1970 Election

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LACK OF REPORTING ON THE SUCCESSES OF THE LABOUR PARTY
blah blah blah
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How much did the GNP grow between 1967 and 1970?
6%
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What was the surplus in public finance in 1969?
£600 million
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What was the balance of payments surplus in 1969/70?
£550 million
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WILSON
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What football event could have played a part and why?
England's loss in the 1970 World Cup to Germany because in 1966 Harold Wilson strongly associated himself with the England football club after they won the World Cup
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Why did Wilson call an early election?
Because the polls saw a 12% lead for Labour and the bookies put it at 20:1 that Labour would win (Wilson Overconfidence)
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CONSERVATIVE STRENGTHS
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Why was Heath seen as a change from the traditional conservative?
He was not an Etonian; He was elected by the party MPs; He was young (53); He was the longest party leader since Churchill
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How much did the GNP grow between 1967 and 1970?

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6%

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What was the balance of payments surplus in 1969/70?

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WILSON

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