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Read about the 1929 general election in which Ramsay MacDonald’s Labour Party ended up with the largest number of seats but short of an overall majority.

History

How leaflets used to look: a 1920s Liberal attack leaflet

Here is how the Liberals of the time attacked Labour’s Land Policy ahead of a general election that resulted in a hung Parliament (Labour 287, Conservative 206, Liberal 59). … Read the full post »

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History

Forgotten Liberal heroes: Margaret Wintringham

Margaret Wintringham was the third woman to be elected an MP, the second to take her seat and the first to be a Liberal for her two female predecessors in winning election were Countess Markievicz (Sinn Fein, did not take her seat) and Nancy Astor (Conservative, first female MP to take her seat). … Read the full post »