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Ripe for the Left

Ripe for the Left "IF the Left was a serious force any more in British politics then the reaction to this Government'? policies could be measured in thousands of protest votes going to the Communists or some new radical party rather than to the nationalists and occasionally to the Liberals." The rpeaker was a Labour MP, at one time a Left-wing rebel against the post-war Atlee Government, but today among the loyalist of Wilson supporters in Parliament. Ho was commenting on a phenomenon which has struck many observers of the British scene since the return of the Labour Government in 1964.

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