Scottish Labour’s latest video: 36 years today since the SNP voted with the Tories to bring down Callaghan’s government

Today it is 36 years since Jim Callaghan’s government was brought down by a vote of no confidence, resulting in the general election months later that brought Margaret Thatcher to power.

The government lost the vote to the Conservatives by one – 310 to 311.  Scottish Labour have produced a video showing that the 11 SNPs at the time voted with Thatcher, helping to usher in 18 years of a Tory government.

Here’s the video in full

 

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