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  1. List of U.K. Prime Ministers 1945-2020

    No Taff Vale Judgement 1902: Arthur Balfour (Conservative) [1] 1905: Henry Cambell-Bannerman (Liberal) [2] 1908: Herbert H. Asquith (Liberal) [3] 1912: Herbert H. Asquith (Liberal) [1] Balfour's government was dominated with foreign policy, and with only the 1902 Education Act as a domestic...
  2. List of U.K. Prime Ministers 1945-2020

    Simply a List Just a conventional list, with no precedent. 1945: Clement Attlee (Labour) [1] 1947: Clement Attlee (Labour) [2] 1951: Aneurin Bevan (Labour) [3] 1952: Aneurin Bevan (Labour) [4] 1955: Winston Churchill, Duke of London (Conservative) [5] 1958: Rab Butler (Conservative) [6] 1961...
  3. AHC: Earliest Possible Digital Revolution

    Give Liebniz another decade, and the patronage of George I of Great Britain? Lo! The mechanical calculators of the East India Company?
  4. List of U.K. Prime Ministers 1945-2020

    2007: Gordon Brown (Labour) [1] 2012: David Cameron (Conservative minority) [2] [1] Following his election as Labour leader following the resignation of Tony Blair, Gordon Brown calls a snap election. The sudden boost in support allows Labour to win a small majority, a mandate and another...
  5. Skyscrapers in Totalitarian Country?

    Oooh, also: stayed in the gently rotting, prostitute-riddled Hotel Ukraine (now the super-spiffy Radisson Royal) while travelling in Russia with college, back in 2004. The 'Seven Sisters', as they call them, are inhumanly vast.
  6. Skyscrapers in Totalitarian Country?

    And then there's this.
  7. List of U.K. Prime Ministers 1945-2020

    Princess Charlotte Lives 1818: Robert Banks Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool (Tory) [1] 1822: Robert Banks Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool (Tory) [2] 1824: Dudley Ryder, 1st Earl of Harrowby (Harrowby Tory leading Harrowby Tory-Whig Coalition) [3] 1826:Robert Stewart, 2nd Marquess of...
  8. List of U.K. Prime Ministers 1945-2020

    Princess Charlotte Lives 1818: Robert Banks Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool (Tory) [1] 1822: Robert Banks Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool (Tory) [2] 1824: Dudley Ryder, 1st Earl of Harrowby (Harrowby Tory leading Harrowby Tory-Whig Coalition) [3] 1826: Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh...
  9. Challenge: A British City-State

    I'm not sure any of these are large enough, but Steelyard, King's Lynn, and Ipswich all had strong ties to the Hanseatic League. Maybe there's a pivot point somewhere in there?
  10. Abandoned/Proposed Feasible Megaprojects

    Flooding Egypt's Qatarra Depression for hydroelectricity, weather engineering, salt harvesting, and electrolysis.
  11. Heathrow Airport (UK, west of London)

    Gatwick expansion? Not in my (counterfactual) back yard! :mad:
  12. AHC: Make Ireland's Population 50 Million by 2012

    No potato famine, Dominion of Ireland, Irish Gandhi (allohistorical offspring of a famine victim) gains independence from the British Empire in the 1940s, Green Revolution boosted by Irish scientists' work on plant genetics in the 1950s, Irish Quiet Revolution in the late 1960s, Dublin...
  13. Let's discuss the AH elements in "Fringe"

    Some of the details are quite nice, and the existence of the observers indicates that there's something bigger at work here. It isn't a traditional "many-worlds" thing, and, even if it was intended as such, it'd already be better than Sliders. I do like the ID requirements for public...
  14. Alternate "Most Progressive" Nations

    The multicultural aftermath of a Protestant Poland-Lithuania.
  15. List of U.K. Prime Ministers 1945-2020

    Great North Vote goes through 2005: Tony Blair (Labour) [1] 2007: Gordon Brown (Labour) [2] 2010: Lord Mandelson (Acting) [3] [1] In 2004, Prescott's office paved the way for the British federal state. The Northeast, then Yorkshire & Humber and finally the Northwest all agreed for a devolution...
  16. List of U.K. Prime Ministers 1945-2020

    Okay, so what has the monarchy been replaced with? French-style presidential executive? Symbolic elected head-of-state? Can we list them as well?
  17. List of U.K. Prime Ministers 1945-2020

    Not a Welsh Wizard, but a Grey One 1908: Herbert Henry Asquith (Liberal) 1910 (Jan): Herbert Henry Asquith (Liberal) 1910 (Dec): Herbert Henry Asquith (Liberal) 1914: Edward Grey (Liberal) [1] 1918: Edward Grey (Liberal-Labour Coalition) [2] 1920: George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of...
  18. List of U.K. Prime Ministers 1945-2020

    Who lost an arm to cancer in the early 1970s? Note: Pop culture reference, not vindictiveness. Also: AMAZING.
  19. List of U.K. Prime Ministers 1945-2020

    Post-Jacobite Britain, Part Two: 1863- 1863: John Fremont (Commonwealth - National Government)[1] 1865: James Onedin (Constitutional Democrat caretaker government) [2] 1868: James Onedin (Constitutional Democrat-New Whig Coalition) [3] 1871: Judah P. Benjamin (Constitutional Democrat-New Whig...
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