Seeing how we have a thread about US politics I want to try and see if any British SPPF members would like to try a hand at British politics and the upcoming general election. In this thread I'd like to post any recent news or updates in the field of politics concerning England, Scotland and Wales.
With a year with a 5 on the end comes the latest general election for the United Kingdom. With the rise of UKIP and the ongoing debate for controls on immigration and the Conservative's long-term economic plan, the four major parties are fighting to win their place in parliament for the next five years.
The four main parties are:
Left of center
Build a Britain that rewards hard work, not just privilege, and ensures the next generation does better than the last.
- Social democracy
- Democratic socialism
Right of center
To initialize a long-term economic plan which involves reducing the deficit, cutting income tax and freezing fuel duty, creating more jobs, capping welfare and reducing immigration and delivering the best schools and skills for young people.
- Soft euroscepticism
- British unionism
Leader: Nick Clegg
To build a stronger economy in a fairer society, enabling everyone to get on in life.
- Social liberalism
British independence from the European Union.
- Right-wing populism
Putting the interests of the British people first and retaining the national identity and native culture of the British Isles.
- Right-wing populism
- White nationalism
- Ethnic nationalism
- British nationalism
- Green politics,
In addition to discussion about the political parties and general British politics, I will also be posting news and updates regularly from reliable sources such as the BBC, though anyone posting in this thread is free to do otherwise as well.
Whether it's immigration, the deficit, or whatever, all topics regarding British politics are welcome.
>Farage quits alchohol
>Prince Andrew gets Bill Cosby'd, supposedly raping an underage girl repeatedly
>3 year olds are racists, homophobes and bigots
>Muslim schools apparently aren't diverse enough
>Muslim hackers prevent people from getting their bus timetables
>an interesting article on the images used to teach soldiers to kill
>body washed up on beach in Wales
>beta uprising; Plymouth axe attack
>the islamification of Britain