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Discussion in 'Personal' started by cariadwch, Apr 9, 2019.
So, how democratically were its policy positions arrived at?
Nobody should vote for anyone. There should be empty ballot boxes across the whole country and a turnout of 0.0000000000000001% (I assume the candidates themselves have a vote) it is a total farce and a waste of £150 million.
Oh and there should be marches of protest across the country - Brexit day was 29/3/19....
Well you'll need to put in an FOI request I guess
But in future some of that will be through its conference
5.5 The Annual Conference shall be open to Party members “in good standing”, associate members and guests. Its business shall include the consideration of motions on Party policy and strategy, in accordance with the Rules of Procedure.
5.6 Motions carried shall only have advisory force and will be listed for discussion by the Board within 3 months of the motion having been carried.
But the Board has quite strong powers
6.1 There shall be established a committee known as the Party Board (hereinafter “the Board”) which shall function as the principal management and administrative authority of the Party, in particular for the purposes of company law. Powers of Board
6.2 The duties, powers and responsibilities of the Board shall include (but are not limited to):
a) ensuring that the Party works towards the achievement of the objectives set out in Article 2 above in an efficient and judicious manner;
b) managing the Party's funds, structure and employees;
c) advising the Party Leader on political matters;
d) approving the Party's policies and manifestos;
e) ensuring that the Constitution of the Party is in accordance with the laws of the United Kingdom;
f) managing and conducting the Party’s disciplinary procedures;
g) making or amending from time to time such Rules of Procedure as it deems appropriate for the efficient conduct and administration of the Party and for the discharge of its responsibilities under this Article and under company law for the efficient running of the Party and the attainment of its objectives. Composition of Board
6.3 The Board shall normally be composed of the following voting members :
a) between 4 and 8 Party members appointed by the Party Leader, at least two of whom must hold or have held elected public office within the United Kingdom;
b) the Party Leader;
c) the Party Chairman;
I do find it sad and surprising that ukip is "winning" here. Is there really a majority on tes that favours a party with such disreputable links?
As has been stated several times before, the poll was set up before the Brexit Party was formed. Had the poll included the Brexit Party, most of the UKIP votes would probably have gone Brexitwards.
It is because the Brexit party was not on the list.
Past tense. The poll has now closed. UKIP have won. Maybe the new Russians swung it.
But thats FPTP. Even if all the Others are Brexit and take out the Labour Party, Remain got more votes.
Self delusion reigns
Perhaps we should have a re-vote
Funny you should say that . . . .
Who would you vote for? (This time including the Brexit Party)
Maybe Brexit party votes should be discarded & the candidates for his party disqualified?
Farage's fundraising for Brexit Party allows foreign donors to 'break rules', warns elections watchdog
'It increases the potential for individuals or organisations to evade the permissibility rules, which primarily seek to prevent significant sums entering UK politics from overseas'
From the Indy
Nigel Farage’s use of PayPal to raise huge numbers of small donations for his Brexit Party allows foreign donors to “evade the rules”, a watchdog has warned.
From the Labour Party website
Disrupting - or trying to uphold the democratic "will of the people" of Scotland ?
@coffeekid , mind that in a UK vote we dinnae matter.
Which country ?
To answer the OP, a party which is pro Europe.
I know! I mean...we are teachers! But...Bluekip? Really? And can those naughty ballot-defaced grow a pair and join Uncle Vincent’s jolly yellow army? Please! Use your pens for good, guys, not drawing chads inside the ticky-box!
Both I suppose.
Scotland needs to go its own way IMO.
Well I voted a few hours ago. A somewhat underwhelming experience. But ‘tis done.
Nigel says thanks