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The Second Cabinet of Philip Hopkins, officially known as the United Democrats Cabinet was the government coalition of the Holy Luthorian Empire. The cabinet was composed of the Communist Party of Luthori, White Rose, Justice Party of Luthori, Imperial Citizens Party and the Patriots Party. The Holy Luthori Church held on to the Office of the Imperator with Pope William I as its incumbent once more.

Representation Edit

284 / 500
(4662 - 4665)
257 / 500
(May 4665 - September 4665; after the 4665 election)
181 / 500
(4665 - 4667; after the resignations)

History Edit

Right from the start, some bills are passed by the opposition. In December 4663, welfare is enhanced with the Welfare Enhancement Act 4663.

The cabinet quickly manages to pass its program before the crisis and the resignations.

Resignations Edit

The White Rose and the Imperial Citizens Party resigned from their ministerial positions in early September 4665, in opposition to the Communist Party of Luthori's and the Justice Party of Luthori's broken promise to support the Patriots Party candidate, Lady Smith in the Imperatorial election.

HLC Reforms Edit

In April 4666, the authoritarian reforms of the HLC are passed with the support of the ICP, White Rose and the AUP. Tobacco, alcohol, adultery, prostitution becomes illegal and religious codes are imposed.

Main reforms and changes Edit

-Most of the government program is passed.

The HLC reforms are passed.

Program Edit

The five parties in the coalition decided to support the Patriots Party candidate in the first round of the Imperator election. The candidate will have to represent the coalition as a whole against the so called "fake pope".

HOME AFFAIRS and CIVIL RIGHTS:

- A civilian police force is in place and the military may be called in to help in serious emergencies.

- Prostitution is legal and a recognized profession.

- Sexually explicit material is not allowed, but nudity that is not sexually explicit is (instead of prohibited on the TV).

- Teacher-led prayers in schools are encouraged (instead of mandatory).

- Adultery is illegal, but not prosecuted.

- Create a Center against discrimination that will be privately owned and subsidized by the government to prevent discrimination based on religion, race or sexual orientation. The center will help victims of discrimination to file a complaint and inform the public about the negative consequences of discrimination. Funding: 40 millions LPD/year

- Close all fundamentalist churches and places of worship that promote intolerance and hate based on religious faith.

HEALTH:

- Unless otherwise stated, consent is assumed (Organ Donation)

- All naturally occurring drugs are legal.

- Recreational drugs sales are handled by private foundations which are heavily regulated by the government.

ECONOMY:

- The nation does not impose any tariffs or quotas on imports.

- The government acts as an investor of last resort, by nationalizing failing industries that provide vital goods or services.

- The trade and industry budget is reduced by 2 billions while the social security budget is increased by 2 billions.

FOREIGN AFFAIRS:

- The nation imposes minimal border controls on visitors, with cursory security checks, to confirm visitor identities.

EDUCATION:

- The government fully subsidizes tuition.

Composition Edit

Office Occupant Took office Left office Party
Office of the Imperator
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Pope William I 1 April 4656 15 December 4666 HLC

Position Minister Took office Left office Party
Office of the Prime Minister
Hopkins
Philip Hopkins 1 October 4663 1 May 4667 CPL
Ministry of Foreign

Affairs

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Elizabeth Stinson 1 October 4663 4 September 4665 WR
Ministry of Internal

Affairs

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Elizabeth White 1 October 4663 1 May 4667 JPL
Ministry of Finance
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Harry Franklin 1 October 4663 1 May 4667 CPL
Ministry of Defence
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Marquis Harold Stinson 1 October 4663 4 September 4665 WR
Ministry of Justice
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Richard Bravo 1 October 4663 1 May 4667 JPL
Ministry of

Infrastructure 

and Transport

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Andrew Lavish 1 October 4663 1 May 4667 CPL
Ministry of Health 

and Social Services

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Kristin Franco 1 October 4663 1 May 4667 JPL
Ministry

of Education and Culture

Empty
Edward Mount 1 October 4663 6 September 4665 ICP
Ministry of Science 

and Technology

Empty
William Francis 1 October 4663 4 September 4665 WR
Ministry of Food 

and Agriculture

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Henrik Storminger Jr. 1 October 4663 6 September 4665 ICP
Ministry

of Environment 

and Tourism

Empty
Mike Mitchell 1 October 4663 1 May 4667 PP
Ministry of Trade 

and Industry

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Emily Hawborugh 1 October 4663 1 May 4667 PP
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