16 Jan On political parties – Benjamin Disraeli
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In his Manchester speech of 1872, former U.K. Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli expressed thus his opinion about political parties –
“I look upon Parliamentary government as the noblest government in the world. But without the discipline of political connection, animated by the principle of private honour, I feel certain that a popular assembly would sink before the power or the corruption of the minister.”
Quoted in my 1999 law thesis ‘The Constituitonal Implications of Party Organisation and Party Finance’
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