Electing and Ejecting Party Leaders in Britain

  • Thomas Quinn

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
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    Pages 131-157
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 189-248

About this book


The Conservatives, Labour and the Liberal Democrats each allow their members to participate in the selection of the party leader. It also examines the consequences of all-member ballots in leadership elections. It looks at how parties remove leaders, showing that each of the major British parties sought to make it harder to evict incumbents.


election elections Electoral parliament

Authors and affiliations

  • Thomas Quinn
    • 1
  1. 1.University of EssexUK

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