Michael Meadowcroft in The Guardian has an answer to that, of sorts, featuring Jo Grimond. … Read the full post »
Read about the 1964 general election, just won by Harold Wilson‘s Labour Party, defeating Alec Douglas-Home’s Conservative Party by 317 seats to 304 (44.1% of the vote to 43.4%).
The Liberal Party was led by Jo Grimond and gained three seats, moving up to nine MPs. Its vote share also went up 5.3% to 11.2%.
See how Pathe News reported on the 1964 general election in Britain. … Read the full post »
There is so much to enjoy about this 1964 Labour leaflet for Robert Maxwell that I won’t say much to get between you and enjoying it. … Read the full post »
Anthony Asquith, son of Liberal Prime Minister H.H. Asquith, stunt double in Boadicea and respected film director, never quite fulfilled the promise of his talent. … Read the full post »
It’s the norm in politics, as in many other walks of life, to eulogise figures from the past and lament the supposed end of the truly great individuals. … Read the full post »
The first proposals for a TV debate between British political party leaders were made for the 1964 general election. … Read the full post »