• Short Summary

    The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party Mr. Harold Wilson on Wednesday led a vote?

  • Description

    The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party Mr. Harold Wilson on Wednesday led a vote of his party's National Executive against joining the European Common Market on the present terms.

    The Labour Party leaders who comprise the National Executive, some of them senior figures in Mr. Wilson's last Labour Government, voted sixteen for and six against a resolution condemning the Conservative British Government's plan to enter Europe on terms recently won by Mr. Geoffrey Rippon.

    The resolution calls for Labour's annual Conference in October to unite wholeheartedly against the Government's policy.

    This was the statement of the resolution made by Labour Party General Secretary Mr. Harry Nicholas after the meeting:

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5KTBMMVO712O5IOR3L3MFHBUS
    Media URN:
    VLVA5KTBMMVO712O5IOR3L3MFHBUS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/07/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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