UK Progression Party

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The UKPP

Party-UK Progression Party.png
General Information
Country Flag-United Kingdom.jpg United Kingdom
Abbreviation UKPP
Colors Teal
Founded October 2011
Dissolved Summer 2017
Political
Congress Occupancy 0 /40 seats, 0%
Succeeds United Kingdom Worker's Party
Orientation Center-Right
Ideology Libertarian
 A community dedicated to concentrating on playing the game to the best of our abilities as a nation, In the battle for equality the UKPP continues to fight the against the prevailing trend within the UK government of division, defeatism and denial. 
(United Kingdom Progression Party)

The UK Progression Party (UKPP) aimed to be a party that supported new players by allowing them to help shape party policy. UKPP strived to be transparent, favouring democratic conferences and postal balloting over executive decisions. In-game age, strength, wealth or connections were not what mattered - citizens' commitment, activity and desire to succeed did.

Sometime in summer 2017 party was transformed into Pirate Cat Party which was later briefly transformed in Kool Kids Klub before being again renamed back to Pirate Cat Party.

Policies

This is the list of policies used by UKPP while it was active - most of this information refers to the period between 2012 and 2016.

In-Game Laws

Party-UK Progression Party v2.pngTAXES

By party-wide ballot UKPP have shown they are in favour of sensible low domestic taxes (VAT & Income) while retaining high import tariffs on raw materials in order to favor domestic producers, but the party does acknowledge that there will be ‘special circumstances’ where these may be increased for a short duration.


Party-UK Progression Party v2.pngMINIMUM WAGE

The UKPP has no plans to increase the current minimum wage. The financial gains are marginal compared to the increased bureaucracy it would create in the management of eUK social programs private and national. The Private sector worker can easily find a wage over the legal minimum wage and the commune worker can just as easily sell their donated supplies to fund their own personal advancement.


Party-UK Progression Party v2.pngDONATIONS

The UKPP supports the donation from the treasury to national organisations except in instances where these funds are to be used to fund private MU's or non-inclusive social programs (application to participation not offered in-game)


Party-UK Progression Party v2.pngNATURAL ENEMIES

No UKPP member shall vote or support an initiation of war unless the targeted nation is occupying native/coded eUK regions or to help Allies in need if requested.


Party-UK Progression Party v2.pngCITIZENSHIP

UKPP Congress members are free to use their passes on those applicants that have been deemed as reliable and passed the CS committee’s controls, so long as the committee is comprised of individuals from various parties. If the committee is under the domain of a single party then UKPP Congress members may use their passes as they please so long as it is not to the detriment of the UK. In this event, they should seek advice from party colleagues or friends but are under no obligation to do so or to follow the advice given.


Party-UK Progression Party v2.pngIMPEACHMENT

UKPP Congress members shall only impeach a CP if the CP is inactive, stealing from the nation, acting not in the interests of the country or they have requested an impeachment.


Party-UK Progression Party v2.pngDICTATOR

The UKPP holds the position of the CP and the DICTATOR being held by 2 separate individuals, preferably but not exclusively from 2 different parties. When the position of Dictator is being challenged and a vote has been called for the Congress members may vote for the individual of their choosing without interference.

Community Affairs

Party-UK Progression Party v2.pngTHE FORUM DISPUTE

Members are not restricted in any way as to whom they wish to socialise with and they may freely use any means of communication they see fit. Having said that, the two most prevalent forms are Forums and IRC and UKPP has now fought over the years to address issues and inconsistencies going back beyond the formation of the party, therefore, the UKPP is not adverse to exploring, in cooperation with other parties or groups of eUKers a more acceptable and less limiting choice then has been traditionally offered. To that end, #UKPP is now an open channel at all times barring party conferences (where non-UKPPers are free to observe). The UKPP also recognises that any forum designated by the UK welcoming message as the 'national' forum may consider its claim to the 'national' title as valid


Party-UK Progression Party v2.pngNATIONAL ARMY VS NATIONALLY FUNDED MU'S

The UKPP supports the existence of an apolitical national army based on equality of supplies and is opposed to the scrapping of such an institution, its related companies and will strongly oppose any funding of private MU's.


Party-UK Progression Party v2.pngWORKING IN THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT

Any UKPP member is free to take a role in whatever system the political majority designate as 'government' but they do so as a private citizen, not as a member of the party. Acceptance of any position is not indicative of UKPP support for or influence in said government and the member is not asked or expected to promote a UKPP agenda in what is an eUK role.

Party Affairs

Party-UK Progression Party v2.pngCONGRESS ELECTIONS

UKPP favours active players that wish to make a difference. We have no formal requirements for entering congress under a UKPP banner. It is the domain of the PP (party president) to organise the order of runners how he or she sees fit. Things such as being seen as active, willing and responsible will, however, guide the PP.


Party-UK Progression Party v2.pngCP ELECTIONS

After the end of congressional elections, members may notify the PP of their desire to run for the CP position by Private Mail. The party is under no obligation to back any UKPP candidate as the official party choice but a ballot of the membership will be held with ‘free vote/none of the above’ option being included on the ballot paper. The backing off a candidate does not mean that the party members must vote for that particular individual but shows the majority of individuals support that individual.


Party-UK Progression Party v2.pngPP ELECTIONS

Any member is free to put themselves forward for and campaign for the position of Party President.

