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Answers to Summary Diagrams



Summary – Why did the ‘years of consensus’ break down in economic terms in the 1970s? (Page 40)




Summary – Why is the modern UK welfare state so expensive? (Page 72)



Summary – Why does ‘law and order’ cause political divisions? (Page 94)

Summary – Why have ‘green’ issues risen up the UK political agenda? (Page 117)

Bibliography and Further Reading

Jim Bulpitt, The Discipline of the New Democracy: Mrs Thatcher’s Domestic Statecraft, Political Studies (1986)


Eric J Evans, Thatcher and Thatcherism (2nd ed., 2004)
Ian Gilmour and Mark Garnett, Whatever Happened To The Tories? (1997)
F A Hayek, The Road to Serfdom (1944)
Kevin Hickson, The IMF Crisis of 1976 and British Politics (2005)
Kevin Hickson (ed.), The Political Thought of the Conservative Party since 1945 (2005)
Peter Jenkins, Anatomy of Decline: the Political Journalism of Peter Jenkins (1995)
Dennis Kavanagh and Anthony Seldon, The Powers Behind the Prime Minister: The Hidden Influence of Number Ten (1999)
William Keegan, The Prudence of Mr Gordon Brown (2004)
Simon Lee and Matt Beech (eds.), The Conservatives under David Cameron: Built to Last? (2009)
John Major, The Autobiography (1999)
David Marquand and Anthony Seldon, The Ideas That Shaped Post-War Britain (1996)
Andrew Marr, A History of Modern Britain (2007)
James Naughtie, The Rivals: The Intimate Story of a Political Marriage (2001)
Colin Pilkington, Issues in British Politics (1998)
Margaret Thatcher, The Downing Street Years (1993)
Polly Toynbee and David Walker, Cameron’s Coup: How the Tories Took Britain to the Brink (2015)

Websites

European Commission Environment Directorate: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/environment/index_en.htm





1 Ian Gilmour and Mark Garnett, Whatever Happened to the Tories: The Conservative Party since 1945 (1997), Ch. 14, p. 340

2 Andrew Marr, A History of Modern Britain (2007), p. 601

3The Independent, Monday 28th September 2009http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change/gordon-brown-we-can-make-the-difference-1794678.html


4 Gordon Brown, ‘We can make the difference’, The Independent, Monday 28th September 2009,http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change/gordon-brown-we-can-make-the-difference-1794678.html


5 David Cameron: ‘The planet first, politics second’, The Independent on Sunday, Sunday 3rd September 2006,http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/david-cameron-the-planet-first-politics-second-414401.html


6 Simon Lee, ‘David Cameron’s Political Challenges’, cited in Simon Lee and Matt Beech (eds.), The Conservatives under David Cameron: Built to Last? (2009), Ch. 1, p. 10

7 See ‘Tory Divisions Erupt over Heathrow Expansion’, 28th August 2012, http://news.sky.com/story/977787/tory-divisions-erupt-over-heathrow-expansion


8BBC News online, Friday 5th February 2010 http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/8500443.stm

9Nick Clegg; ‘An energy revolution’, The Independent, Monday21st September 2009,http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change/nick-clegg-an-energy-revolution-1792082.html


10 Source: http://www.internationalairportreview.com/19366/airport-news/uk-air-passenger-numbers-set-to-increase-during-2015/


11Colin Pilkington, Issues in British Politics (1998), Ch.14, p.24

12European Commission Environment Directorate: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/environment/index_en.htm

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