Cameron’s Conservative Party, social liberalism and social justice

  title={Cameron’s Conservative Party, social liberalism and social justice},
  author={R. Hayton and Libby McEnhill},
  journal={British Politics},
  • R. Hayton, Libby McEnhill
  • Published 2015
  • Political Science
  • British Politics
  • Social liberalism has consistently been highlighted as arguably the defining feature of David Cameron’s project to modernise the Conservative Party. However, this article challenges the perception that modernisation has fundamentally transformed the position of social liberalism in contemporary conservatism, questioning the extent to which the Conservatives under Cameron have deviated from their socially conservative Thatcherite ideological inheritance. Two key aspects of social liberalism are… CONTINUE READING
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