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Labour in Office 19749

Labour's narrow Commons' majority

Overall majority throughout its five years in office was never more than 3 seats
Heavily dependent on the Liberal MPs which eventually formalised in the '77 LibLab
pact

Inflation

Suffered the worst effects of the rapid inflation that followed the oil price…

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'72 Wilson began renegotiations in regard to agriculture, budget payments and the
special provisions for commonwealth imports to quieten the left
He was offering the people a real voice in shaping their destiny
MPs were under no instruction from their parties as to which side to take= cross party
divide…

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