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An Equidistant Memory? The Liberal Democrats and Their Relationship with the Two Main Political Parties in Britain.

@inproceedings{Leigh2011AnEM,
  title={An Equidistant Memory? The Liberal Democrats and Their Relationship with the Two Main Political Parties in Britain.},
  author={D. Leigh},
  year={2011}
}
  • D. Leigh
  • Published 2011
  • Political Science
  • In recent years the Liberal Democrats have become dby their relations with the Labour and Conservative parties. Their co-operation with L abour under Paddy Ashdown led to the party being perceived as of the centre-left. In the same way, the coalition government is beginning to tie the party to the centre-right poli tics of the Conservative party. The dissertation will assess the factors that have moti vated the party, whose default setting is one of political equidistance between the main… CONTINUE READING
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