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Alternate 1976 UK General Election


1976 Election Poll  

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  1. 1. If you were a British voter in this 1976, which of the following parties would you vote for?

    • Conservative Party led by Margarette Thatcher
    • Labour Party led by Tony Benn
    • Social Democratic/Liberal Alliance co-led by Tony Crosland, and Jeremy Thorpe
    • Scottish Nationalist Party led by William Wolfe
    • National Front led by John Tyndall
    • Plaid Cymru led by Richard Evans
    • Ecology Party led by Jonathan Tyler
    • Other Minor Party Not Listed Here (State the specific party below)

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Following the election of Tony Benn as Leader of the Labour Party, and Prime Minister, Tony Crosland and a group of four Labour MPs (Shirley Williams, David Owen, Roy Jenkins, and Bill Rodgers) split off to form the Social Democratic Party. Deprived of their majority, the Labour party was unable to thwart a Tory initiated vote of no-confidence, and an election was called.

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