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Leader: Attlee

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I believe Attlee led this party threw this war, and in this election, and I believe he will make a fine Prime Minister

-Roland Carpenter, the new MP of Leicester East
As the fires of last stubborn German candles slowly died out under the Allied Boots and British national unity once more gave way to the familiar peacetime politicking, the old families of Europe once more felt their world slowly fading away. House Contravarius, the ancient, tired monster with roots going back to 9th century Byzantium and sons and daughters in every corner of the world, felt it. Centuries had gone by, following each other under the different crosses, guarded by different swords, guns, cannons... The myths slowly faded, the roads grew deeper and wider, the world became a smaller place. They had fought in both sides of every major European and American war since 15th century*. They had withered every storm, survived every revolution, but this last great war had taken a heavy toll - over four hundred sons and daughters dead, five minor branches extinct, all of Eastern European families in exile...


Name:Wynford Rhodri Abel Angus Percival Contravarius-Bailey-Courtenay, 14th Viscount of High Dylath-Lean

Date of birth:3rd of April, 1903

Profession:Politician (Conservative hereditary peer in the House of Lords), a former Professor of Semiotics at King's College London and a professional dandy

Constituency:Staffordshire Moorlands

Backround:Although one of the smaller and less important branches of the dynasty, the British corner of House Contravarius still held their own through thick, damp and worse, through civil wars, years of strife and bloodletting and finally bought their titles for bloodlakes wringed from the cold dead bodies of Indians, other Indians and sons of Continent Black. This is the family to which this Viscount was born into.
A priggish, arrogant heir to an unfathomably gigantic dynastic legacy - it's not that hard to believe that this Viscount became a convinced High Tory. Monocle flashing, highly venomous sarcasm in his slightly annoying voice carefully metered, this well-travelled gentleman is well-versed in eight living and two dead languages but goes out of his way to talk to foreigners only in English. Although a talented syntactic, his fame and academic capabilities were limited by his wandering mind and endless efforts to drown the ever-approaching aristocratic boredom in vice with enthusiasm of fin de siecle.
The higher the stakes, the more absurd the results, especially if one is lucky enough to be born as a very distant cousin of one very famous Duncan Contravarius-Bailey-Courtenay, baronet of Llewegibbywydan and Doodley-over-the-River and a retired war** hero now residing in India.
Really, it's comforting to know that the fate of the Empire is, after the death of his eccentric father, now partly also in the well-groomed hands of this snake.

* With a single exception – there was no blood of Contravarius dynasty spilt on the Union side in the American Civil War.

** Nobody's really quite sure which exact war. ...But then again, nobody cares, either.

Labour takes York
Parris Marr new MP.—Lord Irwin defeated.

Labour Party candidate Mr Parris Marr was announced the victor in the contest for York's seat in parliament early this morning, beating Conservative incumbent Lord Irwin by over four-thousand votes. Mr Marr secured just under 50 per-cent of the ballots cast to win the seat decisively.

The victory is just one of the many swings to the Labour Party seen across the country. Latest estimates suggest that Mr Attlee's party will be returned to parliament with a majority of about 20 seats.

Mr Marr, 26, is already known in some circles for his journalistic work, having written for publications such as the New Statesman and The Guardian. He was educated at Queen's College, Cambridge before serving in the Royal Signals during the War. Previously a member of the Communist Party, Mr Marr has since cut all ties with Trotskyism and is thought to espouse a more pragmatic form of socialism.


Mr Marr campaigning.

After being declared the victor just before three o’ clock this morning, Mr Marr gave a short speech in which he paid tribute to his campaign staff and opponents, as well as outlining his aims for the next parliament. He promised to work towards ‘A fairer and more just Empire’, and expressed his desire to see the new government ‘puts all of its efforts towards the building of a nation fit for a people who have been through so much in these past years.’

Parliament reconvenes next week.

The politician affectionately known in his Manchester neighborhood as "Doc" Pike gives an extemporaneous speech to supporters at a local public house...

As the new MP for Bucklow, I'm happy to say that the Populist party received votes in other constituencies, showing that we have room to grow as a movement. The most pressing issue now, I feel, is to steer Labour's otherwise ambiguous colonial policy into the right direction. Even now the Mandate of Palestine is still wracked with paramilitary conflict, and the Quit India movement have the momentum now that the war is over and we can't very well hold Gandhi and Nehru in the name of military necessity any longer. Considering the Muslim League's refusal to participate in that Quit India nonsense, it is time I think that we begin seriously considering supporting a free and separate Pakistan now, as a Commonwealth of the Empire.
Leader: Attlee

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Mister Attlee has lead us through the war and to electoral victory. With him at the head we will govern this nation and establish the welfare state for all of Britain.

