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1945 UK General election?

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In one of the most famous elections ever, Clement Attlee defeated Winston Churchill's Tory party by a landslide majority.

This would be a great scenario to make in my opinion.

Labour party - Clement Attlee

Conservative party - Winston Churchill

Liberal party - Archibald Sinclair

Other parties

Commen Wealth

Communist

Plaid Cymru

National Liberal

Nationalist (NI)

Commonwealth Labour

National Goverment

Independent

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It's an interesting idea. I dunno though- it would basically be a guaranteed Labour Party landslide. Plus the issue positions might be a bit rough, since there wasn't much of a difference between the Tories and the Liberals. Plus, the other parties all performed extremely poorly.

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It's an interesting idea. I dunno though- it would basically be a guaranteed Labour Party landslide. Plus the issue positions might be a bit rough, since there wasn't much of a difference between the Tories and the Liberals. Plus, the other parties all performed extremely poorly.

A lot would depend on how you set the scenario up. If you set the voting data as the actual 1945 data then GOP is right. If you set the voting data as an average of 1935 and 1945 you would get an interesting scenario. Without wishing to turn this into a political post, I disagree with GOP regarding the party issue positions. The Liberal position on most key issues was more similar to that of Labour than the Conservatives.

I started a 1945 scenario but left it for more interesting UK historical scenarios. If anyone would like to progress such a scenario, you are welcome to my files.

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I don't think it was guaranteed. Churchill could have done better but he ran a poor campaign. It is worth making I think. If there are plans to do one I'd be happy to lend a hand.

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I am thinking of doing a New Britannia election set in 1945 or 1914. Would you guys rather see 1914 or 1945? Please feel free to make party leaders and post them here.

PARTIES:

Conservative (1914, 1945)

Labour (1914, 1945)

Liberal (1914, 1945)

Celtic (1914, 1945)

Communist (1945)

Issues (so far, 1914)

Alcohol

Church and State

Defence

Foreign Policy

Irish Question

Lords Reform

Prohibition

Social Security

Tax and Budget

Trade

Workers' Rights

Issues (so far, 1945)

Commonwealth

Devaluation

Economic Recovery

Education

Empire

Housing Shortage

Micro World War II

Nationalisation

NHS

Rationing

Soviet Relations

Tax and Budget

Trade Unions

Welfare State

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Welfare state v. high I'd say. Public opinion very much to the left on this. Leadership would be Churchill's great strength.

Right. I do need 12 more issues for 1945, and 8 more for 1914, though.

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I'd prefer 1945. Are the issues based on 1945 reality or fiction? Other issues could be:

Decolonisation

Devaluation

Education

Housing Shortage

Indo-Chinese War

Rationing

Rearmament

Tax and Budget

Trade Unions

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