Skip to product information
1 of 1

The Conservative Effect, 2010–2024

14 Wasted Years?

Author(s): Edited by Anthony Seldon, Tom Egerton

ISBN: 9781009473088
Publication Date: 27/6/24
Pages: 566
Format: Paperback
Regular price £16.99 GBP
Regular price Sale price £16.99 GBP

🚚 Free UK delivery on books (excluding sale). T&Cs apply.

Free click & collect on all orders.

This book will be shipped after 27th June 2024. 

After fourteen years of Conservative government, we rightly ask what changed for the better or worse during this prolonged period of power? The country experienced significant challenges including austerity, Brexit and Covid: did they militate against the government's making more lasting impact? Bringing together some of the leading authorities in the field, this book examines the impact of Conservative rule on a wide range of economic, social, foreign and governmental areas. Anthony Seldon, Tom Egerton and their team uncover the ultimate 'Conservative effect' on the United Kingdom. With powerful insights and fresh perspectives, this is an intriguing study for anyone seeking to understand the full scope of the Conservative government's influence on our nation. Drawing the immediate lessons from the last fourteen years will be pivotal if the country is to rejuvenate and flourish in the future.

  • With a general election on the horizon, this is the authoritative guide to the last fourteen successive years of Conservative power, capturing a distinct moment in historical and political discourse
  • Unrivalled near-universal coverage of the entire governing program in each policy and political area
  • Edited by two experienced political historians who continue to play an active role in the creation of contemporary history
  • Chapters by the top academics and commentators on UK politics and policy areas