By Mark Garnett, Peter Dorey, Andrew Denham

In 2010, the Conservative get together again to place of work after over a decade of mostly useless competition to New Labour. This booklet explains why it took goodbye to get well, and why the get together used to be not able to win an total majority regardless of the charismatic management of David Cameron. It covers all points of Conservative celebration politics due to the fact 1997.

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Com - licensed to University of Oxford - PalgraveConnect - 2014-04-01 42 the possibility that the electorate would never swing back to them unless they made radical changes, of policies, personnel or (preferably) both. The only excuse for not heeding the opinion polls was a conviction that they were inaccurate to a degree which, if exposed, would convince media outlets that such surveys were not worth commissioning. Conservative strategists had to hope that more tangible expressions of voter preference would create a very different impression of their electoral prospects.

10. 155. 11. 49. 12. 48. com - licensed to University of Oxford - PalgraveConnect - 2014-04-01 34 13. 26. 14. See in particular a collection of essays by authors associated with the journal Marxism Today: Stuart Hall and Martin Jacques (eds), The Politics of Thatcherism, London, Lawrence & Wishart, 1983. 15. 25–49. 16. 483–96. 17. 133. 18. 141–2. 19. 202. 20. For a ‘revisionist’ account which tries to play down the significance of North Sea oil, see Vinen, Thatcher’s Britain. 21. 34. 22. 30. 23.

The usual story is that the Conservatives lost their reputation for economic competence as a result of ‘Black Wednesday’ in September 1992. The figures from Ipsos-Mori support this view, but they also suggest that, thanks to Kenneth Clarke, by the time of the 1997 general election the Tories had moved back into the lead on economic competence. 8 The Conservatives did make some impression on two issues traditionally seen as Labour strengths – education and health. However, primarily this was because Labour’s reputation was dented by setbacks in office, rather than being sapped by public enthusiasm for the opposition’s alternatives.

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