26: Councilors appeal to the Law Lords.
March 12: Law Lords dismiss councilors’ appeal and
impose £242,000 costs on top of the original £106,000
The councilors are dismissed from office.
A Liberal-Tory junta takes control of the council.
May 7: Labour fights the election on the slogan of ’We
Support the 47’.
They win historic victory to regain control of the council.
Tories reduced to four councilors.
June11: General election. Tories returned to power.
A huge swing to Labour in Liverpool which, if repeated
nationally, would have meant a landslide Labour victory.
| 1955 - 1979 | 1974
- 79 | 1979 - 83 | 1984
| 1985 | 1986
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