The Labour Party Leadership Election of 1963: Explaining the Unexpected Election of Harold Wilson

@article{Heppell2010TheLP,
  title={The Labour Party Leadership Election of 1963: Explaining the Unexpected Election of Harold Wilson},
  author={Timothy Heppell},
  journal={Contemporary British History},
  year={2010},
  volume={24},
  pages={151 - 171}
}
  • T. Heppell
  • Published 5 May 2010
  • Political Science, History
  • Contemporary British History
The failed attempts that Harold Wilson made to rest the Labour Party leadership from Hugh Gaitskell in 1960, and the Deputy Leadership from George Brown in 1962, had confirmed his reputation for disloyalty and divisiveness, and secured him the hostility of ‘social democratic right’. As they constituted the majority of the parliamentary Labour Party and ideology was assumed to be the dominant influence in any future party leadership contest, this seemed to undermine the chances of the ‘socialist… 
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