Politics turns to live events
- SLOGAN DOCTOR THE CONSERVATIVE PARTY: 'YEAR FOR CHANGE'. // Management Today;Mar2010, p16
The article focuses on how the Conservative Party in Great Britain view a slogan that represents the party's hope that 2010 will be a year of change, devised by its internal public relations (PR) team.
- Politics. Richards, Steve // New Statesman;6/21/96, Vol. 125 Issue 4289, p8
Comments on the ongoing divisions and turbulence that engulfed the Conservatives since the 1992 elections. Question on whether a post-election leadership contest could lead to a schism in the party; Conservative' rights' ascendancy after the 1992 elections; Issues that divide the Conservative...
- After the May Day massacre. Glass, Charles // New Statesman;May97 Supplement, Vol. 126 Issue 4332, p8
Talks about the challenges facing the British Conservative Party after its defeat in the May 1997 election. Time for petty recriminations, serious soul searching and considerable horse-trading; Painful recovery ahead; Territories comprising the Tory archipelago.
- New Labour, new Tories? Cockett, Richard // New Statesman;May97 Supplement, Vol. 126 Issue 4332, p40
Discusses the need of the British Conservative Party to reinvent itself. Defeat of the party in the 1997 general election; Reversal of the self-appointed roles of the two main political parties; Lowest share of votes of the party since 1832; Strategic problem of the party; Belief of the party...
- Untitled. // New Statesman & Society;5/14/93, Vol. 6 Issue 252, p7
Features four short articles about the British Tory Party. Asil Nadir; Norman Lamont; Loss of the Tories at local elections in Newbury; Issues relating to bugging of Prince Charles and Princess Diana by MI5.
- After the fall. Hutton, Will // New Statesman & Society;5/21/93, Vol. 6 Issue 253, The Future pXVI
Speculates on the diminishing role of the Conservative Party in British politics. Labour Party as being at the heart of an anti-Conservative coalition; Ambiguity of the Conservative Party towards the Church of England; Rejection of the Maastricht treaty as serving traditional Conservative...
- Cleaning up the system. Aitken, Ian // New Statesman & Society;6/25/93, Vol. 6 Issue 258, p9
Discusses the issue of state funding for political parties as prompted by the expose of Abel Nadir's secret donations to the Conservative Party. Departure from historical practice; Margaret Thatcher's increased party spending.
- More `classless' and less `thatcherite'? Conservative ministers and new conservative MPs after... Baker, David; Gamble, Andrew // Parliamentary Affairs;Oct92, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p656
Tests the assumption that the Conservative Party under John Major after the 1992 elections is of a more `meritocratic' and less `Thatcherite' party and government. P. Norton's taxonomy of conservative MPs; Broadening social base theory; 1987, 1990 and 1992 conservative cabinets.
- Whips or scorpions? The Maastricht vote and the Conservative Party. Baker, David; Gamble, Andrew // Parliamentary Affairs;Apr93, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p151
Discusses the pressures brought to bear by Government Whips and others on Conservative Party members who opposed the ratification of the Maastricht agreement on European monetary union and those who suffered late conversion to British Prime Minister John Major cause. Motives and characteristics...