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  • Sedgefield, England
    Thursday Jun 9, 1983

    Tony Blair

    1983 General Election

    Sedgefield, England
    Thursday Jun 9, 1983

    At the age of thirty, he was elected as MP for Sedgefield in 1983; despite the party's landslide defeat at the general election.




  • London, England
    Thursday Jun 9, 1983

    Margaret Thatcher

    Thatcher re-elected for a second successive term

    London, England
    Thursday Jun 9, 1983

    The "Falklands factor", an economic recovery beginning early in 1982, and a bitterly divided opposition all contributed to Thatcher's second election victory in 1983.




  • United Kingdom
    Thursday Jun 9, 1983

    Brexit

    The 1983 general election

    United Kingdom
    Thursday Jun 9, 1983

    The Labour Party campaigned in the 1983 general election on a commitment to withdraw from the EC without a referendum.




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