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Hung parliament scenarios factoring in more liberal democrat MPs

Dunleavy, Patrick (2010) Hung parliament scenarios factoring in more liberal democrat MPs. British Politics and Policy at LSE (18 Apr 2010) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The Liberal Democrat surge puts us into new territory in forecasting how the 2010 Parliament will look. However, things work out from now on, it seems much less likely that David Cameron can command an overall Commons majority. His best outcome may now be a ‘shallow hung Parliament’, with the Tories as the largest party but no majority for legislation – which might lead to a second general election as early as May 2011.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2010 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Departments > Government
Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Research centres and groups > LSE Public Policy Group
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2012 11:38
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/41331/

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