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Postby hansoloffson » Wed May 23, 2018 10:27 pm

Olof Palmquist reelected party leader by the Social Democratic Congress

Born in to wealth and prosperity Olof Palmquist has always tried to connect with the very people within his party. However those issues seems to have been blown away with the latest election. The right and center wing of the party choose him to remain the leader against challenger Nicholas Ambersson. The finals votes cast were as followed
Olof Palmquist: 119
Nicholas Ambersson: 21

With such a win it seems as if Mr Palmquist has secured his position as leader of the nations third largest party.

Friends, family and honourable party members. We shall today remember this as the day when we beat back extremism. Both from the right and the left. Yes, the situation with the White Rose is not ideal. Of course we would have preferred some alternative but there was none! The country needed a leader... Someone to step up and do what was right. But read my lips, no new cuts.


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Postby Cirith » Wed May 23, 2018 10:49 pm

Hint of a Breakthrough for VAT Proposals in the Diet

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Chancellor Frederick Stinson after meeting SDP Leaders

There are rumours that the White Rose and SDP, who have historically clashed on VAT and Corporation Tax, appear to have come to an agreement to abolish VAT. The White Rose removed their corporation tax cut from the bill, promising to present it as a separate Party piece and not Government legislation.

Whilst the SDP agreed to back the VAT abolition if spending was protected, to make sure the proposal was cost neutral, the 2 parties are rumoured to have agreed £3 billion of income tax increases. Finance Secretary Edgar Keaton of the SDP is expected to present the proposal to the Diet in the coming days, if it happens then it is believed both bills will pass and VAT will once more be abolished.

Chancellor Frederick Stinson said, 'It was our first meeting since the Coalition officially took office, and it went very well actually. We laid down what we wanted to do, and found ground between our Parties that will reverse some of the extreme measures put in place during the Patriarchate days, but also some agreement on abstentions. I think this Coalition will last the full term, and be much more communicative and successful than the last.'
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Postby LegolasRedbard » Thu May 24, 2018 4:52 pm

Martin Smith Resigns

Martin Smith, the founder of the Socialist Labour Party last night resigned as leader after leading the party for five years. The 75-year-old announced his resignation at party headquarters yesterday evening, saying in a brief statement


After five years of leading the party, I have decided to step down at this stage in order to give time for my successor to prepare for the next election scheduled for 4401. I am proud to have led the only truly socialist party in our country since we founded it in 4393, but I feel now is the time for someone younger and fitter to take the reigns of leadership, and lead the party into government



No candidates have yet put their names forward, but the favorite is Richard Anderson. The 43 year old Leader of the Socialist Labour Party in the Imperial Diet, Anderson was the architect of the SLP's manifesto for the last election and is by far the most experienced person to run for leader
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Postby LegolasRedbard » Fri May 25, 2018 2:20 pm

Richard Anderson Elected Leader of the SLP, Passes Motion To Change Name

At the Socialist Labour Party's Annual Conference, Richard Anderson, the leader of the SLP in the Imperial Diet, was elected as leader, with 67% of first preference votes to 33% for Education Spokesman Paul McCann. Following his victory, Richard Anderson announced that he would remain in the Imperial Diet, and that former leader Martin Smith's son, Andrew Smith, would be the party's candidate for Governor-General. Anderson also put forward a motion to the SLP Executive to change the name of the party to simply the Labour Party of Luthori, which passed with high support
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Postby Cirith » Fri May 25, 2018 10:08 pm

Surprise Coalition Agenda as VAT Abolished

The Coalition of the White Rose and SDP have surprised many by presenting, and passing, a comprehensive legislative agenda in their first year of Government. Most will remember the last Coalition between these 2 saw no joint legislation and broke up after 3 years when talks broke down between the Alliance and the SDP leadership.

The Coalition have lifted restrictions on citizenship and employment across the country, instigated an education programme for prisoners, lifted all restrictions on stem cell research and ended the invasive tests & checks for adoption, they also intend to end parental qualification tests before the end of the year.

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The Diet unanimously withdrew from the Narikaton Expanded Economic Cooperation Zone in protest of their slavery practises and signalled they would be reviewing their Security Council votes in the face of inaction and absences on the influential body which currently hosts Luthori membership.

There have been some splits in the Coalition, with the SDP passing their own manifesto after an agreement to make it party legislation only, meaning the White Rose could oppose the bill. The Diet also chose to fund medical emergency abortions for the first time in decades, to nationalise all airports, to nationalise the national grid and to terminate private contracts in space-exploration, all opposed by the White Rose but supported by the SDP.

