David Cameron, the current party leader became the leader in 2005. He is also the present prime minister of Great Britain and he has made a lot of changes since he became the leader of the party. In this essay, I will talk about the history of the party, looking into detail at their gradual changes or transition in ideology and the various changes that David Cameron has made to the party’s image and beliefs....   [tags: U.S. Politics ]

Term Papers
2067 words | (5.9 pages) | Preview

The Role Of Church And Other Community Institutions

- The role of church and other community institutions have a legitimate role to play in influencing public policy and the interaction of the church and the state has been in the limelight for centuries, however it undertakes new dimensions in the today multicultural and ethic societies. The Church of England is an essential part of the parliamentary process and church has a broad based political membership and some members for aligned with the Conservative party, some with Liberal party and some with Labour party....   [tags: Conservative Party, Margaret Thatcher]

Strong Essays
1941 words | (5.5 pages) | Preview

The Beliefs of the Modern Conservative Party

- The Beliefs of the Modern Conservative Party The Conservatives, claim they come from every walk of life, all classes, from lower, to middle, to rich businessmen types. It is true, that in every community in the country, there are a large number of people with the conservative mindset, this mindset believes in common values that society has shared for 100’s of years. The traditional family, that socializes children into workers for the next generation, some claim that this makes conservatives ‘fearful of change’, in this modern World where homosexuality, lesbianism (is that a word?) and different social structures within families, and society itself are being co...   [tags: Papers]

Free Essays
482 words | (1.4 pages) | Preview

The Success of the Nazi Party

- The Success of the Nazi Party The Nazi Party's leadership encompassed many aspects. Not least of those was the use of fear and terror. Helping control the populace and ensuring they remained subdued was a key factor in Nazi success. However other factors were involved such as Hitler's economic policies and foreign policy. Hence, how important was the use of fear and terror to the Nazi Party's survival. Fear and terror in Nazi Germany was a wide ranging policy. Many different forces were required to maintain order amongst the often dissenting masses....   [tags: Papers]

Good Essays
894 words | (2.6 pages) | Preview

Nazi Labour Camps and Capitalism

- Throughout the communist era in Central and Eastern Europe, but especially in the first half of that era, capitalism was seen as immoral and inhumane. Capitalism, as discussed by Karl Marx in The Communist Manifesto, was the cause of many social ills in society and needed to be overthrown (Marx 221-222). In “This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen,” Tadeusz Borowski uses imagery and characters to compare and contrast the Nazi labor camp to capitalism. Although the ideology of capitalism is not as cruel as the Nazi labor camps, when put in practice it does have some similarities to these camps....   [tags: Comparative, Borowski]

Strong Essays
1898 words | (5.4 pages) | Preview

Rethinking North-South Relations and Global Justice

- This paper consists of two parts, and is grounded on the thematic analysis of “Rethinking North-South Relations and Global Justice”. Part I consists of summarizing and assessing the arguments of three articles written by Don Wells (2009), Julien Mercille (2013), and Illan Kapoor (2013). Part II consists of an examination of an independent case study written by Nathan Farrell (2012). The purpose of this paper is threefold. First, it will summarize and assess the arguments of three articles. Secondly, it will examine the article (case study) by Farrell (2012) with the thematic focus and, in conjunction with the arguments made by the three authors....   [tags: labour standards, transnational corporations]

Strong Essays
1319 words | (3.8 pages) | Preview

The Capitalist System in Business

- Marx and Engels have a great deal of writing in the Wage-labour and Capital dedicated to the struggle between capital and labour that drives the inevitable internationalization of the capitalist system. Marx had foreseen the errors and flaws of capitalism itself. In his writing, he highlights these flaws of capitalism’s self-contradictory characteristics that, “capitalism contains the seeds of its own destruction“ During the time of their writing in the Manifesto of the Communist Party, capitalism was still what it was they had conceptualized it to be at the time....   [tags: capital, labour, social, political]

Strong Essays
1311 words | (3.7 pages) | Preview

The Extreme Right Party Electorate in Western Europe

- The extreme right parties in Western Europe emerged successfully in the 1980s. Evans (2005) argues how their surge effectively moved them from outcasts to political entrepreneurs. From this wave of success to the present day, a number of socio-economic and political factors have facilitated a change in the socio- demographic of the party’s electorate over time. However, what has become significantly interesting in new analysis is that their electorate patterns are becoming increasingly similar across countries despite electoral success (Hainsworth, 2008)....   [tags: Socio-Demographic Profile, Western Europe]

