Knowledge Identifier: &Liberal_Party_(UK)
Founded in 1983.
Countries: United Kingdom (88%), New Zealand (6%), United States (2%)
Linked to: Conservative Party, Labour Party, Social Democratic Party, House of Lords
During 1988, the Liberals formally merged with the SDP to form the Liberal Democrats, though a small splinter Liberal Party was formed in 1989 by former members opposed to the merger
Meadowcroft himself eventually joined the Liberal Democrats in 2007
In the 2010 General Election, the Conservative Party won more seats than any other, but not enough to form a majority government