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a public declaration of intent, policy, aims, etc., as issued by a political party, government, or movement



(1) A solemn address or declaration from some organization that sets forth political views.

(2) An act of a head of state or supreme body of government addressed to the people and relating to some major political event such as a reform of the system of power or the accession of a new monarch.

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This is a special cause of concern in the current climate, and something all parties should include in their manifestos.
During the programme it was mentioned in passing that Manifesto was named after one of the horses, which in turn was named after a famous racehorse.
Bizarrely, the Conservatives chose to highlight their social care policy when they sent a short preview of the manifesto to the media on the evening before the official launch, ensuring that it was picked up by press and broadcasters.
This Tory manifesto is the most English protectionist/ nationalist manifesto I ever seen, is it attempt to charm UKIP voters?
There are two positive examples of British manifestos - Labour 1945 and Thatcher 1979.
The foreign policy section in the AK Party's manifesto for the June 7, 2015 election consisted of a complication of what various public institutions did without an editorial perspective.
The manifesto is divided into five key solution-led projects, followed by an outline of what the institution will do to help resolve these issues over the next parliamentary term.
Taking into account the mushrooming of the local parties, ambitious to play a national role, the Supreme Court, as the 'Guardian of the Constitution', should scrap any provision of the manifestos that violates the spirit of the Constitution.
Harshvardhan as whatever responsibility was given to him, regarding the manifesto, he has done an excellent job and I am saying this as have read this manifesto thoroughly,"
P candidates in other states have also been releasing their local manifestos.
They formed part of an upsurge in New Left thinking and activity that spurred on the Labour Left in the 1970s and 1980s; and many New Left ideas on the economy ended up in Labour Party manifestos during this period.
President Yameen said the government was working on securing funds for the various projects outlined in the manifesto.