Talk:First Palmerston ministry

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Almost all pages in the 'List of British Governments' sequence are titled [Name of party] Government [start-date] - [end-date] E.g. 'Conservative Government 1858–1859'. I suggest that this page should be titled 'Whig Government 1855–1858'. As stated in 'The formal foundation of the Liberal party is traditionally traced to 1859 and the formation of Palmerston's second government.' Which suggests that his first government was still a Whig one.

Alekksandr (talk) 00:18, 20 February 2010 (UTC) calls Palmerston's 1855-8 Government 'Whig'. This issue was specifically discussed at

Alekksandr (talk) 13:35, 21 February 2010 (UTC)

As most of the pages in the format '[Name of party] Government [start-date] - [end-date]' have now been changed to '[Name of Prime Minister] Ministry', I suggest that this page should be renamed 'First Palmerston ministry'. Alekksandr (talk) 19:34, 13 May 2012 (UTC)