Macmillan, rather than Butler became prime minister in January 1957 because he bothered to cultivate support . How far do you agree with this view ?

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Source R argues Macmillan, rather than Butler became prime minister in January 1957 because he bothered to cultivate support. This can be clearly be seen as the source states that Macmillan was always attentive to new memembers and out going wheras Butler had little personal knowledge of present colleaugues. Thus, it was his own personal popularity that enabled him to become prime minister in 1957 rather than his policies.

Source U argues that it was not neccesarily because Macmillan bothered to cultivate support that he won…

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