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British general election of 1959

Butler, David

British general election of 1959

by D.E. Butler and Richard Rose.

by Butler, David

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Published by F. Cass in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Parliament -- Elections, 1959,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    ContributionsRose, Richard, 1933-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 293 p. illus., maps. ;
    Number of Pages293
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22136869M

    A thorough, witty and insightful look at the general election of and its importance in British Political History: The Southern figures were comparable (if somewhat lower) with voting figures in British general elections, as Post notes. In the North, incredibly, albeit with British assistance, the percentage poll was % higher than in the British General Election of the same year!

    The election saw Margaret Thatcher first enter Parliament as MP for Finchley. She went on to become the first British woman prime minister in Stories From 9 Oct.   Another book, Paul Foot’s superb Immigration and Race in British Politics (), anatomises the Smethwick campaign in horrible detail. After Griffiths’ election, Foot reports, the Author: Stuart Jeffries. A general election was held on Wednesday, 19 August for members of the first Parliament of the Federation of Malaya, the first parliamentary election in was the third national-wide election held in Malaya since the end of World War formed Malaysia with three other states in Voting took place in all parliamentary constituencies of Malaya, each electing one.

      Explain why the Tories won the General Election in ? The Tories won in the was a due to a culmination of factors that both forced Labour’s downfall in support and promulgated “just how good life was” for the British people under Tory rule. Possibly the most important reason for the Tory victory was the growing economic prosperity. It may be more appropriate, therefore, to see the election as ‘the first television election’. Butler, D. () The British General Election of London: Macmillan. Cox, G. () See it Happen. The Making of ITN. London: The Bodley Head. Negrine, R. () The Press and Broadcasting since Manchester: MUP. Conservatism, Defence (arms control), Education, Employment, General Elections, Taxation, Housing, Social security & welfare As Conservative Candidate for Finchley and Friern Barnet, this is my opportunity to put before you a broad outline of Conservative Policy for the next five years.


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