Shirley Williams being interviewed by Robin Day in the wake of her 1979 election defeat
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BBC Rewind: Shirley Williams loses Hertford and Stevenage

Robin Day interviews Shirley Williams in the wake of her shock defeat in the 1979 general election, which she entered as a member of the Labour Party cabinet as both Secretary of State for Education and Paymaster General.

Clip taken from Decision 79, first broadcast 4 May 1979

  • 17 Nov 2014