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2. What year was the Profumo affair revealed?

  • 1965
  • 1963
  • 1959
  • 1978

3. What is the Establishment?

  • Nigel Farage
  • Typically upper class and aristocratic white males educated at Eton/Harrow and following on to Oxford/Cambridge
  • Lower or middle class politicians that worked their way up through meritocracy
  • David Cameron

4. Choose one reason why Douglas-Home lost the 1964 election.

  • People were bored of Home
  • Internal party divides: figures like Enoch Powell were uncomfortable with the Establishmentarian leader and wanted change.
  • People didn't like Home's haircut
  • Home was too little of an Establishment figuire and the people wanted more.

5. How did Macmillan attempt to modernise the conservative party?

  • Tried to join the EEC (European Economic Community) and removed some Establishment figuires from his cabinet.
  • Created the Profumo affair
  • Replaced his working class cabinet with Establishment figuires
  • Introduced an effective stop-go policy and reduced inflation


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