Questions on Political Parties by 1914

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How many seats did the conservatives gain in the Jan 1910 elections?
273
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What divided the conservative party?
Tariff Reforms
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Who was the leader of the Tariff Reforms movement?
Austen Chamberlain
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What did Austen say tariff reforms would do?
Reduce unemployment
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Why did balfour resign?
They lost the battle over the house of lords
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How did they gain support in 1914?
Focus on the empire
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What were the two groups that made up the labour party?
Socialists and the trade unionists
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What group of MPs did labour gain support from?
Miners MPs
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How many seats did Labour gain in 1910?
45 Seats
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Who gave increasing support to the Labour Party?
The trade unions
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What was wrong with Labour MPs?
Dull, stretched financially and inarticulate
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What divided the Labour Party?
National insurance and suffragettes
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Why could they not reject liberal reforms?
They were a party for the workers
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What was the Osborne Judgement of 1909?
Made it illegal for trade unions to contribute to any party funds
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How many MPs did they have in 1914?
36
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What did they do in passing the Parliament Act?
Defeated the power of the Conservatives in the House of Lords
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Who did they depend on after there loss of their huge majority?
Irish MPs and Labour
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What other problems did the LIberals face up until 1914?
Suffragets and industrial unrest
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