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Tonight, the White Rose are celebrating as the Diet has officially abolished the 3% VAT on essential goods such as food and clothing, although Chancellor Stinson has condemned the newly reformed Labour Party of Luthori for opposing the abolition and pursuing a punitive tax on the poor and those in need, who have little to spend already . The abolition comes after a White Rose and SDP deal to make up the £3 billion without spending cuts, through income tax increases on the wealthy.

The Coalition also passed the Northern Council Action and Radar (Diet Approval) Bill which permits the Governor-General to participate in military action with the Northern Council related to Trigunian aggression against Egelion exclusively, as well as authorising the construction and sharing of a radar and listening station in Geharon with the Northern Council leadership and member states.
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Postby Cirith » Sun May 27, 2018 11:01 pm

Foreign Office Slam Absent Security Council Members - Calls for Reform

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5 nations sit on the World Congress Security Council; Luthori, Istalia, Cobura, Indrala and New Endralon, but recent resolutions presented to the Council by Luthori and Istalia have only been discussed and voted for by those 2 nations. The Luthori Foreign Office has now called for full-scale reform of the Council, including the ability to censure members who are absent, moving to the second place winner in the aims of making the vote competitive once more.

The Governor General said, 'Resolutions 57, 58 and 59 are essential, they have 2 Aye votes and 3 Absents, to me, those have passed and pust proceed with haste, to combat slavery and piracy at the highest levels of the international arena and to show the World Congress, the Security Council still has a purpose.'

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Foreign Secretary of Luthori, Sharon Stinson

The Foreign Secretary said, 'We currently vote for Kafuristan, Baltusia and Hutori, but none of these are on the Council or are close to being on the Council really, so we have to consider where our votes go and how we can influence these seats to ensure that active and willing participants win, sending Ambassadors to the Council who will participate and vote as much as possible. Currently, I am considering who to vote for in Seat B and C, and considering a vote for our allies in Kazulia.'
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Re: Luthori Central News Network

Postby Cirith » Sun May 27, 2018 11:28 pm

White Rose Present Large Legislative Programme Whilst Fascists Disband

The White Rose have presented a huge 41 article bill to the Imperial Diet, aptly named the White Rose Restoration Act 4397, which is set to be defeated but lays out the areas which the White Rose believe the SDP and Labour Party have damaged or changed the Empire in a negative or harmful manner over the last decade.

The Governor General said, 'I am proud to support this bill which will privatise industries the Government has no position being involved in and return the economy to a market based on less restrictive Government policies, especially those around working hours, pay, advertising and rent.'

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The Labour Party and the SDP have voted against the bill, meaning it will not pass, but the Coalition Government have confirmed that the bill is a Party legislative matter, and will not effect the Coalition in any way.

The Chancellor, Frederick Stinson, said, 'The Empire took a great leap forward today, as the fascists finally disbanded, they will no longer contest elections, or be allowed to commit fraud in our Empire. We are currently discussing with the SDP our second stage of a legislative programme, and we are confident we will present more Coalition bills before the end of the year.'
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Re: Luthori Central News Network

Postby Cirith » Sun May 27, 2018 11:37 pm

Shock as White Rose Back Sodomy Act

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The White Rose have shocked the nation today by voting with the Labour Party on the Sodomy Act, which ends prosecution of those in homosexual relations and changes the law away from the legality of heterosexual relations only. It is a stride away from the deep religious laws which were instituted in the Holy Patriarchate years although the SDP surprised many pundits by voting against the bill, with no further clarification on their position.
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Re: Luthori Central News Network

Postby hansoloffson » Mon May 28, 2018 6:17 am

Olof Palmquist killed at 58 years old

Yesterday evening, Mr Palmquist was walking away from the movies. The cold crisp air made for an unpleasant walk.

Outside the cinema Mr Palmquist was gunned down by a unknown assassin. This is the first politically motivated murder for several years in Luthori and the second SPD leader who fell while in office.

The SPD line of succession follows much like that of a monarchy. The party leadership immediately passed down to Miss Alice Teodurschu
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Re: Luthori Central News Network

Postby hansoloffson » Mon May 28, 2018 6:29 am

Alice Teodurschu first female leader of the Social democratic Party

Miss Teodurschu was today officially made leader of the Social democratic Party in the Holy Luthori empire.

Alice who was made vice party chairman by the Congress last year has accepted the role of party leader. Miss Teodurschu is yet another Leader without the connection to her members as Mr Coombes had.


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At 2 Years old she came to Luthori as a Refugee from civil war, she was adopted by two loving parents who kept her safe from harm. At the age of 14 She joined the Social democratic youth party or "Young socialists"

Miss Teodurschu is today 22 years old and therefore has become the youngest party leader in the Diet and one of the youngest MP's. She graduated with a degree in International law at the age of 20.

Sources tell us that the support for Miss Teodurschu is high within this party in mourning.
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