Strong Essays
2288 words | (6.5 pages) | Preview

Adolf Hitler 's German Nazi Party

- Would you want to live in a country where you have unity with your community, with a strong government and leader who provides millions of jobs to its people, provided health care, pensions and overall stability in the economy. It sounds ideal right. Would you believe me if I told you I was talking about the ideologies of Adolf Hitler’s German Nazi party. First came the ideology of fascism. Originated in Italy in 1919, by Benito Mussolini. The term fascism comes from the word fascio, which translates to ‘bundle’....   [tags: Nazism, Nazi Germany, Adolf Hitler, Fascism]

Better Essays
1117 words | (3.2 pages) | Preview

A Single Category Of Personal Employment Contract

- A single category of personal employment contract would be a regression to the unsatisfactory bilateral distinction of the past between employers and the self-employed, and would be afflicted by many of the same concerns that led to the proliferation of multi-categories. The major shortcoming of the straightforward but primitive distinction between employees and the self-employed was that it was an all-or-nothing threshold—either an individual met the full criteria to be considered an employee, and was entitled to all the rights that such a status entailed, or failed to do so, and consequently had none of the rights traditionally associated with employment....   [tags: Employment, Law, Labour economics]

Better Essays
1501 words | (4.3 pages) | Preview

Conflict Between the Traditional and Modern Values of an Indian Society in Smoke and The First Party

- Conflict Between the Traditional and Modern Values of an Indian Society in Smoke and The First Party 'Smoke' and 'The First Party' display two points of view on the continuing conflict between traditional and modern values. In Indian culture, tradition holds the highest status of importance possible, second only to, or perhaps next to, religion. Indian traditions and culture is one of the oldest in the world, arising from 5000 BC. Perhaps this is why modern Indians find it so hard to comply with traditional rules and regulations a they were set in and for the people and civilizations of an ancient time....   [tags: Papers]

Powerful Essays
1827 words | (5.2 pages) | Preview

Political And Social Crisis : The Arab Spring, By Sarah Van Gelder

- Inspired by the Arab spring, massive Israeli protests and uprisings in Europe, protesters in New York City’s financial district voiced their anger and frustration at a system they believed had largely failed the American population. According to Sarah Van Gelder, author of This changes everything: Occupy Wall Street and the 99% Movement, big corporations and elites in New York, known as the 1%, were claiming the world’s wealth for themselves at the expense of the 99%. The 99% therefore defined themselves as a group of activists who stood against corporate greed, social inequality, and the enormous gap between the rich and poor....   [tags: Politics, Political party, Political corruption]

Better Essays
711 words | (2 pages) | Preview

Factors Leading to the Support of the Nazi Party

- Factors Leading to the Support of the Nazi Party In the elections of May 1928 the N.S.D.A.P. polled only 2.6% and yet by September 1930 the N.S.D.A.P. became the second largest party in the Reichstag. Explain how the Nazi Party achieved this electoral breakthrough. There are a number of important issues which demonstrate the reasons why the Nazi Party gained support and eventual power....   [tags: Papers]

Good Essays
1191 words | (3.4 pages) | Preview

A Theory Of Moral Foundations

- Most individuals eventually encounter moral conflict of some nature, where one party believes that the other has behaved inappropriately or unjustly. According to Graham, Haidt, and Nosek (2009), moral systems are connecting ideas of values, practices, and intuitions that work together simultaneously to suppress or regulate boundaries, and allow social life to succeed. One of the main causes of moral conflict originates in political differences (Haidt & Joseph, 2004). It is widely recognised that liberals and conservatives oppose each other on many key issues concerning moral foundation, which can be described as the values or assumptions upon which a moral system is founded....   [tags: Conservatism, Liberalism, Australian Labor Party]

Better Essays
720 words | (2.1 pages) | Preview

How Does The External Environment Influence Employment Relations?

