Conservative social policy: from conviction to coalition

Bochel, Hugh (2011) Conservative social policy: from conviction to coalition. In: Social Policy Review 23. The Policy Press, Bristol, pp. 7-24. ISBN 9781847428318

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Abstract

This chapter examines changes in the Conservative Party's leadership and approaches to social policy while in opposition from 1997 to 2010, including the impact of David Cameron as leader. It then considers the Party's policies at the 2010 general election and in the creation of the coalition government with the Liberal Democrats before providing an assessment of the Coalition's social policies.

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Additional Information:This chapter examines changes in the Conservative Party's leadership and approaches to social policy while in opposition from 1997 to 2010, including the impact of David Cameron as leader. It then considers the Party's policies at the 2010 general election and in the creation of the coalition government with the Liberal Democrats before providing an assessment of the Coalition's social policies.
Keywords:Conservative Party, social policy, David Cameron
Subjects:L Social studies > L230 UK Government/Parliamentary Studies
L Social studies > L400 Social Policy
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Social & Political Sciences
ID Code:4661
Deposited By: Hugh Bochel
Deposited On:23 Sep 2011 08:46
Last Modified:29 Oct 2013 14:39

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