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Labour Party and the Conservative party

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Labour 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 socialist societies - in Parliament. ...read more.

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It is responsible for all operational matters including; fundraising, membership and candidates. It is made up of representatives from each section of the Party - the voluntary, political and professional. It meets once a month and works closely with Conservative Central Office, elected representatives and the voluntary membership. The Board has a number of sub-committees, including membership, candidates and conferences. We present here the most ambitious Conservative programme for a generation. Its aim is to release the wisdom, decency and enterprise of British citizens. We can achieve that by handing back to individuals and families the ability to shape their own lives and communities. We will free entrepreneurs to build businesses and to create prosperity, free those who use public services to choose what is best for them and free those who work in our schools and hospitals and police service from endless political interference. ...read more.

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Our programme is rooted in the instincts of millions of people whose beliefs are mocked by Labour. It is rooted, in other words, in common sense. It shouldn't be necessary to make an appeal to common sense. Yet the common sense wisdom of the mainstream majority, on crime, or on taxes, or the family, or on Europe, is under threat as never before. Labour does not understand our country and cannot value what it cannot understand. This meddling and interfering Government is eroding our freedoms as well as weakening the institutions that give us a sense of common purpose. At this Election Britain has a choice between a Labour Party that trusts government instead of people and a Conservative Party that trusts people instead of government. ...read more.

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