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Harold Wilson and British Socialism

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Time: 5.00pm - 6.30pm
Venue: Room 5002, John Galsworthy building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
Price: free
Speaker(s): Dr Kevin Hickson

Harold Wilson and British Socialism

Fifty years on from Prime Minister Harold Wilson's landslide election victory of 1966, Dr Kevin Hickson discusses the subject of his latest book, Harold Wilson: The Unprincipled Prime Minister? Was Wilson, Britain's leader at the height of the ‘Swinging Sixties', a socially reforming modernizer or merely a manager of Britain's decline? And what lessons does his leadership offer the Labour Party in its present day predicament?

Dr Kevin Hickson is senior lecturer in British politics at the University of Liverpool, and has published widely on the politics and history of the British Labour and Conservative parties.

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Contact: Marisa Linton
Email: M.Linton@kingston.ac.uk

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