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Richard Wainwright, the Liberals and Liberal Democrats [electronic resource] : unfinished business / Matt Cole.

Author/Creator:
Cole, Matthew, 1962-
Publication:
Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (273 p.)
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Subjects:
Legislators -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Politicians -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Liberalism -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-.
Liberal Party (Great Britain).
Liberal Democrats (Great Britain).
Wainwright, Richard, 1918-2003.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Richard Wainwright, the Liberals and Liberal Democrats: Unfinished Business offers new research on familiar themes involving loyalties of politics, faith and locality. Richard Wainwright was a Liberal MP for seventeen years during the Party's recovery, but his life tells us about much more than this. Wainwright grew up in prosperity, but learned from voluntary work about poverty; he refused to fight in World War Two, but saw war at its cruellest; he joined the Liberal Party when most had given up on it, but gave his fortune to it; lost a by-election but caused the only Labour loss in Harold Wi
Contents:
pt. 1. Before parliament
pt. 2. Outside parliament
pt. 3. In parliament
pt. 4. After parliament.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-84779-436-X
OCLC:
818847519