Mitchell, Paul (2010) Why ‘hung’ parliaments and coalitions are normal in western Europe. British Politics and Policy at LSE (06 May 2010) Blog Entry.
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The British media, and Tory and Labour politicians, often treat a parliament with no overall majority for one party as something unusual or disastrous, a position taken to new extremes in a recent Conservative party election broadcast, or the Daily Mail front-page cartoon showing Britannia sleep-walking over a cliff face. Paul Mitchell of LSE’s Government Department looks more coolly at the coalition possibilities that may come into play once the results are known.
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|Library of Congress subject classification:||J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
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