Read about the 1950 general election, in which Clement Attlee’s Labour was re-elected but lost its landslide majority. It secured only a slim majority.

History

How political leaflets used to look: Hampstead, 1950 – with a dog

Winning the seat was the Conservative, Henry Brooke, who went on in the 1960s to a remarkably unsuccessful period as Home Secretary. … Read the full post »

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