- Albert Lyons, MP for Westhoughton
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Leader: Clement Attlee

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Voting closed. Update up when I don't feel like death.
Name: Peter Smith
Born: 1918
Profession : Entrepreneur(Businessman)
Constituency: Camberwell and Peckham
Background: Born to a British woman and a visiting American soldier, Peter had an unfortunately difficult start in life. As a source of shame for his unmarried mother, he found himself desposited in a workhouse. His miserable time in the workhouse was ended in 1930 when they were abolished by the Local Government Act 1929. He spent the next seven years of life in a destitute state, finding odd jobs that occasionally funded his rent on run-down apartments. When war broke out, he quickly made a move into a reserved civilian occupation so that his pay would not be the tiny amount given to soldiers. By the defeat of Germany, he had saved up a considerable sum that he hoped he could use to found the beginning of a business empire.
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Parliamentary Opening 1945
If there was one terrible flaw to Herbert Morrison’s character, it was his obsession with matters of intrigue and conspiracy. Acts of self-made subterfuge quickly because his own ruination. Thus it is no surprise that his greatest gambit would be his ultimate undoing. His claim against Attlee found little parliamentary support and Morrison soon found himself cornered by his own ploys. With Morrison’s failure, the long preserved Labour dichotomy came to its end; the loyal footsoldiers rewarded with tributes of office, while the treacherous dissenters (almost all uniquely Labour grandees) were shoveled away. The Labour government, now kept in line by Ernest Bevin (the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs), made Morrison into the Deputy Prime Minister, but denied him all influence in cabinet. It was a shrewd move that kept Attlee’s enemies all the closer to government, but all the further from real clout.

Across the benches, the shaken (but strong) Tory opposition pledged to fight the Labour government with all of its vigor. Labour’s slim majority meant that the Tories could deliver surprise defeats to the government, and Eden even believed himself capable of defeating Labour’s attempts to pass a King's Speech. Indeed, the Government was concerned that Morrison’s vengeance might spurn Attlee’s attempts at securing governmental stability; perhaps arousing the possibility of a successive election. Nonetheless, Attlee’s triumph in the election had proved that his support among the Parliamentary Labour Party was near universal. Near universal, with a majority of 10, may not be good enough. However, Labour managed to sneak past the threshold, and passed the King's Speech without much calamity. Morrison, for the moment, looked ready to work with the government. Whether that would be enough to secure the success of the Labour manifesto, remained to be seen.


Parliament is open and the Labour Party (the Government) has passed a King's Speech.

MPs can propose legislation. All other players can now ask for any needed statistics and send orders. Voting will happen sometime this week on the proposed legislation.

As the government is under my control, I’m obviously not expecting any governmental orders.
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Declan Reeve-Gallant steps forward to ask his question of the Prime Minister, Clement Attlee.

"Mr Speaker, will the Prime Minister inform this house of his plans for our great empire, is he to cast it's citizens adrift and alone, or will he instead be attempting to make it an socialist nightmare without end?"
((Since Avatar was quite abrupt and had no procedure, I assume my character was the first to ask questions to the Prime Minister))

Mr. Speaker: Order! Questions to the Prime Minister! The Hon. Dr. A. G. Bennett!

The Hon. Member for Islington North: Number One, Mr. Speaker

The Rt. Hon. Member for Limehouse: Thank you, Mr. Speaker, this morning I had meetings with ministerial colleagues and others. In addition to my duties in this House, I shall have further such meetings later today.

Mr. Speaker: The Hon. A. G. Bennett.

The Hon. Member for Islington North: First of all, I wish to congratulate the Rt. Hon. Member for Limehouse for his new employment, let us hope that he will be the first among many under the new Labour government.

Members interjecting

Mr. Speaker, after the announciation of the surrender of the Empire of Japan* two days ago, the United Kingdom and its people are finally at peace, will the Prime Minister join me today in stating the vital importance of preserving succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to our people and indeed mankind? Would he also agree with giving both the countless brave men and women who have contributed to the war effort and these succeeding generations the employment, care and welfare they deserve and will - God willing - recieve under this government?

