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WORLD EXCLUSIVE: 1983 Labour mystery man revealed

Tweet As Denis Healey’s chief of staff during Labour’s suicide-note election campaign of 1983, I attended many meetings of the party’s unwieldy campaign committee first thing in the morning. Chaired by Michael Foot, the committee spent much time debating such … Continue reading

27. April 2017 by rkh
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YP Michael Foot: Decent, Deluded and Doomed

Tweet Published in the Yorkshire Post 23 July 2013 Michael Foot, who was born 100 years ago today, was the most improbable leader of any modern major British political party. Why did he win against Denis Healey? Why did his … Continue reading

23. July 2013 by rkh
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