Today In History- March 22

Today In History- March 22

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Margaret Thatcher puts down Early Day Motion censuring the government, leading to disolving Labour Party.

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Early Day Motion put down as Labour Party dissolves.

  • London, England

In one of the most influential cases decided by the British Parliament, on Mar. 22, 1979, Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher voted down the Early Day Motion.  The motion, censuring the government, lead to the dissolving of the Labour Party in Britain, which would not be reinstated until many years after.

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