left-of-centre


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left-of-centre

adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) tending towards the political left
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left-of-centre

[lɛftəvˈsɛntəʳ] adjdi centro sinistra
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Nicola Sturgeon, riding high as the self-declared anti-austerity alternative to Labour and a left-of-centre force for progress, has come a cropper by refusing to tax the wealthiest in Scotland with a 50p tax rate.
Since then, only three or four out of 17 governments have been left-of-centre.
Berlin, Muharram 19, 1435, Nov 22, 2013, SPA -- Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party on Friday invited Germany's left-of-centre, environmentalist Green Party to hold formal talks on forming a coalition to rule the central state of Hesse, dpa reported.
It's a long shot, but Germany's flagging left-of-centre parties are hoping a wind of change will stir in the next few weeks, giving them enough headway to oust conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel at the general election on September 22.
The head of the Italian government, Silvio Berlusconi, has been accused by left-of-centre members of the EP of asking for meetings with EU representatives in Brussels and Strasbourg in order to avoid a court hearing in Italy.
Rather than a contrast between a left-of-centre Wales and a right-of-centre England, the true cleavage is between generally left-of-centre areas in the periphery and generally right-of-centre areas in the centre, though this papers over bastions of rural conservatism in the north and parts of Wales, and Labour strongholds in London and other southern cities.
The Liberals are a left-of-centre non-socialist party.
Summary: India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's left-of-centre coalition is heading for a second term, according to vote counting trends.
Rather than attacking what seems like an exciting chance for Wales to implement some left-of-centre policies that might make life a little more bearable in Wales, I would suggest that they start concentrating on attacking the Liberal Democrats for changing their minds so many times.
The left-of-centre backbencher warned that Labour had "lost its way" and said it was time to "rebuild our party from the bottom up".
His left-of-centre coalition is divided on these issues and he does not want to endanger his narrow majority.
Addressing the left-of-centre Fabian Society thinktank in London, Mr Brown will seek to claim the banner of patriotism for the left, with a call for Labour supporters to "embrace the Union flag".