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The Bottom Line is Winning Elections

Reflections on the History of the British Conservative Party

This event will take place on 21st January 2020 at 4:30pm (16:30 GMT)
Berrill Lecture Theatre, The Open University, Walton Hall Campus, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

The Conservative party has been labelled, and occasionally styles itself, as the most successful political organisation in the democratic world. For well over a century, it has been phenomenally effective at reinventing itself and, arguably in consequence, winning elections. This lecture digs into the party’s past – examining its grassroots as well as its leadership – to highlight some of the reasons for its past success. Moreover, at a time when its animating ideas appear under sustained attack, it may perhaps reveal a few lessons for the party in its hazardous present

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