Looks at parties' organisation, policy, support and impact, from the major parties to the localThis introductory textbook examines the factors contributing to parties' fortunes and identities, and the causes of recent changes in both. Parties studied include: * The main parties: Conservatives and Labour * The minor parties: the Liberal Democrats, the Scottish National Party, Plaid Cymru and the Greens* The peripheral parties: the BNP, UKIP, SSP and SLP* Local parties: Kidderminster Health and Hospital Concern, the Morecambe Bay Independents and Mebyon KernowThe percentage of manual workers voting for Labour had already begun to decline, as observed by Crosland in the 1960s when around 62 per cent of ... Blair found the man polishing his Ford Sierra in front of the house that he now owned.
|Title||:||Political Parties in Britain|
|Author||:||Matt Cole, Helen Deighan|
|Publisher||:||Edinburgh University Press - 2012-07-27|