Read about the October 1974 general election in which Prime Minister Harold Wilson eked out a narrow victory for the Labour Party.


There’s something rather familiar about the politics of the early 1970s…

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 »