The British General Election of 2010


  • 26/10/2010
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The Institute of Economic Affairs invites you to attend an IEA Book Launch – The British General Election of 2010 by Dennis Kavanagh and Philip Cowley (published by Palgrave Macmillan)

The event starts with a drinks reception at 6:00pm and will finish at 8:00pm, with a panel discussion at 6:30pm.


Rt Hon Danny Alexander MP – Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament and Chief Secretary to the Treasury.

Rt Hon Douglas Alexander MP – Labour Member of Parliament, Gordon Brown’s General Election Coordinator and Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions.

Andrew Cooper – Founder and Director of Populus Polling and a former advisor to the Conservative Party.

Also speaking on the night will be the book’s two prestigious authors, Professor Dennis Kavanagh and Professor Philip Cowley.

The British General Election of 2010 is a must-read for anyone wanting to know how the action unfolded in the most dramatic election for a generation. Drawing on hundreds of confidential interviews with all the key players, it offers a compelling insider’s guide to the election’s background, campaign and results, including a detailed account of what really happened in the formation of the UK’s first coalition government since the second world war.

Designed to appeal to everyone from Westminster insiders, to politics students and to the wider general public, this is the authoritative account of the 2010 election.

Continuing a proud Palgrave Macmillan tradition, The British General Election of 2010 is the eighteenth in the prestigious series of books dating back to 1945.

Please be aware that this event is now full and no further RSVPs will be accepted