The parties campaigned on the familiar grounds of and health care. Archived from on 21 August 2017. Miller and Donald Stokes, Elections and the Political Order. Northern Ireland Assembly Research and Information Service. Although they won no seats, their best result was Laurence Kennedy achieving over 14,000 votes to run second to in. The Conservative Party received what remains the largest number of votes in a general election in British history, breaking the previous record set by Labour in.
They describe the background, the preparation by the parties, the unfolding campaign both nationally and regionally , and the results. They lost , which their deputy leader had taken in a. Lorraine Mann successfully took the case to an and the group fought the election on a job-sharing platform; that said, political scientist David Boothroyd speculates that the previously illegal status of their innovation lost them popularity. However some analysts and participants in the campaign believed it actually had little effect, with the event only receiving widespread attention after the election. The 1997 General Election London, Frank Cass, 1998 , pp. By looking at these relations the long-standing and complex problems of the Conservative party's relationship with Europe are more fully revealed. Government's new majority 21 Total votes cast 33,614,074 Turnout 77.
Furthermore, this is the most recent election where the Conservatives won more seats than Labour in ; in 1997, their total number of seats there would fall from 51 to 11. Archived from on 6 August 2017. Nine government ministers lost their seats in 1992, including party chairman. Most notably, the electoral arena — both domestically and in the European elections — plays a crucial role. They focused on education throughout the campaign, as well as a promise on reforming the voting system.
Members instrumental in the Alliance's development included playwright Edwin 'Eddie' Stiven, Bryan Beattie and the group's sole leader, activist Lorraine Mann. There was an overall Labour swing of 2. They believed that the in the , the most densely populated area in the country, had received a disproportionate amount of attention from the in and that rural communities were being neglected as a consequence. Thatcher resigned after the and was replaced by. Parliament was due to expire no later than 16 June 1992.
Although electorally unimportant, the Alliance's legal campaign to allow political in the attracted considerable media and academic coverage. This election continued the Conservatives' decline in Northern England, with Labour regaining many seats they had not held since 1979. Archived from on 21 August 2017. Martin Harrop and William L. Such a proposal was suggested so that if the group were successful in obtaining a seat, the time a Holyrood representative would spend away from their rural constituents would not exceed a week, as they could interchange with their job-sharing partner.
Responsibility: David Butler and Martin Westlake. By looking at the relations between the Conservat ive Party in London and the Cons ervativ e Party in Strasbourg the long-standing and complex problems of the party's relationship with Euro pe are more fully revealed. Setting up reading intentions help you organise your course reading. The authors present an original and authoritative account of what was involved for the United Kingdom in the contests for the European Parliament. They describe the background, the preparation by the parties, the unfolding campaign both nationally and regionally and the results. The 1994 Euro-elections may have marked a sea-change in British politics.
London: John Wiley, 1966 , pp. But the lead fell considerably in the following day's polls. They suggest that voters have become more knowledgeable, more sophisticated and better able to choose between the parties on the basis of those issues discussed during the campaign. Its policies were near exclusively centred on localism and rural issues, only contesting Scotland's regional so that electors could vote on nationwide matters through their constituency ballot. This included the release of a publication, The Problems, in Fishing, Aquaculture, and the Marine Environment, authored by Edwin Stiven and printed in. The European elections involved the first nationwide experiment with proportional representation and the ramifying consequences for the parties, and the rules of the political game provide a major theme.
However, in the South East, South West, London and Eastern England the Conservative vote held up, leading to few losses there: many considered to be indicative of a working-class element, referred to as , voting strongly Conservative. They discuss the short-term effects and the long-term implications and explore what lay behind the unexpectedly low turnout. As 1992 dawned, the recession deepened and the election loomed, most opinion polls suggested that Labour were still favourites to win the election, although the lead in the polls had shifted between Tory and Labour on several occasions since the end of 1990. How do I set a reading intention To set a reading intention, click through to any list item, and look for the panel on the left hand side:. In 1994, David Baker et al. Both resigned soon after the election, and were succeeded by and respectively.