CHURCHILL AND THE CONSERVATIVE PARTY

@article{Ball2001CHURCHILLAT,
  title={CHURCHILL AND THE CONSERVATIVE PARTY},
  author={S. Ball},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Historical Society},
  year={2001},
  volume={11},
  pages={307 - 330}
}
  • S. Ball
  • Published 2001
  • History
  • Transactions of the Royal Historical Society
Abstract THE words ‘Churchill’ and ‘party’ lie in uneasy company. Winston Churchill is regarded as the least orthodox and party-minded of all those who stood in the front rank of British politics during the twentieth century, always navigating by his own compass. This view is shaped by Churchill’s remarkable egotism and the well-known incidents of his career: the two changes of party allegiance, the coalitionism of 1917–22, the rebellious ‘wilderness’ years of the 1930s, and the premiership… Expand