Liberal Democratic Party


Liberal Democratic Party
(also the Liberal Democrats, also infml the Lib Dems)
the third largest British political party. It was formed in 1988 when the Liberal Party and the Social Democratic Party joined together. In recent years it has been particularly successful in local government elections and in by-elections. It argues in favour of proportional representation and its leader is Charles Kennedy.
a member or supporter of the Liberal Democratic Party.

* * *


Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Liberal Democratic Party — or Democratic Liberal Party is the name of dozens of political parties around the world:*Afghanistan mdash; Liberal Democratic Party of Afghanistan *Angola mdash; Liberal Democratic Party *Armenia mdash; Liberal Democratic Union of Armenia… …   Wikipedia

  • Liberal Democratic Party of Pridnestrovie — (alternately abbreviated LDPR Pridnestrovie or LDPP ) is a political party in Transnistria. It was formed on 1 August 2006 by followers of Vladimir Zhirinovsky and is affiliated with the Russian party LDPR. Its local leader is Roman Khudyakov.… …   Wikipedia

  • Liberal Democratic Party (Japan) — Infobox Japanese Political Party | party name = 自由民主党 Jiyū Minshutō Liberal Democratic Party | party articletitle = Liberal Democratic Party (Japan) party | website = [http://www.jimin.jp/ Liberal Democratic Party (Japan)] | headquarters = 1 11… …   Wikipedia

  • Liberal Democratic Party of Germany — The Liberal Democratic Party of Germany (German: Liberal Demokratische Partei Deutschlands (LDPD)) was a political party in East Germany. Like the other allied parties of the SED in the National Front it had 52 representatives in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Liberal Democratic Party (Romania) — Infobox Romanian Former Political Party party name = Partidul Liberal Democrat Liberal Democratic Party party party wikicolourid = PD leader = Theodor Stolojan senate = none chamber = none foundation = December 2006 dissolution = 2008 dissolution …   Wikipedia

  • Liberal-Democratic Party of Japan — ▪ political party, Japan Introduction Japanese  Jiyū Minshutō        Japan s largest political party, which has held power almost continuously since its formation in 1955. The party has generally worked closely with business interests and… …   Universalium

  • Liberal Democratic Party (Serbia 2005) — Infobox Serbian Political Party party name = Liberal Democratic Party party name cyr = Либерално демократска партија party name lat = Liberalno demokratska partija colour html = Red party leader = Čedomir Jovanović foundation = 2005 ideology =… …   Wikipedia

  • Liberal Democratic Party (Republic of Macedonia) — The Liberal Democratic Party (Macedonian: Либерално Демократска Партија, Liberalno Demokratska Partija ) is a liberal party in the Republic of Macedonia. The Liberal Democratic Party was launched in April 1997 as a merger between the Liberal… …   Wikipedia

  • Liberal Democratic Party (Turkey) — Infobox Turkish Political Party | party name = Liberal Demokrat Parti / Liberal Democratic Party party party wikicolourid = DSP leader = Cem Toker (2005 ) Hakan Çizem (2004 2005) Emin Şirin(2004) Ercan Çalı (2003 2004) Nizam Kağıtçıbaşı Besim… …   Wikipedia

  • Liberal Democratic Party of Russia — Infobox Political Party party name = Liberal Democratic Party of Russia party leader = Vladimir Zhirinovsky colorcode = gold foundation = 1989 ideology = Russian nationalism, Ultranationalism, Populism headquarters = Moscow international =… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.