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Shirley Williams reacts to 1979 election defeat

Title
Shirley Williams reacts to 1979 election defeat
Genre
Interview; Speech; Election coverage
TX Date
May 1979
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:00:44
Description
Speech and interview at the 1979 General Election by former Education Secretary, Shirley Williams, after losing her seat in Hertford and Stevenage to Conservative candidate Bowen Wells. (Re-broadcast in 1981 following a split in the Labour Party and the formation of the Council for Social Democracy (later the Social Democratic Party)). Interviewer not heard.
Contributors
Shirley Williams
Keywords
Elections; Politics; Labour Party; Political parties; Shirley Williams; Members of Parliament; Party politics; Council for Social Democracy; SDP; Politicians; General elections; Parliamentary candidates; Stevenage; Hertfordshire; Constituencies

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