Post War Britain OCR Wilson 1964-1970

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Wilson 1964 – 1970

·         Wilson was a new style of leader – relatable and common

·         He spoke of a ‘new Britain’ and the ‘white heat of technology’

Successes

ü  1965 Race relations Act – helped prevent discrimination

ü  1966 won a mandate of 363 seats (In 1964 he only won 4 seat majority)

ü  Abortion Act 1967 – people have the right to choose

ü  Sexual offences Act 1967

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