By-Elections in British Politics by Dr Chris Cook, Chris Cook, John Ramsden

By Dr Chris Cook, Chris Cook, John Ramsden

First released in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa corporation.

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By-Elections in British Politics

First released in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa corporation.

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Bowen could not be smeared personally - although the Morning Post had an excellent try by way of publicising his involvement in the Council of Action - but political Labour always suffers for the actions of industrial militants and, by comparison with Clarry, Moore would once again appear as weak and ineffectual. And yet the most important issue in the campaign was none of these: it was the simple question of who was going to win. This became an issue rather than just an interesting speculation because expectations were obviously going to determine the actual outcome.

These two years saw three general elections and four Prime Ministers. They also saw a transformation of the political scene: Lloyd George fell from power, never to hold office again; the Labour Party formed its firstever administration, even though still a minority party. But of all the changes, the most lasting was perhaps the fate of the Liberal Party. Reunited and resuscitated, the party had fought the election of 1923 on its favourite fiscal battleground, with a vigour and a sense of purpose it had not known since pre-war days.

Holt and J. E. Turner, Political Parties in Action ( 1 968) passim. Although it was not so before 1914, the larger constituencies and expense limitations imposed in 1918 probably created the modern situation, with the limited role of local organisation. Of course, hardly anyone in 1922 was aware of this. NEWPORT AND THE FALL OF THE COALITION 33 campaign, but they bore very little relation to the actual result. They undoubtedly believed the figures - on the eve of poll Arthur Henderson said privately that nothing under a 2,ooo majority would satisfy him - but they were derived from a canvass that was far from complete.

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