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DOMINIC SANDBROOK: Is Cameron brazenly copying Harold Wilson?

DOMINIC SANDBROOK: To those who have followed Mr Cameron’s position, the origins of the 1975 referendum should look familiar. It was designed to paper over the cracks in a divided party.

Harold Wilson Night: the PM who lived and died by television

Two times British Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson who the Establishment feared was a Soviet spy. Description from I searched for this on

Harold Wilson, Prime Minister in the UK (1964 to 1970) - He's the inspiration behind The Beatles' song, "Taxman"


Labour needs to rethink Harold Wilson’s legacy. It still matters

‘Until Tony Blair, Harold Wilson was branded as the chief architect of the betrayal of the left.’

Two young women in hippie attire talk with a uniformed police officer outside of the government of Prime Minister Harold Wilson, 10 Downing Street, London, England, 1968, photographer unknown.


Harold Wilson. First term as Labour Prime Minister 1964-70. Gannex raincoat and pipe.


Margaret Thatcher's years in office

4 December 1985: The Queen poses with Mrs Thatcher and five previous PMs: James Callaghan, Lord Home, Lord Stockton, Harold Wilson and Edward Heath


Rare pictures of the Queen show moments of glamour and tragedy

The Queen and Prince Philip visited Aberfan in South Wales on October 29, 1966 after the collapse of a colliery spoil tip killed 116 children and 28 adults (TASCHEN)