Dubbed by the right of the party as a “suicide note”, the manifesto failed to counter the Falklands War glow that enveloped Thatcher and the Tories and the emergence of the Liberal/SDP alliance. The election result was a disaster for Labour taking it to an all time low.
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I'm Tony McMahon and I've had two books published set in this time of crisis. "Original Rude Boy", the biography of Neville Staple of The Specials. "No Place To Hide", the biography of 80s boxer Errol Christie. I was very politically active during this period - not on Thatcher's side! View all posts by The Thatcher Crisis Years