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British general election of 1955.

Butler, David E.

British general election of 1955.

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. Parliament -- Elections, 1955.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJN955 .B814
    The Physical Object
    Pagination236 p.
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6193983M
    LC Control Number56000191
    OCLC/WorldCa3094176


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The United Kingdom general election was held on Thursday 14 November and resulted in a large, albeit reduced, majority for the National Government now led by Stanley Baldwin of the Conservative greatest number of members, as before, were Conservatives, while the National Liberal vote held steady.

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The general election saw the Conservative Party maintain their political dominance in the UK. However, the government was shortly to experience a major disaster – the Suez Crisis that led to the resignation of Prime Minister Anthony Eden. England C 11, (%) MP’s elected L(%) 2 MP’s elected.

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Butler contributed a similar appendix to the general election volume written by Herbert Nicholas before Butler took over the series for the. UK General Election results, including electorate, turnout, majority and archive film. Links to manifestos and PMs biography. Any General Election study must owe a heavy debt to Mr.

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The biggest political animal of them all was undoubtedly Thatcher, who managed to win three consecutive elections. Here’s a list of British governments since Mr. Christie, who has made an exhaustive study of this general election in his book The End of North’s Ministry,considers that Robinson’s calculations before the election were ‘far wide of the mark’ and that the Government ‘were greatly deceived in their expectations’.

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and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   About this election. The House of Commons is the main lawmaking body for the United Kingdom (the other is the unelected House of Lords).

It consists of members, each of whom is. Election victory for Tories under Eden The Conservatives have won the general election with a clear majority, ending a five-year political stalemate. The British public has reinforced its support for prime minister, Sir Anthony Eden, who took over the reigns of power in April after the resignation of Sir Winston Churchill.

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We, the media, the pundits and experts, know nothing.’ That day, it was probably true. The Leader of Her Majesty's Most Loyal Opposition, more commonly known simply as the Leader of the Opposition, is the politician who leads the official opposition in the United Kingdom.

The Leader of the Opposition by convention leads the largest party not within the government: where one party wins outright this is the party leader of the second largest political party in the House of Commons.

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The Election led to a crisis in the Labour Party, which had been defeated three times –and – and since its great victory inhad lost votes in four successive elections because, inalthough returned to office, it was returned with a very small majority and did not last longer than 18 months.

The most authoritative study of a landmark British General Election - the fifteenth book in the renowned Nuffield series of election studies.

This highly readable account covers all the salient features - the background, the campaign, the results and the consequences of Labour's victory. Based on close observation of party headquarters, it. United Kingdom – Calendar with British holidays. Yearly calendar showing months for the year Calendars – online and print friendly – for any year and month.

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The United Kingdom general election was a national election held on 5 Julythough polling in some constituencies was delayed by several days, while the counting of votes was delayed until 26 July to provide time for overseas votes to be brought to Britain. The governing Conservative Party sought to maintain their position within parliament, but faced challenges from public opinion.

This title was first published in This is a reference guide to British elections It is a volume of electoral facts, which includes material on general elections, parliamentary by-elections, European Parliament elections, elections within the UK, local government elections, referendums, electoral irregularities, and public opinion polls.

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