On 16 August 1819, 60,000 peaceful protesters gathered on St Peter’s Fields in Manchester to demand the right to elect their own MPs. The demonstration…
2010 general election
This page lists all the content on the site relevant to the 2010 general election.
James Bryce (Sandy S. Waugh); Liberals and the left (Peter Hatton); The 2010 election: missed opportunity (Martin Pugh); The Gower primary of 1905 (Kenneth O. Morgan); Samuel Morton Peto and his relatives (Sandy S. Waugh).
The 2010 election and the coalition (Michael Meadowcroft); Pat Collins (Lionel King); Punch and cartoons (Andy Connell); Henry George the socialist (Sandy Waugh).
The 2010 election must rank as one of the strangest in the history of the Liberal Democrats or its predecessor parties. Britains first-ever television debates saw the party catapulted into the front rank of news coverage. Yet after successive opinion polls regularly showed the Lib Dems in at least second place, the result was a […]