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    NORWAY'S NEW GOVERNMENT WAS ANNOUNCED TODAY (WEDNESDAY) IN OSLO.MR EINAR GERHARDSEN, LABOUR PARTY CHAIRMAN AND?

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    NORWAY'S NEW GOVERNMENT WAS ANNOUNCED TODAY (WEDNESDAY) IN OSLO.MR EINAR GERHARDSEN, LABOUR PARTY CHAIRMAN AND PRIME MINISTER, AGREED TO FORM A NEW ADMINISTRATION FOLLOWING THE RESIGNATION OF CONSERVATIVE LEADER, MR.JOHN LYNG.THE LATTER HAD FORMED THE COALITION GOVERNMENT WHICH HAD RUN THE COUNTRY FOR ONLY FOUR WEEKS, BUT RESIGNED AFTER PARLIAMENTARY VOTES ON HIS POLICIES FAILED TO GIVE ADEQUATE SUPPORT.

    ALL THE NEW CABINET - EXCEPT FOR THREE MEMBERS - WERE IN THE GERHARDSEN GOVERNMENT WHICH WAS DEFEATED ON AUGUST 23.IT IS WIDELY REGARDED AS SIGN OF STRENGTH TAT MANY OF THE MORE IMPORTANT MINISTRIES, SUCH AS FINANCE, FOREIGN AFFAIRS, AND INDUSTRY ARE GOING RE-OCCUPIED BY FORMER MINISTERS.

    CONFIRMATION FOR THE NEW LABOUR GOVERNMENT'S SUPPORT HAS COME FROM UNPRECEDENTED VOTING IN LOCAL ELECTION.IT WAS WIDELY REGARDED BY POLITICAL OBSERVERS THAT A FAVOURABLE POLL IN THESE ELECTIONS WOULD BE TAKEN AS A POLITICAL MANDATE FOR MR.GERHARDSEN.IS SOME PLACES MORE THAN 90 PER CENT.OF THE ELECTORATE TURNED OUT TO VOTE.COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE OF THE POLITICAL CRISIS BY NORWEGIAN RADIO AND TELEVISION MADE A STRONG IMPACT ON THE VOTERS.LABOUR SUPPORTERS WERE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED BY THE THREAT OF DEFEAT AND TURNED OUT LARGE NUMBERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA518DBJCW7Z27I0QER8E62AT9C
    Media URN:
    VLVA518DBJCW7Z27I0QER8E62AT9C
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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