British general election confirms Lord Salisbury's majority (51 words)

Historical Context Note

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The results of the British general election confirms a majority for the Conservatives (under the leadership of Lord Salisbury) in alliance with the Liberals Unionists. Together they command a majority of 152, since the Conservatives win 340 seats, and the Liberal Unionists 71. Their biggest rivals the Liberals win only 177, and the Irish Nationalists 82.

Editors. "British general election confirms Lord Salisbury's majority". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[, accessed 28 October 2016.]