Political Parties UK definitions.

Old Labour (Social Democracy)
Key Labour principles embodying nationalisation, redistribution of wealth and the provision of contiunally improving welfare and state services- an approach which largely rejected the more free-market approach of Thatcherism and New Labour
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New Labour (Third Way)
A revision of traditional "Old Labour" values and ideas, involing a shift in emphasis from a heavy focus on the working class to a wider class base, and a less robust alliance with the trade unions.
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One Nation
A paternalistic approach adopted by Conservatives under the leadership of Benjamin Disraeli in the 19th century and continued by Cameron and May in the 21st century- revolving around the idea that the rich have an obligation to help the poor.
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New Right
Combines the thinkings of Neo-Conservatives, who wanted the state to take a more authoritarian apporach to morality, law and order, and the thinking of neo-liberals who endorsed the free market and less state power over people's lives and businesses.
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Claasical Liberal
Early Liberals who belived that individual freedom would best be achieved with the state playing a minimal role.
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Modern Liberals
Liberals who believe that, under free-market capitalism, many individuals were not truely free, and that the state must help them in a more active way.
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Party systems
The way in which the political parties in a poltical system are grouped and structured. possible variants that could apply to the UK include one-party dominat, two-party, two-and-a-half party and multi-party systems.
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Left Wing
Individuals or parties desiring change, reform and alteration to the way that society operates, including socialists, whoare critcal of the capitalist or free-market economy.
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Right Wing
Supporting the status quo. Supporters of right wing parties stress the importance of order, stability, hierarchy and private property.
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A revision of traditional "Old Labour" values and ideas, involing a shift in emphasis from a heavy focus on the working class to a wider class base, and a less robust alliance with the trade unions.

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New Labour (Third Way)

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A paternalistic approach adopted by Conservatives under the leadership of Benjamin Disraeli in the 19th century and continued by Cameron and May in the 21st century- revolving around the idea that the rich have an obligation to help the poor.

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Combines the thinkings of Neo-Conservatives, who wanted the state to take a more authoritarian apporach to morality, law and order, and the thinking of neo-liberals who endorsed the free market and less state power over people's lives and businesses.

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Early Liberals who belived that individual freedom would best be achieved with the state playing a minimal role.

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