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dc.contributor.advisor Lewis, Huw
dc.contributor.author Hicks, Kristian
dc.date.accessioned 2011-07-20T13:00:18Z
dc.date.available 2011-07-20T13:00:18Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/7181
dc.description.abstract The Conservative Party in Wales has undergone a great deal of change since the creation of the National Assembly in 1999. As a party that vociferously opposed the passing of any devolution settlement, the ‘Yes’ outcome of the devolution referendum would push the party into a crisis of relevancy. How exactly does a conservative deal such changes in the structure of a political system? What are the environmental push-pull factors and themes that emanate from such a change? This dissertation seeks to explore such questions and also communicates the experiences of the Welsh Conservative party in the age of devolution. The structure of this dissertation is chronological in nature. It begins with the experiences of the Conservatives in the first assembly onwards to the present at the time of writing (2010). A myriad of materials will be utilised from the works of Conservative philosophers, specialists in devolution specifically of the Welsh form , works on Welsh history and journalistic articles. en_UK
dc.language.iso en en_UK
dc.publisher Aberystwyth University en_UK
dc.subject devolution en_UK
dc.title The Welsh Conservative Party and the National Assembly of Wales 1997 – 2010 en_UK
dc.type Text en
dc.publisher.department International Politics en_UK
dc.type.qualificationlevel taught masters en_UK
dc.type.qualificationname MSc Econ en_UK
dc.type.publicationtype thesis or dissertation en


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