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It was Thatcher wot lost it – or was it? Conservative electoral decline in Liverpool since 1945

Jeffrey, David (2017) It was Thatcher wot lost it – or was it? Conservative electoral decline in Liverpool since 1945. British Politics and Policy at LSE (05 May 2017). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Contrary to popular narratives that see Margaret Thatcher as the cause of Conservative decline in Liverpool, David Jeffery explains that various other factors were in play, long before Thatcher came to power. Those factors, combined with the rise of the Liberals in the 1970s, displaced the Conservatives as the main local opposition to Labour.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
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 12:49
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2019 23:23
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/76764

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