Essay on Conservative Party

To For The Defeat Of The Conservatives

Although tariff reform was a major contributing factor to the defeat of the conservatives it was by no means the most important. In my opinion, the factor that most widely contributed to the fall of the Tories was the bad leadership and poor social judgment of Prime Minister Arthur J. Balfour. The nephew of Lord […]

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Is Britain a two-party or a multi party system, or something else

Britain has traditionally been viewed as a two-party system, and some argued that still today – despite growing support for other parties at national election time, Britain will always be a two party system. And it can be argued that for the two main parties – The Conservative Party and The Labour Party – have […]

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Why were the Conservatives more successful than the Liberals

The Conservatives managed to maintain a period of dominance from the middle of the 19th Century to the late 20th Century for many reasons. The electoral system favoured them, meaning that they did not even have to get more than 50% of the vote to win the election. They were very organised, and had strong […]

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How has Cameron abandoned Thatcherism

To what extent has the Modern Conservative Party abandoned Thatcherism? In 1975, Margaret Thatcher became leader of the Conservative Party. In the 1979 general election, she became Prime Minister until 1990. A Soviet journalist called her the “Iron Lady”, a nickname that became associated with her uncompromising politics and leadership style. As Prime Minister, she […]

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