[permalink] [id link]
Following the Conservative Party Conference in the first week of October 2007, the Conservatives drew level with Labour When Brown declared he would not call an election for the autumn, a decline in his and Labour's standings followed.
Some Related Sentences
Following and Conservative
Following the downfall of the Tory / Conservative minority government under Lord Derby in December 1852, Lord Aberdeen formed a new government from the coalition of Free Traders, Peelites and Whigs that had voted no confidence in the minority government.
Following his resignation as Prime Minister, Major briefly became Leader of the Opposition, and Shadow Foreign Secretary ( as Sir Malcolm Rifkind, who was Foreign Secretary prior to the election, had lost his seat ), and remained in this post until the election of William Hague as leader of the Conservative Party in June 1997.
Following the evacuation of U. S. Marines in 1925, another violent conflict between liberals and conservatives known as the Constitutionalist War took place in 1926, when Liberal soldiers in the Caribbean port of Puerto Cabezas revolted against Conservative President Adolfo Díaz, recently installed as a result of United States pressure following a coup.
** Following a hung parliament in the UK general election, Conservative prime minister Edward Heath resigns and is succeeded by Labour's Harold Wilson, who previously led the country from 1964 to 1970.
Following the election in 2010 the Cabinet is Labour, replacing the previous Liberal Democrat and Conservative Party coalition.
Following the local government election on 4 May 2006 the Conservative party gained a working majority and full control of the council.
Following broadcast on ITV in the UK, Pilger's documentary Palestine Is Still the Issue ( 2002 ) was alleged by complainants including the Israeli embassy, the Board of Deputies of British Jews and the Conservative Friends of Israel to be inaccurate and biased.
Following his election as Leader of the Conservative Party, David Cameron established a " Democracy Taskforce " chaired by Kenneth Clarke.
Following the 2010 general election, the Conservative Party formed coalition government with the Liberal Democrats, with David Cameron as Prime Minister.
Following the Conservative Party's defeat in the 1997 General Election, Howard unsuccessfully made a bid for the post of Conservative Party leader and held the posts of Shadow Foreign Secretary ( 1997 – 1999 ) and Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer ( 2001 – 2003 ).
Following the election, Howard resigned as Leader of the Conservative Party and was succeeded by David Cameron.
Following the 2001 general election, Howard was recalled to frontline politics when the Conservative Party's new leader, Iain Duncan Smith, appointed him Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer.
Following the Conservatives ' defeat in the 1997 general election, he was elected as leader of the Conservative Party.
Following the 2009 election, seven parties are represented in parliament: the Labour Party ( 64 representatives ), the Progress Party ( 41 ), the Conservative Party ( 30 ), the Socialist Left Party ( 11 ), the Centre Party ( 11 ), the Christian Democratic Party ( 10 ) and the Liberal Party ( 2 ).
Following a general election defeat in 1900, Campbell-Bannerman went on to lead the Liberal Party to a landslide victory over the Conservative Party at the 1906 general election, also the last election in which the Liberals gained an overall majority in the House of Commons.
Following the latest election in 2011 the council has 43 Labour, 13 Barnsley Independent Group, 6 Conservative and 1 independent councillors.
Following the Conservative and Unionist landslide win in the election of 1895, Chamberlain was appointed a Civil Lord of the Admiralty, holding that post until 1900, when he became Financial Secretary to the Treasury.
Following the Conservative victory in the 2006 election, Prime Minister Stephen Harper named MacKay as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency ; he was also tasked to be the political minister for both his home province, and for neighbouring Prince Edward Island, just as his father Elmer had done between 1988 and 1993.
Following the election, the Conservative and Liberal parties voted to henceforth govern in coalition, an arrangement formally titled the British Columbia Coalition Organization.
Following the 2012 local elections, the councillors are three from the Labour party, one Conservative, and one Liberal Democrat.
Following the 2001 election, Venstre formed a government in a parliamentary coalition with the Conservative People's Party to form a minority government with the parliamentary support of Dansk Folkeparti.
Following and Party
Following independence in 1975, the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde ( PAIGC ) established a one party political system.
Following the collapse of the ruling Communist Party in Yugoslavia, Croatia adopted a new constitution in 1990 – which replaced the 1974 constitution adopted by the Socialist Republic of Croatia – and organised its first multi-party elections.
Following the 1998 presidential election, Klerides tried to form a government of national unity, by including six ministers from Klerides ' Democratic Rally party, two ministers from the socialist EDEK, three from the Democratic Party ( who broke ranks with party leader Spyros Kyprianou ) and one from the United Democrats.
Following Lenin's death, Joseph Stalin took power in the Communist Party through the office of General Secretary of the Central Commmittee, the leading Secretary of the Secretariat.
Following the death of terminally ill Konstantin Chernenko, the Politburo elected Mikhail Gorbachev to the position of General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union ( CPSU ) in March 1985, marking the rise of a new generation of leadership.
Following the return of the Labour Party to government in 1997, Dewar became the Secretary of State for Scotland and campaigned for a ' Yes-Yes ' vote in the successful referendum on Scottish devolution.
Following the 1999 European Parliament election EFA members formed a common European parliamentary group with the European Green Party called The Greens – European Free Alliance.
Following German reunification in 1990, the FDP merged with the Association of Free Democrats, a grouping of liberals from East Germany and the Liberal Democratic Party of Germany.
Following the 1998-99 civil war, presidential and legislative elections were again held, bringing opposition leader Kumba Ialá and his Party for Social Renewal to power.
Following the 2009 ouster of the president, the Honduran military together with other government security forces were allegedly responsible for thousands of allegedly arbitrary detentions and for several forced disappearances and extrajudicial executions of opponents to the de facto government, including members of the Democratic Unification Party.
Following the election defeat of 2011, John Gormley announced his intention not to seek another term as Green Party leader.
Following the dissolution of the Republican Party in 1876, the True Whig Party dominated the Liberian government until the 1980 coup, eventually creating what was effectively a one-party state.
Following World War II, Yugoslavia was reconstituted as a federal state under the leadership of Tito's Yugoslav Communist Party.
Following this, the Mauritius Labour Party was founded in 1936 by Maurice Cure to safeguard the interest of the labourers.
Following the death of Mao, Peruvian Maoists associated with the Communist Party of Peru ( Sendero Luminoso ) subsequently coined the term Marxism – Leninism – Maoism, arguing that Maoism was a more advanced stage of Marxism.
Following the Sino – Albanian split, a small portion of Marxist – Leninists began to downplay or repudiate the role of Mao Zedong in the International Communist Movement in favor of the Party of Labor of Albania and a stricter adherence to Stalin.
" Following Bruning's resignation in May 1932 Pacelli, like the new Catholic chancellor Franz von Papen, wondered if the Centre Party should look to the Right for a coalition, " that would correspond to their principles '.
Following Hagelin's and the Natural Law Party's failed attempt at a coalition with the Reform Party in 2000, the Natural Law Party ran its own ticket of Hagelin and Nat Goldhaber.
Following the 1980 federal elections, the Libertarian Party assumed the title of being the third largest party after the American Independent Party, which had previously been the third largest political party, continued to fracture.
* March 10 – Following Super Tuesday voting, Bill Clinton is declared the likely winner of the Democratic Party presidential primaries.