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Harold Wilson (1916-1995) - Part 1

Baron Wilson of Rievaulx.

Harold Wilson was a renowned British Labour politician who became party leader in 1963, serving two terms of office as Prime Minister from 1964-1970 and 1974-1976. His premiership was dominated by the issue of UK admission to membership of the European Community (now the European Union), the Social Contract (unofficial agreement with the Trade Unions) and economic difficulties.