• Short Summary

    ONE OF THE FIRST APPOINTMENTS MADE BY THE LABOUR PRIME MINISTER, MR. WILSON, WAS TO?

  • Description

    ONE OF THE FIRST APPOINTMENTS MADE BY THE LABOUR PRIME MINISTER, MR. WILSON, WAS TO GIVE THE FOREIGN SECRETARYSHIP TO ME. PATRICK GORDON WALKER. WITHIN A FEW HOURS OF LABOUR TAKING OVER THE REINS OF GOVERNMENT, MR. GORDON WALKER WAS AT THE FOREIGN OFFICE.

    MR. GORDON WALKER WAS DEFEATED IN THE GENERAL ELECTION, AT THE CONSTITUENCY OF SMETHWICK. HIS CONSERVATIVE RIVAL TOOK THE SEAT AFTER A CONTROVERSIAL CAMPAIGN BASED ON THE IMMIGRATION AND RACIAL ISSUES. IT IS EXPECTED THAT PATRICK GORDON WALKER WILL STAND AT A BY-ELECTION AFTER ONE OF LABOUR'S REPRESENTATIVES IN A SAFE SEAT IS ELEVATED TO THE HOUSE OF LORDS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABW1M9VK3W23H7HRR7F2QEJHIP
    Media URN:
    VLVABW1M9VK3W23H7HRR7F2QEJHIP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/10/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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