Political Parties

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Political Party
An organisation of the people with shared ideas, goals, and policies with seeks to gain political power and to be the government of the UK.
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Left Wing
Associated with a tendency towards socialism, involve such beliefs as collectivism, equality, and social justice.
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Right Wing
Associated with collectivism and include ideas such as belief in free markets, nationalism, a strong position on law and order, and support for tradition
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Consensus Politics
Refers to a high degree of political agreement between and within parties over a range of political issues.
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Adversary Politics
Refers to a situation where there is a great deal of policy conflict between and within parties. There are key ideological splits within the political community.
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Conservatism
Implies a belief in order and security, and opposition to ideologies such as socialism and extreme liberalism. It also suggests a traditional and pragmatic approach to political issues, with some suspicion of radical change.
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Socialism
A doctrine that emerged in the 19th century, includes such ideas as collectivism, equality, the collective ownership of the means of production and state economic planning.
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Liberalism
Expresses ideas such as individual liberty, equal rights, constitutional-ism, tolerance and social justice. Emerged 18th century.
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Associated with a tendency towards socialism, involve such beliefs as collectivism, equality, and social justice.

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Associated with collectivism and include ideas such as belief in free markets, nationalism, a strong position on law and order, and support for tradition

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Refers to a high degree of political agreement between and within parties over a range of political issues.

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Refers to a situation where there is a great deal of policy conflict between and within parties. There are key ideological splits within the political community.

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