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Dr Boucek discusses the Prime Minister’s management of dissent within his party on LSE's EUROPP Blog

9 October 2012

EUROPP Blog

Dr Boucek argues in the EUROPP Blog that the Prime Minister’s management of dissent within his partydi, by seeking compromise and appeasing opponents, is based on lessons learned from the Conservatives internal rows over Europe during the 1980s and 1990s. She writes that Cameron’s management of intra-party dissent on Europe is “complicated by the constraints of coalition government, where he has to strike a delicate balance with the pro-EU Liberal Democrats led by Nick Clegg, a former MEP”.

 

 

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