Agricultural Party

The Agricultural Party was a minor political party in the United Kingdom. It was founded in 1931 the Norfolk Farmers' Party but changed its name one week after its formation. It initially had the support of the National Farmers Union, Lord Rothermere and Lord Beaverbrook.

The party called for Empire free trade, agricultural protection, and the introduction of duties on food imports. It stood candidates in the 1931 UK general election and again in the East Fife by-election in 1933, but without success, and it lost its high-profile supporters. It appears to have been disbanded in the late 1940s.

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... Party Votes % Seats People's Party 317,312 18.8 62 Liberal Party 291,083 17.2 56 National Progressive Center Union 277,739 16.4 45 Georgios Papandreou Party 180,185 10.7 35 Democratic Alignment 163,824 9.7 18 ...

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