Commonwealth Party of Essexia

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Commonwealth Party
PremierLord Chris
SloganOur logo is the only good thing about us.
Founded3 June 2019
Dissolved1st July 2019
Preceded byNational Conservative Party
HeadquartersDanbury, Essexia
NewspaperThe Weekly Reader
IdeologyExpansionist
Political positionCentre to Centre-right
Official colors     Blue      Red

The Commonwealth Party of Essexia, formerly the National Conservative Party of Essexia, was a Centre-right Expansionist party which aimed to increase the size of the Commonwealth by colonizing uninhabited lands, forming trade connections, and spreading Essexian culture into other nations. It was also pro-monarchy and aimed to give Emperor Terry of Essexia more power in Parliament. The party also operated Essexia's first regularly published news source (The Weekly Reader, on r/Essexia), as well as Les Paddocks.

History

CoPa was founded on the 3rd June 2019 by [[|Jack D (Essexia)|Lord Jack]], with the consent of his party the NatCons, in order to rebrand the party and expand its goals. The party held beliefs in traditional colonialism, Lord Jack still does, and aims to colonize local uninhabited lands and, especially, islands. In addition, it wished to give Emperor Terry more power in Parliament and increase Essexia's publicity in order to improve and spread Essexian culture.

After the 2019 Essexian general election, Party Leader Lord Jack resigned due to disagreements with First Minister Lord Jamie. Lord Ben, assuming leadership, gave their single seat to the Liberal Socialist and Cooperative Party of Essexia to oppose the Royalists. Lord Chris was then made leader, however Lord Ben declared that this dissolved the party due to a lack of seats and members.