A Social Democratic England?

Lejeune, Anthony
September 1981
National Review;9/4/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 17, p1019
The article characterizes the Social Democratic Party in Great Britain. The Social Democratic Party in the country is a breakaway from the Labor Party. It is composed of middle-class and media-oriented individuals, such as Roy Jenkins and Shirley Williams, who are perfectly orthodox kind. Its political principles are somewhat vague and broad. The group, like the Liberal Party, likes to introduce proportional representation into the electoral system. It also favors the nation's continued membership in the European Common Market. Their economic views also appear to be either Keynesian or neo-Keynesian.


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