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Good for the Conservatives, bad for the country: Four reasons why a snap election is a bad idea

Defty, Andrew (2017) Good for the Conservatives, bad for the country: Four reasons why a snap election is a bad idea. British Politics and Policy at LSE (18 Apr 2017). Website.

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Abstract

Although there are clear benefits for the Conservative Party in holding a general election in 2017, the same does not go for the country, writes Andrew Defty. He explains why an election is unnecessary and how it may accelerate the break-up of the Union – all while deepening divisions over Brexit.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 12 May 2017 09:27
Last Modified: 04 Aug 2020 23:19
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/76677

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