The ninth book in the long-running Britiain at the Polls series, the 2010 edition looks back at the political landscape since 2005 with special focus on the transition from Tony Blair to Gordon Brown and the impact of events such as the the financial crisis, the MPs expenses scandal and the first ever leaders' debates. The 2010 election is analyzed in this context and the final chapters look ahead to assess the fortunes of the new governemnt. A strong line-up of contributors includes Philip Norton, Paul Webb, James A. Stimson, Michael Moran and Ron Johnston.
Praise for the previous edition:
'With a first-class set of contributors this well-written and accessible volume will be essential reading for all concerned with British elections, voting behavior and party politics.' - Pippa Norris, Harvard University