The Campaign in the Constituencies

  • Dick Leonard
  • Roger Mortimore


The announcement by the Prime Minister of an impending general election precipitates a flurry of activity in constituency and local party branches throughout the country. Emergency meetings are hastily convened to put the local party machines on a ‘wartime footing’ and to make arrangements for the formal adoption of Parliamentary candidates.


Expense Tempo Defend Stake Dick 


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Notes and References

  1. 2.
    David Butler and Dennis Kavanagh, The British General Election of 1997 (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1997), p. 216.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Dick Leonard and Roger Mortimore 2005

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  • Dick Leonard
  • Roger Mortimore

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