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 Kernow... reward marriage with tax rebates by the Conservatives * on the grounds that their coalition partner would not support it. ... and which indicate how the party will approach present and future issues.12 The most fundamental critique of partiesa#39;anbsp;...
|Title||:||Political Parties in Britain|
|Author||:||Matt Cole, Helen Deighan|
|Publisher||:||Edinburgh University Press - 2012-07-27|