Tony Benn – In his own words

Jayant Chavda conducted an interview with Tony Benn at his home in Notting Hill for Labour History, the former journal of the Labour History Group, in May 2004. This is a transcript of the wide-ranging conversation, which covered the influence of his father, the 1945 general election, Hugh Gaitskell, his cabinet career under Harold Wilson and Jim Callaghan, the 1981 Labour deputy leadership contest, and the 1983 general election.

The interview can be found on page 11 of Labour History Issue 3 which can be accessed by clicking the link below.

Labour History Issue 3

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