Essay on Labour 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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Why did Labour lose the 1951 General Election

The Attlee governments of 1945 to 1951 can be divided into four key sections. The first years, between 1945 and 1946, saw fervour for rapid reform in many areas of government. The year 1947 brought an abrupt end to the honeymoon, as the government was forced to shift focus from massive reform to crisis management […]

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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 did the Liberal Party fall by 1874?

The Liberal party was led by Gladstone during 1868-74 who also assisted its transformation. The party makeup was very complex as it involved many different groups like Peelites, Radicals as well as Nonconformists. During the beginning of the ministry Gladstone worked hard to keep the party together, however by 1870s the party started to become […]

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To What Extent Is the Labour Party Still Committed to Its Traditional Principles?

The Labour party was founded on the principles of social democracy, which is a traditionally centre left ideology. It has been Britain’s major democratic socialist party since the 20th century and since then has been committed on basing its ideologies on advancement for the working class. Until the 1980’s, Labour had kept its principles consistent, […]

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