Social Liberal Party
Published 28th September, 2011
The Social Liberal Party or PSL was founded in 1988 (as the Social Party for Progress, and renamed in 1993) and was recognised the same year. It describes itself as Liberal and believes in Liberalism. They also believe in economic liberalisation and privatisation.
The PSL won its first seats in 1999 when it took two seats, and retained them in 2004. In 2009 the party took eight seats and 2.24% of the vote in the 214 seat Chamber of Deputies.
The Social Liberal Party is a member of Liberal International and of Africa Liberal Network.