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  Why War? Keywords: Tony Blair   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
During the 1983 UK general election he was elected as the Member for Sedgefield, a constituency that he has held until the present day.
Following two Labour party general election defeats by Margaret Thatcher in 1983 and 1987, Blair aligned himself firmly with the reforming tendencies in the party, headed by leader Neil Kinnock who gave Blair his first Shadow Cabinet post as Shadow Secretary of State for Energy, and worked to produce a more moderate and electable party.
In the 2001 UK general election, the Labour Party preserved its majority at an unprecedented level, even in the face of a reduced turnout, and Blair became the first Labour Prime Minister to win a full second term.
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 Tony Blair - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The seat was safely Labour despite the party's collapse in the 1983 UK general election; Blair was helped on the campaign trail by soap actress Patricia Phoenix, the girlfriend of his father-in-law Anthony Booth.
He worked to produce a more moderate and electable party in the run-up to the 1992 general election, in which he had responsibility for developing the minimum wage policy which was expected to be strongly attacked by the Conservatives.
The traditional tendency of governments to manipulate interest rates around the time of General Elections for political gain is thought to have been deleterious to the UK economy and helped reinforce a cyclical pattern of boom and bust, for which Blair frequently criticises previous governments.
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 Tony Blair article - Tony Blair 1997 John Major 1953 Edinburgh Scotland Political Party Labour - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The traditional tendency of governments to manipulate interest rates around the time of General Elections for political gain had been deleterious to the UK economy and helped reinforce a cyclical pattern of boom and bust.
In the 2001 UK general election, the Labour Party preserved its majority, even in the face of a reduced turnout, and Blair became the first Labour Prime Minister to win a full second term.
Following the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center, Blair was quick to align the UK with the US, engaging in a round of shuttle diplomacy to help form and maintain the allied coalition prior to their attack on Afghanistan (in which British troops participated).
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 UK general election, 1992   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The general election of April 9, 1992, was the fourth victory in a row for the Conservative Party (UK)Conservatives/.
A third and very popular theory is theat the "triumphalism" of the Sheffield rally was to blame, because it was unpoplar with voters, seeming to pre-judge their votes, and it gave the air of ''fait accompli/'', also reducing turnout of Labour voters.
In the end though the SNP only held onto the three seats they won at the UK general election, 19871987 General Election and lost the Govan seat that they had won in 1988 with their deputy leader Jim Sillars/ as candidate.
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This was especially true in 1983 and 1987 when their popular electoral support was greatest; their increase in the number of seats in 1997 and 2001 was largely due to the weakness of the Conservative Party in the later elections.
They have generally performed weaker in elections to the European Parliament: for example in elections on 10 June 2004, the LibDem national share of the vote was 29% (giving them second place, ahead of Labour) in the local elections that day but only 15% in the simultaneous European elections.
They are in favour of proportional representation for elections to both the House of Commons and a second chamber to replace the House of Lords, preferably by the STV system.
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 Ringgold High School - Class of 1987!
In 1987 "nearly eighty million psychotherapy visits were made at a total cost of $4.2 billion" and, according to a 1994 survey, "a great portion of clients are satisfied with their psychotherapy." - source
The UK general election, 1987 was held on June 11, 1987 and was the third victory in a row for Margaret Thatcher (the first woman to serve as Prime Minister).
On February 23, 1987, the Supernova 1987a is observed, the first "naked-eye" supernova since 1604.
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During the 1983 UK general election he was elected as the MP for Sedgefield, a constituency that he has held until the present day.
Following two general election defeats by Margaret Thatcher in 1983 and 1987, Blair aligned himself firmly with the reforming tendencies in the party, headed by leader Neil Kinnock who gave Blair his first shadow cabinet post, and worked to produce a more moderate and electable party.
Blair presided over the British involvement in the Kosovo War, and was the only Prime Minister of the 20th century to sire a child while in office.
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 UK General Election June 1987: Results and statistics
UK General Election June 1987: Results and statistics
Approximately 67 'parties', including various sorts of independent, stood in the election - see the full list for details.
Copies of party election manifestos are available for the Conservative, Labour, and Liberal/SDP Alliance parties
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 UK general election, 1987   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The general election of June 11, 1987 was the third victory in a row for Margaret Thatcher and the Conservative Party (UK)Conservatives.
The Conservative government had survived the industrial disputes with the mine workers (1984-85) and the print unions (1985-86), the 1986 Westland HelicoptersWestland problems had been put aside with the loss of Michael Heseltine and Leon Brittan and the economy was performing well.
The Social Democratic Party (UK)SDP and the Liberal Democrats (UK)Liberals renewed their SDP-Liberal AllianceAlliance and continued to split the non-Conservative vote; neither Alliance leader (David Owen and David Steel) could agree to support either one of the major parties in the event of a hung parliament/.
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 Articles - United Kingdom general election, 1987   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The UK general election, 1987 was held on June 11, 1987 and was the third victory in a row for Margaret Thatcher and the Conservatives.
She was the first leader since Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool to win three successive elections although this has since been matched by Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair.
The Conservative government had survived the industrial disputes with mine workers (1984–85) and print unions (1985–86), the 1986 Westland problems had been put aside with the loss of Michael Heseltine and Leon Brittan and the economy was performing well.
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 Tony Blair   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
During the UK general election">1983 UK general election he was elected in Sedgefield, where he has served until the present day.
When Kinnock resigned after defeat by John Major in the UK general election">1992 UK general election, Blair became Shadow Home Secretary under John Smith.
In the 2001 UK general election, the Labour Party preserved its majority at an unprecedented level, even in the face of a reduced turnout, and Blair became the first Labour Prime Minister to serve two consecutive terms.
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 UK General election results June 1987   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
UK General Election results June 1987 UK General Election results June 1987
The estimated electorate figures are the number of electors on the new register eligible to vote in February, plus a pro rata allowance for those becoming 18 during the period of the register (Times Guide to the House of Commons, June 1987).
It seems odd that Returning Officers are not obliged to certify the precise number of electors entitled to vote in an election, as part of the declaration of the result.
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 Area Studies, UK: politics, elections and government in Britain
This gives access to the election result for each constituency, and where known, the email address and website address for each MP.
1987 general election, full results by constituency, including a statistical breakdown of the results
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