Britain's 'Khaki' election: Conservatives retain power

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Historical Context Note

In the 'Khaki' election in Britain, the. Conservatives, organised by Joseph Chamberlain, remain in power, with a majority, of 134 Conservatives and Unionists 334 seats, Liberal Unionists 68; Liberals 186, Irish Nationalists 82; Labour 2). Lord Salisbury reconstructs ministry, appointing Lord Lansdowne foreign secretary.

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Editors. "Britain's 'Khaki' election: Conservatives retain power". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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