The reasons for Labour's victory in the 1945 general election

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  • The reasons for Labour's victory in the 1945 general election.
    • Labour had been winning seats before the war had already started.
    • Labour had increasing support over the Conservatives
    • Trade unions supported the Labour Party.
    • Socialism was not seen as a threat as it as in the 1920s.
    • Many people didn't see Churchill as a peacetime leader
    • Labour seemed to stand for allowing all people to access opportunity.
    • Labour politicians had held key posts in the wartime coalition government.

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