The Conservative Party pulls off a surprise victory in a general election in which the opinion polls were massively wrong. That victory came with the help of Labour Party still hobbled by past economic crisis and which, in the face of defeat, swung sharply to the left… … Read the full post »
Read about the October 1974 general election in which Prime Minister Harold Wilson eked out a narrow victory for the Labour Party.
Lib Dems, and before them the Liberals, are famous for using bar charts on local leaflets. But when did bar charts start? That’s a hard question to answer. … Read the full post »
The 1970s say the dawn of the modern “Good Morning” leaflet, pioneered by the Liberal Party. But before them came the pseudo-telegram. … Read the full post »