British Politic

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  • British Politics
    • Rise of Labour Party
      • First Labour PM was Ramsey MacDonald in 1924
      • MacDonald had to make harsh economic decisions that affected the poorest voters
        • Strained relationship with the National Executive Committee of the Labour Party
      • Ramsey's government lasted for nine months: he could not introduce new legislation
        • His government collapsed following the decision of the Attorney General , Sir Patrick Hastings to drop charges against socialist newspaper, Worker's weekly. Many accused MacDonald as having communist sympathisers
    • Fall of the Liberal Party
      • Lloyd George made it clear that he was an enemy of privileged and no friend to the house of Lord
        • However, he was involved in the selling of knighthood and peerage
          • During his years as PM he had sold 1,500 knighthood and nearly 100 peerage
            • Even newspaper magnates like Lord Beaver brook titles so he would not reveal the scandal
      • Lloyd campaigned against many members who opposed him
        • This split the party: the liberals never recovered
      • Secret meeting held by Conservatives at Carlton Club and decided to abandon the coalition.
  • The Parties in British Politics
    • Conservatives
      • Associated with landed gentry in nineteenth century
        • Electoral reforms forced the party to change and attract new supporters
          • By the end of the War conservatives was a party for:
            • Middle Class
      • The conservatives supported the Labour as they has more seats in the coalition
        • War led to a Coalition from 1915-1922
          • Conservatives
            • Associated with landed gentry in nineteenth century
              • Electoral reforms forced the party to change and attract new supporters
                • By the end of the War conservatives was a party for:
                  • Middle Class
            • The conservatives supported the Labour as they has more seats in the coalition
              • War led to a Coalition from 1915-1922
      • British Politics
        • Rise of Labour Party
          • First Labour PM was Ramsey MacDonald in 1924
          • MacDonald had to make harsh economic decisions that affected the poorest voters
            • Strained relationship with the National Executive Committee of the Labour Party
          • Ramsey's government lasted for nine months: he could not introduce new legislation
            • His government collapsed following the decision of the Attorney General , Sir Patrick Hastings to drop charges against socialist newspaper, Worker's weekly. Many accused MacDonald as having communist sympathisers
        • Fall of the Liberal Party
          • Lloyd George made it clear that he was an enemy of privileged and no friend to the house of Lord
            • However, he was involved in the selling of knighthood and peerage
              • During his years as PM he had sold 1,500 knighthood and nearly 100 peerage
                • Even newspaper magnates like Lord Beaver brook titles so he would not reveal the scandal
          • Lloyd campaigned against many members who opposed him
            • This split the party: the liberals never recovered
          • Secret meeting held by Conservatives at Carlton Club and decided to abandon the coalition.
      • Labour
        • Evolved from the Labour's Representation committee of the Trade Union Congress
          • Was  set up as the main organising body of the TU movement
        • Union saw the party as a useful tool in advancing workers pay & working  conditions

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