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British general election of 1959

Butler, David

British general election of 1959

by Butler, David

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Published by Macmillan, St. Martin"s Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain. Parliament -- Elections, 1959.,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-1964.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby D. E. Butler and Richard Rose.
      ContributionsRose, Richard, 1933-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJN955 .B815
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 293 p.
      Number of Pages293
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5801992M
      LC Control Number60015768
      OCLC/WorldCa1245428

      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.


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Martin's Press, This is a list of United Kingdom general elections (elections for the UK House of Commons) since the first in The members of the – Parliament had been elected to the former Parliament of Great Britain and Parliament of Ireland, before being co-opted to serve in the first Parliament of the United Kingdom, so that Parliament is not included in the table below.

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