N in favour of n
Nouns with other meanings
There are a few other nouns which have this pattern.
In Japan, the consensus in favour of an autumn election is remarkable: all the main national newspapers have called for one.
In the case of consensus and majority, the preposition in favour of is sometimes followed by an '-ing' clause.
consensus imbalance* majority* swing*
Most opinion polls show a majority in favour of preserving the federation.