• Short Summary

    MR QUINTIN HOGG, SIR ALEC DOUGLAS-HOME'S RECENT RIVAL FOR THE PREMIERSHIP, TODAY (THURSDAY) WON HIS WAS BACK TO THE HOUSE OF COMMONS IN BRITAIN BY HOLDING THE GOVERNMENT'S SAINT MARYLEBONE SEAT IN A BY-ELECTION.

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    MR QUINTIN HOGG, SIR ALEC DOUGLAS-HOME'S RECENT RIVAL FOR THE PREMIERSHIP, TODAY (THURSDAY) WON HIS WAS BACK TO THE HOUSE OF COMMONS IN BRITAIN BY HOLDING THE GOVERNMENT'S SAINT MARYLEBONE SEAT IN A BY-ELECTION.

    BUT THE COLOURFUL CONSERVATIVE,WHO RENOUNCED HIS TITLE OF VISCOUNT HAILSHAM TO FIGHT THE CONTEST, WAS UNABLE TO PREVENT THE GOVERNMENT MAJORITY FROM BEING SLASHED BY NEARLY TWO-THIRDS FORM 14,771 VOTES IN 1959 TO 5,276 VOTES.

    THE BY-ELECTION WAS CAUSED BY THE ELEVATION TO THE PEERAGE OF SIR WAVELL WAKEFIELD, THE CONSERVATIVE MEMBER.HE HAD A MAJORITY OF 14,771 IN THE LAST GENERAL ELECTION.

    THE OTHER CANDIDATES WERE PETER PLOUVIEZ (LABOUR) AND MICHAEL WHEELER, THE LIBERAL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8ODJ1JYZZL25OCDH84OOU16VV
    Media URN:
    VLVA8ODJ1JYZZL25OCDH84OOU16VV
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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