1970 British election

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The 1970 Election.

·         The poor economic record and weak industrial relations had lost the Labour Party support among moderate and swing voters

·         This came as something of a shock to Wilson, especially as there was no need to call an election until 1971, and the decision to hold one was a last minute one by Wilson brought about by some good trade figures and some Labour successes in the May 1970 local


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