The Labour Party elects Mr Hugh Gaitskell to succeed Mr Clement Attlee as Party leader.
Labour party's new leader is chosen - Mr Hugh Gaitskell. SCU. Mr Morgan Phillips, Labour Party Secretary. Mr Hugh Gaitskell and Mrs Gaitskell at long table. SV. Exterior, Transport House. SCU. Mr Herbert Morrison arriving at Transport House. CU. Sign, Transport House. SCU. Mr Gaitskell surrounded by batteries of news photographers. CU. News photographers. SCU. Morgan Phillips, Mr Gaitskell and Mrs Gaitskell seated, & CU. GV. From behind, newsreel cameramen to Morgan Phillips and Gaitskell at table. CU. Gaitskell giving statement (natural sound): "I greatly appreciate... ...half as well as he [Attlee] did".
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