Saturday, February 4, 2023

From the archive: The General Election of May 1979

SOME political anoraks (sorry psephologists) have spent part of May Bank Holiday Monday watching the BBC Parliament channels re-running of the 1979 General Election.

It was held on May 3rd, 1979 and almost forty years to the day, signalled, in many ways, a tremendous change in the political landscape in the United Kingdom.

So how did people in Thurrock vote?

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