From Two-Party to Multi-Party Politics
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Last updated 22 May 2018
Have we moved from a two-party to a multi-party system even with the result of the 2017 General Election? Here is a wonderful enrichment lecture from Professor Vernon Bognador - full of relevant detail for students of the British party system.
Between 1951 and 1959, over 95% of voters supported the two major parties. Since 1983, fewer than 80% have voted Conservative or Labour. How is the decline of the two party system to be explained?