Members interjecting

((*This happened before the State Opening of Parliament in 1945, which has already happened OTL))
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Honourable Colleagues,

I will undoubtedly be joined by this House, when I state that no mother in Britain should give birth to her child in life threatening conditions for both the woman and child due to her inability to pay the hospital fees, when I state that no former British soldier should die from wounds caused by his service due to his inability to pay the hospital fees. These are just a few examples that make us all understand the need for active and widespread care for all Britons. By good food and good homes, much avoidable ill-health can be prevented. In addition the best health services should be available free for all. Money must no longer be the passport to the best treatment. In such a National Health Service there should be health centres where the people may get the best that modern science can offer, more and better hospitals, and proper conditions for our doctors and nurses. More research is required into the causes of disease and the ways to prevent and cure it. Labour promised it would work specially for the care of Britain's mothers and their children - children's allowances and school medical and feeding services, better maternity and child welfare services. A healthy family life must be fully ensured and parenthood must not be penalised if the population of Britain is to be prevented from dwindling. It is thus only right that Parliament does immediatly establish a committee to investigate the National Health Service, its costs, its importance and its abilities, in order that we are well informed and able to establish a National Health Service that is ready and able to do its duty to the People of Britain, from craddle to the grave.

The Honourable Dr. Arthur G. Bennett MP,
Member of Parliament for Islington North

Bill to establish the National Health Service Committee
I. This act does establish the National Health Service Committee to examine the needs, the costs and the logistical endeavours the National Health Service may create and to advice legislators on the details of a National Health Service Act.
II. This Committee will follow the parliamentary procedures as a Parliamentry Topical Select Committee
Labour Drivel

Gibbons, at the insistence of others within the Tory backbenches, boos Bennett's bill when it is first announced.
The Speaker called on the Honorable Member Albert Lyons to speak.

"Mr. Speaker, with the increase in tensions throughout our Empire particularly in India, how does the Prime Minister and the government propose to deal with the question of the status of our Indian possession?"
The Right Honourable Gibbons, MP for Wigan, stood to address the Prime Minister. Following the various levels of procedure that are too tiresome to record, Gibbons made his address. He was quite nervous.

"M ... Mr Spokesman, c. *cough* Can you please tell us how exactly you plan to pay for all of this welfare. Are we to expect a large increase in taxes, a "welfare fare" if one wills? How exactly does the Left Right Honourable Prime Minister plan to pay for everyone who has a chill to go to a hospice and w... where will he take this money from? This is what I ask M ... Mr Prime Minister."
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Fine gentlemen, I write this bulletin out of a specific need that has presented itself not only to my own person, but, as I am most certain, to our entire party, both within and outside of Westminster- of course, I refer to our poor showing in this past election, where, despite garnering an expanded percentage of the popular vote, we have succumbed to the severe issue that, with fierce competition emerging from the other Liberal Party, the Labourites, and the Populists, we have, almost certainly, split the vote within a great many of our constituencies, rendering for us a position within the Commons that is exactly one tenth of our prior situation. As I am certain that we agree, this is, undeniably, an unsustainable position. At this rate, there will be no National Liberal Party with elected representation within ten years. I do not mean to present this as an insurmountable obstacle, but certainly, we must consider a revised position.

A great number of fine, notables have, in recent years, advocated in favor of a merger with the Conservatives in the vague hope that, by combining our forces with one of the nation's two largest political parties, we may be able to advance our cause from a position of mildly increased influence while helping to block the Labour Party and their ilk from further gains. If this does prove to be the desire of this association, so be it, and I am certain that many of our most skilled negotiators would be all too willing to hammer out such a deal- a task made easy by the Conservatives' staggering loss of eighty-six seats in this election.

However, I have not sent out this missal with the intent to advocate for a merger with the Conservatives- rather, I believe this course of action to, ultimately, be the lesser of two possible courses. The alternative, of course, is the reunion of a united Liberal Party, composed of our own, our former associates, and, very possibly, the Populists, should they be keen to explore the possibility. Certainly, if we were to unite and form a moderately sized bloc running under a singular ballot, we would be able to secure a large enough fraction of the Commons to act, in a sense, as a vital pivot for our nation's policy- what I mean to emphasize in this is that it is almost assured that we would be able to exert more strength as the third largest party than as the second largest, with the capability to - as long we remain large enough to prevent an outright majority by either the Conservatives or the Labourites - sway either major party's policy into step with our own. Whether that means attempting to bolster and redirect a Conservative platform to be more in line with our beliefs or to de-claw the red tiger, we would be in a far more powerful position if we were to reunite with our lost brethren.

Sincerely yours,

Lord Scarsdale
As I promised during my campaign, I'm going to help poorest families to go through this aftermath. So I thought that a financial support is needed as soon as possible.

1. Increase the base level of pay for the poor strata workers up to 125 £ per month.
2. Lower taxations for poverty-stricken citizens.
3. Increase taxations for wealthier subjects.