In all cases, the vote of the individual member at in-game elections is theirs to use as they wish and they are not obligated or required to follow any party or national whip

History

The UKPP is a party modelled around supporting new players and giving them a chance to get involved while also providing a platform for older, dedicated citizens to encourage the next generation of leaders. Formed from a rebellion in UKRP and a PTO'd UKWP, it grown into the largest party in the UK and has enjoyed a steady increase in political involvement and influence.

Politics

Party Presidents

Past and present leaders of the UKPP.

Party Presidents
Party president From To Terms
Citizen4172225.jpg Mini Munch October 15th 2011 November 15th 2011 1
Citizen3516808.jpg Baroness Margaret Thatcher November 15th 2011 December 15th 2011 1
Citizen3072681.png Sir Nick Griffin December 15th 2011 January 15th 2012 1
Citizen5153041 v2.png Angela Williams January 15th 2012 February 15th 2012 1
Citizen1288034.png ImmortalD February 15th 2012 March 15th 2012 1
Citizen3072681.png Sir Nick Griffin March 15th 2012 April 15th 2012 1 (2)
Citizen1297828.jpg Alfagrem April 15th 2012 May 2nd 2012 0.5
Citizen1216425.jpg Legend of Persia May 2nd 2012 May 15th 2012 0.5
Citizen4206903.png Garth Lidlington M.D. May 15th 2012 July 15th 2012 2
Citizen5877330 v2.jpg Richard Feist July 15th 2012 September 15th 2012 2
Citizen6052452.jpg Dannyboy0014 September 15th 2012 October 15th 2012 1
Citizen3072681.png Sir Nick Griffin October 15th 2012 November 15th 2012 1 (3)
Citizen5467011.jpg Lady Macbeth II November 15th 2012 December 15th 2012 1
Citizen3072681.png Sir Nick Griffin December 15th 2012 January 15th 2013 1 (4)
Citizen4944269.jpg lancer450 January 15th 2013 February 15th 2013 1
Citizen5696694.jpg BigAnt February 15th 2013 March 15th 2013 1
Citizen3459670.jpg mwcerberus March 15th 2013 April 15th 2013 1
Unknown Person.jpg Alexandre Abrantes April 15th 2013 May 15th 2013 1
Citizen5877330 v2.jpg Richard Feist May 15th 2013 July 15th 2013 2 (4)
Unknown Person.jpg CaptainCook51 July 15th 2013 August 15th 2013 1
Citizen5677647.jpg Neil Lewis August 15th 2013 October 15th 2013 2
Citizen5877330 v2.jpg Richard Feist October 15th 2013 December 15th 2013 2 (6)
Citizen7666282.jpg Rob the Bruce December 15th 2013 February 15th 2014 2
Citizen5677647.jpg Neil Lewis February 15th 2014 March 15th 2014 1 (3)
Lavovi.jpg Vuk01 March 15th 2014 April 15th 2014 1
Citizen7666282.jpg Rob the Bruce April 15th 2014 May 15th 2014 1 (3)
Unknown Person.jpg Sambo911 May 15th 2014 June 15th 2014 1
Citizen1297828.jpg Alfagrem June 15th 2014 July 15th 2014 1 (1.5)
Unknown Person.jpg Sir Reginald Marrowbum July 15th 2014 August 15th 2014 1
Unknown Person.jpg Sir Robert V August 15th 2014 September 15th 2014 1
Citizen1297828.jpg Alfagrem September 15th 2014 October 15th 2014 1 (2.5)
Citizen5621187.jpg WayneKerr October 15th 2014 November 15th 2014 1
Unknown Person.jpg BaronChris November 15th 2014 January 15th 2015 2
Citizen8374101.jpg Pannonian Nomad January 15th 2015 February 15th 2015 1
Citizen2148498 v2.jpg CrispyDragon February 15th 2015 April 15th 2015 2
Citizen6880505.jpg FightAndProduce April 15th 2015 May 15th 2015 1
Unknown Person.jpg King William the Great May 15th 2015 July 15th 2015 2
Citizen5677647.jpg Neil Lewis July 15th 2015 August 15th 2015 1 (4)
Unknown Person.jpg Tangbod August 15th 2015 September 15th 2015 1
Citizen5216592.jpg UROSZero September 15th 2015 October 15th 2015 1
Citizen8498075 v2.jpg Mad Pauly October 15th 2015 December 15th 2015 2
Unknown Person.jpg Tangbod December 15th 2015 February 15th 2016 2 (3)
Citizen2148498 v2.jpg MadAsToast February 15th 2016 March 15th 2016 1
Unknown Person.jpg Mad Johnson March 15th 2016 April 15th 2016 1
Citizen8374101.jpg Pannonian Nomad April 15th 2016 August 15th 2016 4 (5)
Citizen8498075 v2.jpg Mad Pauly August 15th 2016 November 15th 2016 3 (5)
Citizen1644875.jpg Mr Knee November 15th 2016 February 15th 2017 3
Citizen5621187.jpg WayneKerr February 15th 2017 March 15th 2017 1 (2)
Citizen1644875.jpg Mr Knee March 15th 2017 May 15th 2017 2 (5)
Citizen5621187.jpg WayneKerr May 15th 2017 June 15th 2017 1 (3)
Citizen8374101.jpg Pannonian Nomad June 15th 2017 July 15th 2017 1 (6)
Citizen2769959.jpg Leo Balzac July 15th 2017 August 15th 2017 1
Citizen8498075 v2.jpg Mad Pauly August 15th 2017 Transformed the party to
Pirate Cat Party
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