List of Conservative Party (UK) general election manifestos

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This is a list of the British Conservative Party general election manifestos since 1900. From 1900 to 1945, the Conservative Party general election manifesto was usually published as a form of a short personal address by the leader of the party. From 1950 the party published a more formal document.

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Election Leader Election winner Manifesto title Link to text
2017 Theresa May Hung (Conservative with DUP confidence & supply) Forward, together. Our Plan for a Stronger Britain and a Prosperous Future [1]
2015 David Cameron Conservative Strong leadership. A clear economic plan. A brighter, more secure future. [2]
2010 David Cameron Hung (Conservative-led coalition) Invitation to join the government of Britain [3]
2005 Michael Howard Labour Are you thinking what we're thinking? [4]
2001 William Hague Labour Time for Common Sense [5][6]
1997 John Major Labour You can only be sure with the Conservatives [7][8]
1992 John Major Conservative The Best Future for Britain [9][10]
1987 Margaret Thatcher Conservative The Next Moves Forward [11][12]
1983 Margaret Thatcher Conservative The Challenge of Our Times [13][14]
1979 Margaret Thatcher Conservative 1979 Conservative Party General Election Manifesto [15][16]
October 1974 Edward Heath Labour Putting Britain First [17][18]
February 1974 Edward Heath Hung (Labour) Firm Action for a Fair Britain [19][20]
1970 Edward Heath Conservative A Better Tomorrow [21][22]
1966 Edward Heath Labour Action Not Words: The New Conservative Programme [23][24]
1964 Alec Douglas-Home Labour Prosperity With A Purpose [25][26]
1959 Harold Macmillan Conservative The Next Five Years [27][28]
1955 Anthony Eden Conservative United for Peace and Progress [29][30]
1951 Winston Churchill Conservative 1951 Conservative Party General Election Manifesto [31][32]
1950 Winston Churchill Labour This is the Road [33][34]
1945 Winston Churchill Labour Winston Churchill's Declaration of Policy to the Electors [35][36]
1935 Stanley Baldwin National Government A call to the nation [37]
1931 Stanley Baldwin National Government The nation's duty [38]
1929 Stanley Baldwin Hung (Labour) Stanley Baldwin's election address [39]
1924 Stanley Baldwin Conservative Stanley Baldwin's election address [40]
1923 Stanley Baldwin Hung (Labour) Stanley Baldwin's election address [41]
1922 Bonar Law Conservative Andrew Bonar Law's election address [42]
1918 Bonar Law Hung (Conservative-dominated coalition) The Manifesto of Lloyd George and Bonar Law [43]
December 1910 Arthur Balfour Hung (Liberal with Irish Nationalist support) Arthur Balfour's election address [44]
January 1910 Arthur Balfour Hung (Liberal with Irish Nationalist support) Arthur Balfour's election address [45]
1906 Arthur Balfour Liberal Arthur Balfour's election address [46]
1900 Lord Salisbury Conservative The manifesto of the Marquess of Salisbury [47]

See also

Further reading

  • Iain Dale, Conservative Party general election manifestos, 1900–1997, Routledge, 2000, ISBN 0-415-20589-1

References

  • Archive of Conservative Party Manifestos, 1900–2001
  • Party Manifestos
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