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Grimond, Jo
MP; Baron Grimond of Firth
Leader of the Liberal Party 1956-67 and 1976

History (2)
Biographies (1)
Journal articles (12)
Events (4)
Archives: libraries (1)
PhD theses (1)

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History
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Grimond and the first post-war revival

The apogee of two-party politics in the UK was reached in the 1950s. At the 1955 election, the Conservative and Labour parties, and their allies, between them took 96.10 per cent of the vote and 98.7...

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Great Liberals

John Stuart Mill chosen as greatest British Liberal ...

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Biographies
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Biography of MP; Baron Grimond of Firth Jo Grimond

Grimond


Grimond, Jo (Lord Grimond)

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Journal articles
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The origins of community politics

(from journal ' Journal of Liberal Democrat History 28 ')


How did the Liberal Party come to adopt a strategy of community politics in 1970? This article traces the origins of the concept from the New, or Social, Liberalism of Thomas Hill Green, through Jo Grimond's leadership of the Liberal Party, to the counter-culture of the 1960s.
John Meadowcroft

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News

(from journal ' Journal of Liberal History 44 ')


Jo Grimond honoured in St Andrews

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Scottish devolution: the Grimond years

(from journal ' Journal of Liberal Democrat History 17 ')


After 300 years, Scotland is to have a Parliament again. This article examines the role of Jo Grimond in the story of Scottish devolution.

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The election of Jeremy Thorpe to the Liberal leadership

(from journal ' Liberal Democrat History Group Newsletter 15 ')


The first phase of the Liberal postwar revival came to an end with the resignation of Jo Grimond as leader. Tim Beaumont recalls the election of his successor.

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Jo Grimond 1913-1993

(from journal ' Journal of Liberal History 80 ')


David Steel's commemoration lecture, given at Firth Kirk, Finstown, Orkney, 18 May 2013.

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Jo Grimond's leadership of the Liberal Party

(from journal ' Liberal Democrat History Group Newsletter 14 - Special issue: The Liberal revival ')


'The personification and the hope of postwar Liberalism.' The record of Jo Grimond.

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Jo Grimond: the legacy

(from journal ' Journal of Liberal History 80 ')


Report of Liberal Democrat History Group meeting at the National Liberal Club, 10 June 2013, with Peter Sloman, Harry Cowie and Michael Meadowcroft; chair: Tony Greaves.

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Jo Grimond's Liberalism

(from journal ' Liberal Democrat History Group Newsletter 8 ')


Review of Peter Joyce, Giving Politics a Good Name: A Tribute to Jo and Laura Grimond

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Reviews

(from journal ' Journal of Liberal History 40 ')


John Grigg: Lloyd George: War Leader; Michael McManus: Jo Grimond: Towards the Sound of Gunfire; Mark Bonham Carter and Mark Pottle (eds): Lantern Slides: The Dairies and Letters of Violet Bonham Carter, 1904-1914
Ian Hunter, Michael Steed and Robert Ingham

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Remembering Jo

(from journal ' Journal of Liberal History 38 ')


Report of LDHG meeting of September 2002, on Jo Grimond, with Michael McManus, William Wallace, Tony Greaves and Tom Dale.

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'An out-of-date word'

(from journal ' Journal of Liberal History 67 - Special issue: Liberals and the left ')


Jo Grimond and the left.

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Reviews

(from journal ' Journal of Liberal History 48 ')


Reviews
Adonis and Thomas (eds): Roy Jenkins - A Retrospective; Barberis: Liberal Lion - Jo Grimond: A Political Life; Lloyd-George: David Winston: How a Friendship Changed History; Jackson: Harcourt and Son: A Political Biography of Sir William Harcourt
Dr Julie Smith; William Wallace; Dr J. Graham Jones; Martin Pugh

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Events
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Jo Grimond - the legacy

Monday 10 June 2013

Jo Grimond, leader of the Liberal Party from 1956 to 1967, holds a particularly affectionate place in the collective memory of the Liberal Democrats. His charisma, charm, good looks, political courag...

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Clement Davies Liberal Party Saviour?

Sunday 21 September 2003

Clement Davies led the Liberal Party from 1945 to 1956. During that time, the party came very close to dying out but it survived. He turned down Churchills offer of a government position and in so d...

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The Legacy of Jo Grimond - Remembering Jo

Sunday 22 September 2002

There were many at the Brighton Conference who were in no doubt that if it wasnt for a young, charismatic party leader they would have no party at all.
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Why didn't the Liberal Party Die? The first Liberal revival, 1959-66

Friday 7 March 1997

After almost thirty years of continuous decline, the leadership of Jo Grimond, and byelection and local election victories, seemed to herald a new era for the Liberal Party. Why did it all go wrong? ...

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Archives: libraries
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National Library of Scotland

Sources in the Manuscripts Division of the National Library of Scotland for the study of the Liberals and Liberal Democrats ...

archive url: http://www.nls.uk/
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PhD theses
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Jo Grimond's leadership of the Liberal party

Supervisor - Professor Ben Pimlott

London, Ph.D , 1997

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