Thursday, 30 April 2009

1886 -the last time Liberals defeated a government?

I'm not completely convinced about this (and I certainly wish I hadn't started this) but as one of my emailers says the Liberals certainly did bring down the Tory government in 1886. Gladstone ceased on an amendment moved by Jesse Collins over small holdings for rural agricultural workers, the 'three acres and a cow amendment'.
Personally I doubt if that was the last time.