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On this Day 1960: Labour and Conservative fetes

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On this Day 1960: Labour and Conservative fetes

OTD, July 4th 1960

Today it might be the battle of Rishi and Keir, in the 2024 General Election, but back On this Day in 1960 ATV Midlands News looked at Labour and Conservative fetes held in the Midlands over the weekend.

The Labour Party gala was held in Cannock and was attended by the party leader Hugh Gaitskell and included a carnival parade. Meanwhile at Highbury Park in Moseley, Birmingham the Conservative Association Fete was held. The speakers included Geoffrey Lloyd MP.

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