Posts Tagged “lse”

Liberals and Tories row over national debt

by Stephen Tall on April 28, 2013

Paying down the national debt: it’s always been a controversial issue. Here’s a Liberal poster (from the 1886 general election?) attacking the Tories for their failure to clear our debts: For balance, here’s a Tory poster (from the same year?) accusing the Liberals of being high-spenders: The nature of the debate doesn’t change much, but […]

Déjà vu all over again: what the 1974 Liberal Party manifesto said

by Stephen Tall on January 29, 2010

This election will make or break Britain. It is already certain that the government that takes office after the election will face the greatest peace-time crisis we have known since the dark days of 1931… Before any government can begin to get to grips with the economic situation, it must regain the confidence and respect […]