- 4. How does the external environment influence Employment Relations. Employment relations refer to the relationship between the employer and the employee. Employment relations are governed by the provisions of the employment contract and/or collective agreement where applicable, common law principles and legislative provisions governing specific situations. Many factors in the external environment have an effect on the employment relations within an organization, which they need to monitor and possibly adapt to the necessary changes....   [tags: Trade union, Employment, Labour relations]

Better Essays
1292 words | (3.7 pages) | Preview

Reasons for How the Chinese Communist Party Has Maintained Hegemonic Authority

- The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has maintained a state of hegemonic control over Chinese society for six decades. It has weathered numerous potentially destabilizing leadership successions (Mao to Deng to Jiang to Hu, Hu to Ping) while being faced with one of the fastest sustained economic and sociocultural transformations. Additionally, China has confronted a plurality of undermining issues including new class formation, class conflict, growing wealth gap, and large-scale mobilized protests (Tiananmen Square 1989, Guo Feng, etc.) The answer to this question is the that CCP has maintained authority despite a multifold of destabilizers by first creating a system of class progression and wea...   [tags: leadership styles, government types]

Better Essays
1927 words | (5.5 pages) | Preview

The 2005 General Election Campaign and the Democratic Party

- The 2005 General Election Campaign and the Democratic Party The 2005 general election campaign has been a defective democratic event in many ways. Yet beneath the surface there has echoed a national conversation of passion and seriousness. Thoughtful people have debated for months with families, friends and colleagues - and with themselves - about how to vote in this contest. Much of the electorate is still undecided....   [tags: Papers]

Better Essays
1496 words | (4.3 pages) | Preview

Understanding The Informal Economy And Being Poor, Is Stronger For Women Than For Men

- The link between working in the informal economy and being poor, is stronger for women than for men. A higher percentage of women than men worldwide work in the informal economy. Moreover, there is a gender gap in incomes and wages in the informal economy. This is because women worldwide are under-represented in higher income employment statuses in the informal economy (employer and self-employed) and over- represented in the lower income statuses (casual wage worker and industrial outworker). For instance, relatively fewer women are employers who hire others, and conversely, relatively fewer men are industrial outworkers....   [tags: Employment, Minimum wage, Wage, Labour economics]

Better Essays
1036 words | (3 pages) | Preview

Liberal Party's Victory in the 1906 General Election

- Liberal Party's Victory in the 1906 General Election In the 1906 general election, the Liberal party dramatically increased their number of seats from 184, in 1900 to 400. In contrast, the Conservative party, who had dominated British politics in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries lost nearly half their seats in 1906, decreasing from 402 to 157. A combination of Liberal strengths and Conservative weaknesses, as well as other circumstances at this time meant that this sudden change occurred....   [tags: Papers]

Good Essays
1175 words | (3.4 pages) | Preview

Is it possible to be ‘neither left nor right’ as a political party and as a voter in Italy, France and Germany?

- Is it possible to be ‘neither left nor right’ as a political party and as a voter in Italy, France and Germany. Abstract Yes, but the distinctions are being blurred. The entrenchment of post-materialist values on the political landscape, the loss of policies such as immigration from the far and radical right, as well as the growth of populist policy and election tactics in response to the electoral success of the populist right in the early 1990's, coupled with approaches like political marketing by parties has seen the electoral centre ground in France, Germany and Italy being fought over by all parties, as well as the growth of so-called “catch all” parties within the western European pol...   [tags: European Politics]

Powerful Essays
2430 words | (6.9 pages) | Preview

Use Of Politics And Its Influence On Politics

- Use in politics Fuck is not widely used in politics, and any use by notable politicians tends to produce controversy. Some events of this nature include: In 1965, U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson said to the Greek ambassador Alexandros Matsas when he objected to American plans in Cyprus, "Fuck your parliament and your constitution. America is an elephant. Cyprus is a flea. Greece is a flea. If these two fellows continue itching the elephant they may just get whacked by the elephant 's trunk, whacked good." During the 1968 Democratic National Convention, Chicago mayor Richard Daley became so enraged by a speech from Abraham A....   [tags: George W. Bush, Democratic Party, Joe Biden, Fuck]

Better Essays
940 words | (2.7 pages) | Preview

These results are sorted by most relevant first (ranked search). You may also sort these by color rating or essay length.


Your search returned over 400 essays for "labour party"
1  2  3  4  5    Next >>