The language of elections

Review of Luke Blaxill, The War of Words: The Language of British Elections, 1880–1914 (Royal Historical Society, Boydell Press, 2020).

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Whitley and the Whitley Councils

Review of John A. Hargreaves, Keith Laybourn and Richard Toye (eds.), Liberal Reform and Industrial Relations: J. H. Whitley (1866– 1935) – Halifax Radical and Speaker of the House of Commons (Routledge, 2018).

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Tories and the Coalition

Review of Ken Clarke, Kind of Blue: A political memoir (Macmillan, 2016); David Cameron, For the Record (William Collins, 2019); Oliver Letwin, Hearts and Minds: The battle for the Conservative Party from Thatcher to the present (Biteback Publishing, 2017).

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Liberal history news

Editorial; Roy Douglas obituary; Ann Winfield obituary; commemorating Asquith; Thanks to Patrick Mitchell.

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Letters to the Editor

Robert Maclennan; Lloyd George and the partition of Ireland; Five Liberal women; Asquith and home rule.

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Analysing the 2015 and 2017 elections

Review of Philip Cowley and Dennis Kavanagh, The British General Election of 2015 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016);
Philip Cowley and Dennis Kavanagh, The British General Election of 2017 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)

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The shock of coalition

Review of Edward Fieldhouse, Jane Green, Geoffrey Evans, Jonathan Mellon, Christopher Prosser, Hermann Schmitt, and Cees van der Eijk, Electoral Shocks: The volatile voter in a turbulent world (OUP, 2020).

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